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Community Response Fund: Round 2 Closes 25 September

» 10/09/2009, Posted by Diana Beattie


The Community Response Fund is a short-term, time limited response to address immediate cost and demand pressures the economic downturn is placing on key community-based critical social services for families, children, young and older people. Applications for the second round of funding will be received up to Friday, 25 September, 5pm.

Information on making an application can be found at:
www.familyservices.govt.nz/our-work/funding-resources/community-response.html

Round 1 grant applications have been announced, including 20 grants to organisations in Rotorua/Tauranga:

293 applications were received valued at $16,098,561.00
164 of the 293 applications received a grant in the first round
64 percent of all funding is for increased demand for services
32 percent of all funding is in response to funding crises
2 percent of all funding recommended for approval were for innovative responses.

Details of Round 1 Grants are available at:
www.familyservices.govt.nz/our-work/funding-resources/grants-round-one.html