Community Scoop
Network

Minister congratulates Community Leadership Fund recipients

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister congratulates Community Leadership Fund grant recipients Community sector leadership has been recognised with the awarding of the latest round of grants from the Community Leadership Fund Hapori Whakatipu. This fund recognises the important …Minister congratulates Community Leadership Fund grant recipients

Community sector leadership has been recognised with the awarding of the latest round of grants from the Community Leadership Fund – Hapori Whakatipu.

“This fund recognises the important work of groups in connecting the sector, fostering social enterprise and supporting volunteering and community-led development. These organisations are building capability across New Zealand’s diverse communities,” Peeni Henare said.

“This year we are proud to be able to fund six organisations including some of New Zealand’s most innovative community and voluntary groups.

The recipients of this year’s Community Leadership Fund were:

Hui E! Community Aotearoa – $125,000 to support core operations
Philanthropy New Zealand – $45,000 to support project costs
Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre Incorporated – $80,000 to support core operations
Te Whare Hukahuka – $75,000 to support core operations
The Inspiring Communities Trust – $125,000 to support core operations
The Volunteer Army Foundation – $50,000 to support project costs

The Community Leadership Fund – Hapori Whakatipu offers contestable grants to community groups with a national focus whose primary role is to provide leadership and capability building across the community and social enterprise sectors.

More information can be found at www.communitymatters.govt.nz.

Content Sourced from scoop.co.nz
Original url