Ka Pū Te Ruha – Rangatahi Cultural Leadership Fund
Through a newly established partnership, The Ministry of Youth Development and the Ngāi Tahu Fund are offering an opportunity to fund group projects up to $5,000 to support Rangatahi Cultural Leadership and creative expression.
To be eligible to apply, your project must align to at least one of the following priority areas:
- Ārahitaka – Guidance and Mentoring
- Mana Takata – Leadership and Self-Determination
- Manaakitaka – Volunteering
- Kāi Tahutaka – Cultural Identity
Applications will be considered from Rangatahi aged 12- 24 (where the applicant is under 18 years-of-age, the application must be signed by a parent or guardian.
Applications submitted to Ka Pū Te Ruha will be reviewed by a funding panel from the Ngāi Tahu Funds and the Ministry of Youth Development.
Applications are closed for 2018.
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Ngāi Tahu registered members and Ngāi Tahu associated rōpū are eligible to apply to the Ngāi Tahu Fund for financial support towards cultural projects that aim to strengthen and promote Ngāi Tahu cultural knowledge and practices.