Lottery Individuals with Disabilities
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities makes grants to people with mobility and communication related disabilities. Their priority is to assist individuals whose disabilities are caused by a congenital disease or disorder, or an injury that occurred overseas or prior to 1974.
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Or you can download a request form here
The UpsideDowns Education Trust
The UpsideDowns Education Trust provides funding for private speech and language therapy for children with Down syndrome in New Zealand.
Lions Club Child Mobility Foundation
The Lions Club New Zealand Child Mobility Foundation (CMF) supports children who suffer from Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida or similar disabilities by providing help for children with mobility problems. CMF offers guidance to families and Lions Clubs on how to provide with having a child assessed and path to follow and how to finance equipment – CMF does not fund directly, it has the knowledge and networks to help with the purchase.
New Zealand Federation of Deaf Children (DCNZ)
o NZ Sign Language (NZSL) Classes Subsidy Fund
Available to DCNZ members (and family members who they live with, or care for) who wish to learn New Zealand Sign Language at home, in a community class or online.
o Tutor Fees Subsidy Fund
DCNZ can provide assistance to subsidise to cost of engaging a private tutor for students (for Y1 to Y13).
o Speech Language Therapy Fees Subsidy Fund
DCNZ can provide assistance to subsidise to cost of engaging a private Speech-Language Therapist (SLT).
o Assistive Devices Subsidy Fund
Often technology makes life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children a little easier. DCNZ can assist with a small grant towards a device, such as a vibrating alarm clock, flashing fire alarm, cell phone, etc.
o Advanced Learning Scholarships
The John and Betty Rose Scholarship is for post-secondary students looking to study at a Tertiary centre in New Zealand. DCNZ grants two scholarships per year of $1,000 towards Tertiary fees.
o Grants | Individual or Parent Group
DCNZ is able to provide grants to assist individuals or Parent Groups with things not covered in our other assistance, such as competitions or events.