The purpose of the funding programme is to assist Māori Wardens to deliver community based services, improve organisational capacity and capability and support national events.
With a limited funding pool of $1,000,000 per annum and a substantial number of Māori Warden groups requiring assistance, the Programme is viewed as providing a contribution towards the costs to deliver services and activities. This means that groups will need to seek other sources of funding to meet their total costs and develop relationships or partnerships that benefit the group.
Funding is available to assist with the following services and activities:
Māori Warden groups must:
Under the Operational Assistance Fund the amount which covers costs relating to patrolling, event safety & security and community support, will be determined by Te Puni Kōkiri. This will be calculated by providing a base figure applicable to all groups and then adding variable amounts based on the number of affiliated warranted Māori Wardens and the number of days worked. Under both the National Event Fund and the Capacity and Capability Fund, applicants will be asked to provide a full budget of project costs. Projects will be prioritised and funding allocated accordingly.
Funding is provided to assist with the direct and indirect costs relating to the delivery of the services and activities listed in the Funding Programme. While it is up to Māori Wardens groups to determine what the funds are actually used for, funds are not to be used for the following costs:
To obtain an application form contact your local Regional Coordinator or call 0800 991 882. The Regional Coordinator can also assist you to complete your application and will receive applications by the due date. Remember that you can only apply once a year although some groups may be eligible to apply to more than one fund per year.
There are two funding rounds throughout the 2010/11 financial year. The closing dates for each round are:
Last modified: 19/05/2010
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