FUNDING & SCHOLARSHIPS

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MARAE & HAPŪ DEVELOPMENT CONTACT

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING CONTACT

SPONSORSHIP & DISCRETIONARY FUNDING CONTACT

Hapū Development

More than 130 Ngāpuhi marae, hapū, whenua and environmental groups have accessed this fund to develop and implement long-term sustainable plans and projects for the trusts and assets they manage.

The amount that can be applied for is $5000, and applicants may apply only once per financial year (1 July to 30 June).

There are five funding rounds each year closing on 6 February, 6 April, 6 June, 6 August and 6 October.


About the fund:
  • The fund is for cultural, social, environmental and economic development projects that have sustainable outcomes and long term benefits for Ngāpuhi hapū and marae communities.
  • For planning purposes, the fund may help kick-start or contribute to the development of project stages.
  • The fund is for projects that are current, or yet to begin. We do not fund projects in retrospect.
  • Applications are accepted from Ngāpuhi marae and hapū community groups who are established as a legal entity, and will deliver their projects within the Takiwā rohe of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi.
  • For detailed information on applying to this fund, go to our Application Guide.

Past projects that we have funded include:
  • Foundation document development (charters, constitutions and trust deeds)
  • Strategic and business plan development (marae, land, kāinga, environmental)
  • Economic development plans
  • Feasibility reports
  • Governance and management development (setting up portfolios and terms of reference)
  • Financial management (policies, procedures and reporting practices)
  • Taonga Preservation Plans (for tūpuna photos, korowai, carvings, monument care and restoration)

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Minor Capital Works Funding

Remedial repair needed on your marae?  Several Ngāpuhi marae have accessed this fund to take care of repairs on their marae that cost less than $5000.

The amount that can be applied for is $5000, and applicants may apply only once per financial year (1 July to 30 June).

There are five funding rounds each year closing on 6 February, 6 April, 6 June, 6 August and 6 October.


About the fund:
  • The fund is strictly for remedial repairs to the marae for issues that prevent the marae from being used. Works must be remedial, under $5000 and have professional quotes.
  • The fund is for works that are current or yet to be carried out. We do not fund projects in retrospect.
  • Applications will only be received from Ngāpuhi marae situated within the Takiwā rohe o Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi.
  • For detailed information on applying to this fund, go to our Application Guide.

Past projects that we have funded include:
  • Street lighting and safe access for marae located on a state highway
  • Fix leak in kitchen pipes and cover for kitchen entrance
  • Health and safety compliance
  • Roof repairs
  • Replacement of a water pump
  • Installation of water tank and pipe fittings

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Major Marae Project Assistance Funding

Are you ‘completing’ a major marae development project? We may be able to help.  The amount that can be applied for is $20,000 and applicants may apply only once in any given year.

There are two funding rounds each year closing on 6 April and 6 October.

This fund is contestable, with a maximum of two (2) distributions to Ngāpuhi marae per financial year (1 July to 30 June).


About the fund:
  • Major Marae Project Assistance funding is for ‘completing’ major marae development projects only.
  • The fund is for end project stages that have not yet commenced. Applications for retrospective works will not be considered.
  • Successful funding recipients are subject to a 3-year stand down, before they may re-apply to this fund.
  • Applications will only be accepted from Ngāpuhi marae situated within the Takiwā rohe of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi.
  • For detailed information on applying to this fund, go to our Application Guide.

Past projects that we have funded include:
  • Completion of disability ablution block
  • Wheelchair access and upgrade of hot water system for the marae complex
  • Replacement of marae tables and chairs
  • Carpeting of wharenui and upgrade of ablution block
  • Fencing for safety purposes
  • Purchase of oven and dishwasher to make kitchen fully functional

Application Decision Process

  • All funding applications go before the Funding Committee (1-2 months after each funding round closes).
  • The Funding Committee will decide the outcome of all applications to the fund.
  • All applicants will receive written notification of the Funding Committee’s decision (within 5 working days of the decision being received).
  • The Committee’s decision is final, and no further correspondence will be entered into.
Downloads:

 APPLICATION GUIDE  FAQs

Reporting

Reporting on funded projects ensures there is accountability for Ngāpuhi funds received, and distributed.  All funding recipients are required to report on their projects.

The project reporting form is provided to ensure reports are informative and specific to the purposes in which funding was granted.

Download a Project Reporting form:

PROJECT REPORTING FORM

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Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships

The 2020 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarship round is now closed. The 2021 Scholarship round opens 01 November 2020.

