Grants

31 March 2018

Organisation Description Funding
Touch Compass InMotion Matariki event $25,000
Carers NZ Development of programme for working age caregivers $30,000
YMCA Christchurch Dancing Like the Stars $3000
IHC Advocacy Investigate experiences and outcomes of independent living $76,703
Learn Active Contribution to annual wages $10,000
People First Deliver six financial literacy courses nationwide $20,736
Interacting Disability Arts Festival $12,000
Donald Beasley Institute Development of Sexual Lives and Respectful Relationships programme $74,799
Mapura Studios Therapist/tutor costs $19,588
Richmond Riding for the Disabled Purchase new therapy horse $8000
Parent to Parent NZ Establish nationwide radio programme and podcast $16,836
Zeal Education Trust (Hamilton) Two 10-week photography programmes $16,211.74
Fragile X Trust 'No Longer Fragile' workshops $5000
RETT NZ Trust Funding of three-day conference for parents, teachers and specialists $15,000
Te Manawa Museums Trust Expand and develop NOA arts space $20,000
NZORD Funding to support core information and advocacy operation $25,000
Wellington Boys and Girls Institute Funding to support social enterprise project which makes and sells lunches $20,000
Zeal West Auckland Photography and art programme $8019
Span Charitable Trust Purchase laptops $2500
Asert-Tatou Development Trust Contribution to establishing off-grid propagation house $20,000
Sailability Wellington Funding to support expansion of programmes $15,000
Adrian Higgins Contribution to PhD fieldwork costs $5000
NZ Dementia Cooperative Contribution to costs of coordinator $40,000
Sailability Tauranga Operational expenses $10,000
VUW (Educational Psychology Clinic) Continuation of adaption of internationally recognised play-based intervention for children with autism $65,850
Everybody Cool Lives Here Funding for development and presentation of two new theatrical solos in Auckland and Wellington $20,000
Autism NZ Contribution to membership of Australian research programme costs for four core programmes – adventure, recreation, social and education $35,000
IHC NZ Inc 'Take a break with us' programme and Community Liaison positions $250,000
Jolt Dance Move tutor training and community outreach programme $7824
Connections Trust Operating costs for Studio 2/Margaret Freeman Gallery $15,000
NZ Continence Assoc Web-based resources and toolkit for schools $35,000
Dance Therapy NZ Dance 4 Us Dance Therapy Programme $20,000
Chamber Music Accessible concerts $150,000
Tangata Tiriti Easy-read Treaty of Waitangi resource $43,700
TOTAL $1,165,766.74

31 March 2017

Organisation Description Funding
Mapura Studios (formerly Spark Studio) Contribution to costs of arts programme $18,850
Imagine Better Evaluation of visual personal plans $8050
Zeal Education Trust (Hamilton) Barista training $16,994
Starjam Charitable Trust Costs of Wellington dance/performance programme $15,000
Inclusive NZ Contribution to programme of promotional activities for Disability Pride Week $9000
Arts Integrated Trust Contribution to costs of education and training programme for art tutors $4000
VUW Educational Psychology Clinic Contribution to research based autism intervention programme $42,600
Attainability Trust Contribution to purchase of catering equipment to support business enterprise $30,000
NZ Williams Syndrome Association Support for bi-annual conference and family workshops $10,000
PHAB NZ Youth development workshops and training $20,000
Te Manawa Museums Trust Open art space within Palmerston North art gallery $15,000
Recreate NZ Contribution to life skills and employment programme $35,000
Carers NZ Develop and distribute resource in “when caring ends” $18,000
NZORD Support for core information service $25,000
Sailability Wellington Training and support of volunteers $25,000
Personal Advocacy Trust Business support and development project $70,000
Wellington Access Radio Radio programme by and for people with intellectual disability $2000
Interacting Trust Support for 6th Annual Disability Arts Festival $12,000
Raukatauri Music Therapy Trust Support for intensive music/speech programme for children $6500
Zeal Education Trust (Wellington) Photography training programme $13,470.65
Everybody Cool Lives Here Trust / Circa Performance Design and performance of new theatre work $25,000
NZ Dementia Co-operative Contribution to position of National Director to support strategic work plan $40,000
Dance Therapy NZ Contribution to costs of Dance for Us programme and pilot Christchurch programme $15,000
Te Koki NZ School of Music Research on the use of music therapy with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (over 2 years) $99,048
NZ Continence Assoc Inc Support for the role of Continence Coordinator $35,000
Zeal Education Henderson Photography and art programme $11,915.65
Free FM “The Daily Challenges” radio show $1300
Jolt Dance Inclusive dance pilot programme in mainstream schools $7000
TalkLink Trust Costs of staff to attend accredited Talking Mats training course in Melbourne $9000
Connections Trust Contribution to Studio 2/Margaret Freeman Gallery art space $15,000
Total $654,728

