We provide funding for community-based services to support young people, aged 12 to 24, to develop and use knowledge, skills and experiences to participate confidently in their communities. Key outcomes we purchase include decision making skills and leadership experiences. We achieve this by working with providers such as Non-government Organisations, District and City Councils, Charitable Trusts, Incorporated Societies, organisations set-up under statute and limited liability companies.

Current funding available

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There is no current funding available but stay tuned - we will update this section shortly.

Find out more useful funding information and opportunities on the Generosity website and the Department of Internal Affairs website.

Feel free to contact us at 0508 FOR MYD (367 693).

Ministry of Social Development Approvals

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Providers contracted by the Ministry of Social Development must have the capability and capacity to deliver quality social services on an on-going basis.

Ministry of Social Development Approvals assesses organisations, often under legislation, against a set of standards at a level that reflects the type of services they deliver. This means that both MSD and the provider’s clients can be confident in the services that are delivered.

Latest news

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See the latest announcements from our Minister on the Beehive website.

Read and subscribe to the Community Investment Update – a newsletter for Ministry of Social Development funded providers.

Streamlined Contracting with Non-Government Organisations

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The Ministry of Social Development uses the whole of government contracting framework when purchasing outcomes/contracting with providers.

Visit the Streamlined Contracting with Non-Government Organisations website for more information.