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Important Hāpai Hapori (Community Operations) funding dates

Maramataka Tahua Hāpai Hapori

Hāpai Hapori Funding Calendars 2023/2024 and 2024/25

This document lists the opening, closing and decision dates for all funds administered by Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs' Hāpai Hapori branch. It includes dates for:

You can download PDF versions of the funding calendars here:

Hāpai Hapori Funding Calendar 2023/24 (PDF 187KB)

Hāpai Hapori Funding Calendar 2024/25 (PDF 202KB)

The Department of Internal Affairs reserves the right to change the dates listed on this page.

2023/2024 Te Puna Tahua Lottery Grants Board

Fund Opening date Closing date 'Decision by' date*
(the latest date a decision meeting will occur)
Te Tahua Whakatinana Papakāinga
Lottery Community Fund (round 2)
25 October 2023 22 November 2023 21 March 2024
Te Komiti mo ngā Tāngata Hauā
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities - round 4
Always open 15 February 2024
Te Komiti mo ngā Tāngata Hauā
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities - round 5
Always open 19 April 2024
Te Komiti mo ngā Tāngata Hauā
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities - round 6
Always open 14 June 2024
Te Tahua Hapori Ngā Whakaurunga
Lottery Community Facilities round 2
3 January 2024 28 February 2024 5 June 2024
Te Tahua Taiao Ngā Taonga
Lottery Environment and Heritage Fund round 2
3 January 2024 28 February 2024 29 May 2024
Te Tahua Mā Te Minita Anō Tohatoha
Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund
Always open Monthly
Lottery Oranga Marae Fund - Technical or feasibility study support Dates for Technical or Feasibility Study Support - To Be Confirmed.  
   
Lottery Oranga Marae Fund - Marae Development Implementation dates Dates for Marae Development Implementation - To Be Confirmed.  
   

*'Decision by' dates are the latest date a committee or advisory group can meet to make funding decisions for a funding round. If you have a funding request being considered in that funding round, you will be informed of the decision by email shortly after that meeting.

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2023/2024 Ngā kaupapa e tautokona ā-pūteatia ana e te Karauna Crown Funds

Fund Opening date Closing date 'Decision by' date*
(the latest date a decision meeting will occur)
Tahua Āheinga Hapori me te Tūaotanga
Community and Volunteering Capability Fund - Organisational capability priority (through internships)
Always open Allow up to 12 weeks from when you submit your request for a decision
Tahua Āheinga Hapori me te Tūaotanga
Community and Volunteering Capability Fund – Youth worker training priority
Always open Allow up to 12 weeks from when you submit your request for a decision
Hōtaka Whakawhanake e ārahina ana e te Hapori
Community-led Development Fund
Always open Monthly
Racing Safety Fund round 2 31 January 2024 27 March 2024 25 April 2024

*'Decision by' dates are the latest date a committee or advisory group can meet to make funding decisions for a funding round. If you have a funding request being considered in that funding round, you will be informed of the decision by email shortly after that meeting.

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2023/2024 Trust funds

Fund Opening date Closing date 'Decision by' date*
(the latest date a decision meeting will occur)
Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust (2023/24 round 2) 21 February 2024 27 March 2024 31 May 2024
Peace and Disarmament Education Trust
(2023/24 round 2)
6 March 2024 17 April 2024 15 May 2024
Pacific Development Conservation Trust
(2023/24 round 2)
7 February 2024 20 March 2024 14 May 2024
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2023/24 round 4)
Always open 29 January 2024
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2023/24 round 5)
Always open 29 March 2024
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2023/24 round 6)
Always open 28 May 2024

*'Decision by' dates are the latest date a committee or advisory group can meet to make funding decisions for a funding round. If you have a funding request being considered in that funding round, you will be informed of the decision by email shortly after that meeting.

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2024/2025 Te Puna Tahua Lottery Grants Board

