Harcourts Foundation Grants

4 May 2020

Funding available for Community-based organisations that promote and foster art and culture.

The Harcourts Foundation have a clear focus on providing grants to reputable community-based organisations which need funding for projects and initiatives designed to benefit as many people as possible.


They will prioritise applications that demonstrate that their grant will have the widest community impact.


Primary Objectives:


- The advancement of social and community welfare in New Zealand.

- The relief of poverty in New Zealand.

- The care, support and protection of the aged, children, and young people and people with disability in New Zealand.

- The promotion of community development to enhance social and economic participation in New Zealand.

- The promotion and fostering of art and culture in New Zealand.

- The promotion of education in New Zealand including the establishment and support of schools, universities and other educational establishments.

- The provision of facilities for the education of pupils of schools, universities or other education establishments.




Grant applications must be for a specific event, project, item, or initiative.

Requests for the event, project, item or initiative must be scheduled to occur within four months of receiving the grant.

Grants will not be given for items already purchased or events/initiatives/projects already held.


Current Application Round 45

  • 4th February – 4th May

Application Rounds 2020

  • 4th May – 4th August
  • 4th August – 4th November
  • 4th November – 4th February 2021


Find out more, including dates of current funding rounds and application forms at link below.




Contact info:



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