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Funding Opportunities

Kendra Tate

Kendra Tate

Sport Development Advisor, Women & Girls Lead

Funding Opportunities

The sport, active recreation and play sector has funding specifically for projects and initiatives that are committed to improving the opportunities, value and visibility for women and girls. See these funding opportunities below.

Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa

 Manawa Active Aotearoa provides funding for the delivery of activities for children and young people. Activities can be new or existing, and your application needs to show how you’re meeting the needs of young people. 

This fund has a particular focus on groups who are less active, including girls and young women, disabled people and those living in higher deprivation communities. 

Status: Currently Open

Innovations for Young Women Fund

The Innovations for Young Women fund was designed to encourage and support the development of new and bright ideas to engage young women to get and stay active.

The focus of this fund is to create opportunities for young women (aged 12 to 18) to increase their levels of physically active through play, active recreation and sport, with a particular focus on those who are less active.

Status: Currently Closed

Young Women’s Activation Fund

The fund has been designed to support organisations to be part of a collective effort to achieve this vision. The focus is on creating opportunities for young women (aged 12-18 years) to increase their time spent being physically active and/or to take up leadership opportunities in play, active recreation and sport.

Status: Currently Closed

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