NCEA Award

We have 15 x $500 scholarship grants to distribute.

Open to all school leavers, the NCEA Award is a new scholarship grant which was introduced last year for our taiohi heading into their first year of tertiary study.

Other available Scholarships are listed below:

University Entrance/NCEA Award

15 x $500 Disbursements

Bachelor/Undergraduate Degree

42 x $1,000 Bachelor Degree level disbursements

Graduate and Post-Graduate Scholarships

7 x $1,500 Honours Degree
7 x $1,500 Graduate or Post-Graduate Diploma
5 x $2,000 Masters
4 x $4,000 PhD


Eligibility

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must:

  • Whakapapa to Ngāpuhi and be fully registered with the Rūnanga
  • Be formally enrolled with a tertiary provider as a full-time Undergraduate or part-time Graduate or Post-Graduate
  • Be studying in New Zealand
  • Complete a 2019 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarship Application Form and provide all information requested by the closing date.  Incomplete application forms will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant.
  • All sections of the application form must be completed.
  • You are not eligible to apply if you have been the recipient of a scholarship in the previous academic year.

How To Apply
“The 2020 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships have now closed.  
The 2021 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarship Round opens 1st November 2020″
For more information, phone 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 642 784).

Past Scholarship Recipients

2015 > 2016 > 2017 > 2018 > 2019 > 2020


Read some of the acknowledgements from past Scholarship Recipients

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Sponsorship Funding

The Sponsorship Fund is a one off application where a group or organisation are participating in or organising a special event. To be eligible for this fund you must fulfil the following:

  • Apply for funding at least 15 working days BEFORE the event happens.
  • Members of your group or organisation must be registered with Te Rūnanga-A-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi.
  • Provide in writing, a letter and profile outlining your event, include overall costs, and a photograph for the Ngāpuhi website (Ngāpuhi News). This can be as brief or as long as you wish.
  • Provide a letter of verification from your coach, teacher or organisation on letterhead, confirming your participation in this event
  • Provide your bank details on a pre-printed bank deposit slip, or a verified printout of your bank account details from your bank. Payment will be made by Direct Credit to your account.

The amount of the grant shall be a contribution towards the cost and not represent the total cost to the group.
At the discretion of the CEO, the grant may be made up of a combination of cash and Ngāpuhi tribal wear.
The MAXIMUM amount in total shall not exceed $1000 per group/team or organisation.
The event must have a major impact or contribution to Ngāpuhi.

A brief report is required once the event is completed. If a report is not submitted, you will not be eligible for the Sponsorship Fund in the future.

The Sponsorship Fund does not cover costs related to education fees, medical bills, housing, debt, business ventures or legal costs.

IMPORTANT! If you are successful in receiving funding:
a) you will not be eligible for further funding for 12 months
b) you agree to your profile and event being used as positive publicity for Ngapuhi (you will be notified).

If your group/team or organisation does not attend the event, the funds must be returned to Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi.


Sponsorship Funding

The Sponsorship Fund seeks to assist a group or organisation who are participating in or organising a special event.

In past years we have been able to support sports teams, cultural, community and whānau groups.

To apply for Sponsorship, you must be a registered Ngāpuhi tribal member, residing in NZ.  Not registered? You can apply to register.  You can also check and update your registration details.


How to apply

 DOWNLOAD APPLICATION PDF

Please post or deliver applications to:
Te Rūnanga-A-Iwi O Ngāpuhi,
PO Box 263,
16 Mangakāhia Rd, Kaikohe.


Read some of the acknowledgements from past Sponsorship Recipients

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Discretionary Funding

The Discretionary Fund is a one off application where an individual child/adult represents their region in a successful event or participates in a special event.

In past years we have been able to support Ngāpuhi individuals to participate and compete in ports teams, cultural, community and whānau groups and since XXXX have provided over XXXX

Where there are more than five children/adults from the same team/club applying, they must apply for the Sponsorship Fund as a team/club/group.

To apply for Discretionary Funding, you must be a registered Ngāpuhi tribal member, residing in NZ.

Not registered? You can REGISTER HERE .
You can also check and update your registration details by logging in.


How to apply

 DOWNLOAD APPLICATION PDF
Complete and return the application PDF to us at least 15 working days before the event happens

Please post or deliver applications to:
Te Rūnanga-A-Iwi O Ngāpuhi,
PO Box 263,
16 Mangakāhia Rd, Kaikohe.


Read some of the acknowledgements from past Discretionary Funding Recipients

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