New Zealand Embassy Fund

The New Zealand Embassy Fund (NZEF) supports small scale, short-term community projects that contribute to wider community well-being. The projects must be in line with New Zealand Aid Programme’s mission of promoting sustainable development in developing countries, in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world.

For the 2019-2020 period, the New Zealand Embassy invites NGOs and community groups to present project proposals in the following areas:

  • Education (particularly of women and indigenous communities)
  • Climate change and resilience
  • Food security
  • Disaster relief
  • Development of indigenous communities
  • Sustainable agricultural development

Eligible countries are Mexico, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua. For information on requirements and the application process please check the following website: link)


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