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Small Grants

Under this programme Rātā Foundation supports grassroots initiatives in the community, including organisational running costs.


This funding programme is for organisations requesting $20,000 or less.

What you need to know

  • We don't have closing dates – you choose when to apply.
  • Generally the time-frame* for a funding decision will be ten weeks, once we have received a complete application and all the required information.
  • You need to complete an application form, that focuses on the outcomes of your project or the needs of your organisation.
  • You can only receive one grant in our financial year (1 April to 31 March). You can apply to only one funding programme at a time.

Before you apply, please:


*Time frames specified may vary slightly due to public holidays.