Aktive Organisation Funding

Aktive aligns all its investment to our strategic priorities which are focused on the vision of Auckland – the world’s most active city.

As a charitable trust, we know what it’s like to apply for funding for important initiatives and we know how important this type of support is.

Here you can find information on funding opportunities through Aktive.

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Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa

Aktive, with the support of our delivery partners, is proud to be managing Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa on behalf of Sport NZ in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Tu Manawa Active Aotearoa is now open – click here for more details.
Regional Fund: open Monday 23 August 2021 – Monday 18 October 2021 
Local Fund: open Monday 23 August 2021 – Monday 25 October 2021 

Junior Players Tāmaki Makaurau

Aktive, in collaboration with CLM Community Sport, Harbour Sport, Sport Auckland and Sport Waitākere, has made $536,000 available to support tamariki and rangatahi to continue to be active through organised sport, particularly where cost of membership or cost to play has been identified as a barrier. This is a one-off fund that opens 9.00am 1 February 2021 and closes 11.59pm 29 March 2021. The maximum amount that an individual organisation can apply for is $20,000. 

Click here for successful applications.

Working Together Tāmaki Makaurau

Aktive, Sport Auckland and Sport Waitākere, with advice from CLM Community Sport, Harbour Sport and Auckland Council, have made $115,000 available to support projects that will create transformational change as a result of organisations working together. This is a one-off fund which opens 9.00am 1 March 2021 and closes 11.59pm 3 May 2021. The maximum amount that a project will be funded is $20,000.

Apply for Water Skills for Life Funding

A limited amount of funding is available to cover the provision of 8-10 Water Skills for Life lessons per tamariki in years 3-6, within decile 1-6 primary schools and kura.

Expressions of interest to receive funded lessons in terms 1 and 2 (2022) open 9.00am 18 October 2021 and close 11.59pm 19 November 2021.   

Available funds will be allocated on a first in, first served basis to schools and kura within the greater Auckland area, excluding those within the Old Manukau City Council boundaries which are covered by The John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams Foundation.

Note: A signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) must be completed prior to lessons commencing. Funding will not be provided if lessons are provided without a MoU.