Wellington City Libraries

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Funding & Community

Information is right at your fingertips through the following sites:

Generosity New Zealand (formerly Funding Information Service)

This site provides direct access to givUS (formerly Fundview, information about funding for community groups), and givME (formerly BreakOut, (awards, scholarships and grants available to New Zealand individuals for personal development).
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Start givME

Both these databases are now available for use remotely as well as in our libraries: all you need is your library card details.


A community directory that links various groups and services across the Wellington region. You can browse under categories such as Employment, Education & training, and Arts, dance, music & theatre or use keywords to search all the listings. Information about the groups and contact details are provided.
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CommunityNet Aotearoa

This website is designed for people working in and with whanau, hapu and iwi, and community organisations. This includes the staff, board and committee members of organisations, community development advisors and others working with these groups, and those wanting to set up community projects or organisations. It includes how-to guides, case studies, links to other useful websites, and community organisation news, job vacancies, events and classified ads.
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For application forms and information on Student Allowances, Student Loans and the Unemployment Benefit Student Hardship.
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