Get funding for your activity or programme

Here are some links to possible sources of funding for your programmes and activities:


Attend a funding workshop from Exult

Exult logo.Would you like to have a reliable income for your organisation but are unsure where to start? Exult can help.

EXULT facilitate a number of workshops for community groups covering topics such as:

  • fundraising
  • sponsorship
  • marketing, and
  • volunteer related topics.

Exult also runx a great session on problem solving and thinking outside the square for those organisations who feel a little 'stuck'! It will change the way your organisation runs.

Find out more about workshops available from Exult.

Join the Stress Management Exercise Association Endorsed Programme

Employers have an obligation to try to prevent and reduce work related harm amongst their staff, under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

The Stress Management Exercise Association Endorsed Programme (SMEAEP) allows personal trainers, gyms and studios in New Zealand to provide exercise or fitness services to local workplaces.

Any REPs registered exercise professional can become endorsed to provide the programme. All clubs wishing to provide the SMEAEP programme must both be a Member of ExerciseNZ as well as a REPs registered Exercise Facility.

Find out more about becoming a SMEAEP provider.

Become an Approved Strength and Balance Programme

Live Stronger for Longer: Prevent falls and fractures.ACC, the NZ Health Sector and Regional Sports Trusts have joined forces to support the development of Approved Community Group Strength and Balance Classes throughout New Zealand. The aim is to help reduce the number of falls in our older population.

Sport Canterbury is helping support local activity providers to make their classes into an Approved Strength and Balance Programme.

Download an information sheet on becoming an Approved Strength and Balance Programme, including the nine criteria set by ACC.

You can also contact the following Sport Canterbury staff for more details:

  • Rebecca Logan (03 373 5043 or rebecca.logan[at]; or
  • Jess Fairbrass (03 375 4860 or jess.fairbrass[at]