Fund Opening date Closing date 'Decision by' date*
(the latest date a decision meeting will occur)
Te Tahua Whakatinana Papakāinga
Lottery Community Fund (round 1)
26 June 2024 24 July 2024 23 October 2024
Te Tahua Whakatinana Papakāinga
Lottery Community Fund (round 2)
23 October 2024 20 November 2024 19 March 2025
Te Tahua Hapori Ngā Whakaurunga
Lottery Community Facilities Fund (round 1)
17 July 2024 4 September 2024 13 December 2024
Te Tahua Hapori Ngā Whakaurunga
Lottery Community Facilities Fund (round 2)
1 January 2025 26 February 2025 6 June 2025
Te Tahua Taiao Ngā Taonga
Lottery Environment and Heritage Fund (round 1)
5 June 2024 31 July 2024 30 October 2024
Te Tahua Taiao Ngā Taonga
Lottery Environment and Heritage Fund (round 2)
1 January 2025 26 February 2025 23 May 2025
Te Tahua Rangahau Hauoratanga
Lottery Health Research Fund
3 July 2024 28 August 2024 20 November 2024
Te Tahua Whakaruruhau
Lottery Outdoor Safety Fund
5 June 2024 17 July 2024 27 September 2024
Te Komiti mo ngā Tāngata Hauā
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities (IWD) Fund
Always open Decisions on IWD grants are made in:
August, October, December, February, April, June
Te Tahua Mā Te Minita Anō Tohatoha
Lottery Minister's Discretionary Fund
Always open Monthly
Oranga Marae
Technical or feasibility study support dates
Dates for Technical or Feasibility Study Support - To Be Confirmed.  
   
   
Oranga Marae
Marae Development Implementation dates
Dates for Marae Development Implementation - To Be Confirmed.  
   
   
   

*'Decision by' dates are the latest date a committee or advisory group can meet to make funding decisions for a funding round. If you have a funding request being considered in that funding round, you will be informed of the decision by email shortly after that meeting.

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2024/2025 Ngā kaupapa e tautokona ā-pūteatia ana e te Karauna Crown Funds

Fund Opening date Closing date 'Decision by' date*
(the latest date a decision meeting will occur)
Te Tahua Mā Ngā Whakahaere i Ngā Hapori
Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS)
17 April 2024 15 May 2024 31 July 2024
Tahua Āheinga Hapori me te Tūaotanga
Community and Volunteering Capability Fund - Sector leadership priority
8 May 2024 5 June 2024 26 July 2024
Tahua Āheinga Hapori me te Tūaotanga
Community and Volunteering Capability Fund - Volunteering priority
8 May 2024 5 June 2024 26 July 2024
Tahua Āheinga Hapori me te Tūaotanga
Community and Volunteering Capability Fund - Organisational capability priority (through internships)
Always open Allow up to 12 weeks from when you submit your request for a decision
Tahua Āheinga Hapori me te Tūaotanga
Community and Volunteering Capability Fund - Youth worker training priority
Always open Allow up to 12 weeks from when you submit your request for a decision
Hōtaka Whakawhanake e ārahina ana e te Hapori
Community-led Development Fund
Always open Monthly
Disarmament Education UN Fund 12 June 2024 24 July 2024 4 September 2024
Ethnic Communities Development Fund Always open Monthly
Racing Safety Fund
(2024/25 round 1)
24 July 2024 18 September 2024 16 October 2024
Racing Safety Fund
(2024/25 round 2)
29 January 2025 26 March 2025 25 April 2025
Safer Communities Fund 13 November 2024 19 February 2025 28 March 2025

*'Decision by' dates are the latest date a committee or advisory group can meet to make funding decisions for a funding round. If you have a funding request being considered in that funding round, you will be informed of the decision by email shortly after that meeting.

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2024/2025 Trust funds

Fund Opening date Closing date 'Decision by' date*
(the latest date a decision meeting will occur)
Peace and Disarmament Education Trust
(2024/25 round 1)
12 June 2024 24 July 2024 4 September 2024
Peace and Disarmament Education Trust
(2024/25 round 2)
5 March 2025 16 April 2025 14 May 2025
Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust
(2024/25 round 1)
14 August 2024 25 September 2024 1 November 2024
Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust
(2024/25 round 2)
19 February 2025 26 March 2025 30 April 2025
Norman Kirk Memorial Trust 7 August 2024 18 September 2024 13 November 2024
Pacific Development Conservation Trust
(2024/25 round 1)
7 August 2024 20 September 2024 6 November 2024
Pacific Development Conservation Trust
(2024/25 round 2)
5 February 2025 19 March 2025 14 May 2025
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2024/25 round 1)
Always open 29 July 2024
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2024/25 round 2)
Always open 27 September 2024
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2024/25 round 3)
Always open 29 November 2024
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2024/25 round 4)
Always open 29 January 2025
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2024/25 round 5)
Always open 28 March 2025
Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust
(2024/25 round 6)
Always open 28 May 2025
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 3 July 2024 14 August 2024 27 November 2024

*'Decision by' dates are the latest date a committee or advisory group can meet to make funding decisions for a funding round. If you have a funding request being considered in that funding round, you will be informed of the decision by email shortly after that meeting.

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