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WWF proudly supports New Zealanders to take conservation action

We provide funding to communities and environmental educators, in partnership with The Tindall Foundation. Communities can receive one-off grants of up to $15,000, for a funding period of one year.

There are two types of fund that communities can apply for 

WWF will be accepting applications for both these funds from 28th September to 26th October 2021.


To ensure you are eligible and meet WWF funding priorities please read the relevant application guidelines carefully before registering here:

Community Conservation Fund Guidelines

Environmental Education Action Fund Guidelines

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Funding Round Open For Applications

The Community Conservation Fund and Environmental Education Action Fund are open for applications from 28th September to 26th October 2021. 

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Community Conservation Fund

Supporting hands-on ecological restoration by New Zealand not-for-profit groups.

Environmental Education Action Fund

Supporting environmental education through action in New Zealand schools and communities.

Community Funding Partner

© The Tindall Foundation
© The Tindall Foundation
WWF acts as a Local Donation Manager for The Tindall Foundation, a philanthropic family foundation working throughout Aotearoa to support families, community and the environment. We are what’s called TTF’s Environmental Donation Manager meaning that we distribute donations on behalf of TTF to local environmental education and community involvement programmes.

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