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.

The current Regional and Local funds are now open.

Regional Fund Round 2  

Monday 24 January  2022  

Monday 28 February 2022  

Local Fund Round 2

Monday 24 January 2022  

Monday 7 March 2022 


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Tāmaki Makaurau Sector Support Fund - This fund is now closed for application 

The Tāmaki Makaurau Sector Support Fund aims to provide financial support to organisations based in the Auckland region and delivering play, active recreation and sport opportunities in the Auckland region that are experiencing financial hardship in the period 17 August to 18 October 2021 as a result of extended time at Alert Levels 3 and 4.  

This Fund was provided by Sport New Zealand and has been administered by Aktive and our partners CLM Community Sport, Harbour Sport, Sport Auckland and Sport Waitākere. 

Please contact Aktive if you have any queries, by emailing

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.  

Water Skills for Life Expression of Interest for Term 3 and 4 will open on April 4 2022.

If schools or Kura would still like to express interest for 2022 contact our partners, CLM Community Sport, Harbour Sport, Sport Auckland and Sport Waitākere.

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.