31 March 2016

Organisation Description Funding
Christopher Lear Christopher Lear Support to attend international conference in Vancouver $3500
Wellington Access Radio Radio programme on access radio run by people with intellectual disability $2600
NZ Williams Association Website enhancements $2000
Ruakatauri Music Therapy Trust Contribution to costs of 40-week music programme $5640
Special Olympics Contribution to Global Messenger Programme $9750
Interacting Theatre Trust Interact Disability Festival` $12,000
Spark Centre Visual arts and exhibition programme $14,450
Touch Compass Contribution to costs of touring successful 2014 Show Acquisitions to Wellington and Hamilton $25,000
Starjam Contribution to one terms salaries for four regional coordinators $15,577
Carers NZ Distribution of magazine to family carers $35,000
Attainable Trust Healthy eating programme for over 50 people – contribution to lunch costs every day as part of healthy eating programme to reduce obesity $30,000
Victoria University of Wellington: Te Toki NZ School of Music Funding to investigate the outcomes of an inclusive education course to be offered through Victoria University: Continuing Education Programme $27,495
NZ Dementia Cooperative Contribution to the operation of the NZ Dementia Cooperative $20,000
Neurogenetics Group School of Biological Science University of Auckland Funding for a pilot to apply genetic sequencing technologies to the diagnosis of rare disorders $146,899
Donald Beasley Institute Contribution to the development of a NZ version of a successful UK resource kit for legal professionals to ensure vulnerable witnesses are better served by the legal system $80,000
Sailability Wellington Trust Inc Support to extend sailing programme to Porirua $25,000
New Zealand Organisation for Rare Disorders Support for core programme to provide information and support to the rare disease community $25,000
Circa Theatre Support for relaxed performance of year end pantomime to accommodate diverse audiences $12,000
NZ Continence Association Inc Support to extend support and resources to people with an intellectual disability and their caregivers $35,000
Paladin Pet Care Expansion of pet care business providing employment opportunities $25,000
Recreate NZ Expansion of life skills programme providing employment opportunities $25,000
Dance Therapy NZ Dance and Arts programme $15,065
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Jolt Tour of multi-sensory show $15,560
Personal Advocacy Trust Development Grant $80,000
Hilary Stace Biographical Manuscript: JB Munro $10,000
Zeal Education Trust (Henderson) Support for people to create and record their own music $16,770
Fragile X NZ Support for programme in schools $5000
Rett NZ Establishment of clinical research and promotion of non-verbal communication devices $25,000
People First Training facilitators to deliver Money Smarts Programme $25,000
Connections Education and Development Trust Support for operation of gallery in Dunedin $15,000
Chamber Music NZ Support for accessible concert programme $25,000
Jolt Dance Dance and performance training programme $3780
Total $813,086

31 March 2015

Organisation Description Funding
Interacting Theatre Trust Interact Disability Festival $8000
Carers NZ Contribution to communication resource and establishment of young carers network $35,000
NZORD Contribution to core advocacy and research project $40,000
People First NZ Contribution to development of literacy resource in partnership with Massey University $20,000
Paladin Project Contribution to establishment of pet care social enterprise employing people with intellectual disability $10,000
Rett NZ Charitable Trust Support for visiting expert to work with families $15,000
Recreate NZ Contribution to expansion of Life Skills programme $21,828
Massey University: Te Toki NZ School of Music Research on music therapy as an intervention for children with autism $28,274
Special Olympics NZ Stage III contribution to analysis of health screening data $5078
Jolt Trust Contribution to dance programme $3000
Chamber Music NZ Support for interactive concerts as part of programme to bring music to diverse audiences $20,000
Zeal Education Trust Support for establishment of café and barista training $22,500
Dance and Physical Theatre Trust Support for special school participation in primary schools’ dance programme $3000
Ecosynergy Group Production of travel safe video $27,500
Pukemanu/Dovedale Centre Research on sleep deprivation and effective interventions for children with autism $35,000
Lauren Hitchen Travel costs associated with PHD work on young carers $5000
IHC NZ Inc Advocacy Contribution to delivery of emergency preparedness workshop $20,500
IEAG Oral history project compiling stories of school experience $30,000
Plunket Development of parent education programme for intellectually disabled parents $63,700
Attitude Awards Sponsorship of Artistic Achievement Award $26,450
Connections Support for Studio 2 Artspace in Dunedin $15,000
Champion Centre Publication of family stories about the work of the Centre $3800
Williams Syndrome Association Contribution to costs of overseas speaker at workshop for families $10,000
Circa Theatre Contribution to Fringe Festival performance by people with intellectual disability in partnership the Performance Trust - Everyone Cool Lives Here $20,350
Dr Hilary Stace Biographical manuscript on life of JB Munro $10,000
Youth Law Aotearoa Research into application of special needs funding and exploration of alternative options $23,500
Fragile X NZ Contribution to workshops delivered by families in schools $5000
Dunedin Community Care Support for Quality programme using peer reviewers $15,562
Total $543,041