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Youthtown Funding for Sports Organisations – New Zealand

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 7, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on November 18, 2021

Grants that meet Youthtown Inc.’s Authorised Purpose:
a) Development and operation of Youthtown programmes and facilities;
b) Encouragement and development of amateur  youth sport and facilities in established and legally constituted sporting organisations;
c) Encouragement and development of youth outdoors and cultural activities or programmes (including art, music and drama) and facilities in legally constituted organisations in community;
d) Financial support for community based  organizations that provide direct or indirect benefits to groups of youth;
e) Any charitable purpose or any non-commercial purpose that is beneficial to the whole or a section of the community.

Utilize This Offer

Youthtown is seeking applications to provide  funding to empower young New Zealanders to be the best they can be.

Eligibility Criteria
1. Not-for-profit groups incorporated as a charitable organisation or an association promoting charitable purposes;
2. Incorporated regional and community not-for-profit groups in the areas where the funds were generated;
3. Any amateur sports organisation which is an incorporated regional or community not for profit group that is affiliated to a recognised national body;
4. New Zealand incorporated organisations where the national organisation has clearly demonstrated that regional and community benefits will result from the grant.

Grant Applications submitted monthly must be for costs that occur AFTER the Grants Meeting date. Please check that you have submitted your Application in enough time so that it doesn’t fall in the retrospective period.

Approved Applications are paid 7 – 10 days after the Grants Meeting.

Our policy is to return funds into the communities where those funds have been generated.

Next application windows: 31 October and 22 November 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 02, 2020
Nov 02, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers thay may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Oct 08, 2020
Oct 08, 2020

Thanks for sharing, Ana.