Post by Kiwi Frontline on Aug 24, 2019 16:51:05 GMT 12
APPLICATIONS APPROACH $13 MILLION FOR LATEST FUNDING ROUND
Applications for the funding round closed yesterday with 62 requests for funding, amounting to $12,882,926. The funding round is also notable for the strong showing in iwi and marae applications.
“With up to $6 million earmarked for distribution by the Authority in this funding round, it is clearly going to be a challenging exercise to decide which projects will go forward.
“In the lead-up to this funding round the Authority has been pro-active in liaising with iwi groups on potential projects, so it is encouraging to see that approximately a third of the applications, by both number and value, are from iwi connected organisations. Clearly there is an increasing level of capacity and capability from iwi in this area,” says Mr Pikia......