The New Zealand High Commission in Pretoria invites applications under the New Zealand High Commission Fund in March and October each year. The New Zealand High Commission Fund supports small scale and short-term capacity and skills development projects implemented by organisations in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The primary objective of the Fund is to support community-based projects that contribute towards sustainable development in selected countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a secure, equitable and prosperous world.

The High Commission Fund can be used to support short-term community development projects in the areas of, but not limited to, sustainable agriculture, food security, environmental sustainability, capacity and skills building and job creation. 

 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING 2020

 

The New Zealand High Commission in Pretoria invites applications under the New Zealand High Commission Fund.

The New Zealand High Commission Fund supports small scale and short-term capacity and skills development projects implemented by organisations in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The primary objective of the Fund is to support community-based projects that contribute towards sustainable development in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a secure, equitable and prosperous world.

The High Commission Fund can be used to support short-term community development projects in the areas of, but not limited to, sustainable agriculture, food security, environmental sustainability, capacity and skills building and job creation.

The maximum grant funding per project is NZ$ 25,000.00 over a maximum duration of two years. Please refer to the attached application form and guidelines for more information and eligibility criteria.

All relevant sections of the application form must be completed in full and accompanied by all requested supporting documentation upon submission.

Organisations are advised to submit their application form [DOCX, 47 KB](s) by 22 March 2020 to Sinayo.Sirenya@mfat.govt.nz

Timelines:

Final submission of applications: 22 March 2020

Outcome and award communication: 27 April 2020

Please note that late and incomplete applications will not be considered and no exceptions will be made.

Please do not hesitate to contact the New Zealand High Commission Pretoria on Sinayo.Sirenya@mfat.govt.nz should you require further information. For any other queries concerning the application process, contact Sinayo Sirenya on +27 12 435 9020.