Going online makes it easy for you!
- Register once and your details will be there next time you come to apply.
- Automated steps and sums - no more having to keep your calculator handy!
- Save your form and come back to it as necessary.
- Track the status of your application.
Who can apply?
- Disability Support Service (DSS) providers who hold a contract with the Ministry of Health (MoH).
- Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs) that are part of the DPO coalition.
- People receiving Individualised Funding (IF).
- People from Mid Central who are registered as part of the system transformation roll out.
Which grants can I apply for?
All applications for our disability grants need to be submitted via our online grants portal - we do not accept paper based applications.
What kind of questions will be asked?
- Information to show you satisfy eligibility criteria.
- Details of the speciality of services you provide.
- Your MoH details.
- The primary contact person for your application.
- Details of the learning activity.
- Details of cost associated with the learning activity.
- Details of every participant that will undertake the learning activity.
- Delivery of learning activity (method, location, etc).
- Details of the organisational support for participants to undertake the learning activity.
- An outline of opportunities that will enable the participant to apply the skills and knowledge attained from the learning activity to benefit disabled people/sector.
- Background of facilitator in the disability sector.
- Involvement of disabled people in the development/facilitation of the training.
- Alignment of learning activities to the overarching Let’s get real: Disability framework.
These priorities are developed and agreed with in partnership with MoH. Learning topics that align to the following areas will be prioritised:
- Increased awareness of the requirements of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) amongst both the disability workforce, and disabled people and their whānau/carers.
- Leadership development of provider organisations, DPOs, disabled people and whānau.
- Demonstrated use of the Let’s get real: Disability seven Real Skills to inform the application, is critical assessment criteria for the panel:
- Working with disabled people.
- Working with Māori.
- Working with families and whānau.
- Working with communities.
- Challenging stigma and discrimination, and promoting value.
- Upholding law, policy and practice.
- Maintaining professional and personal development.
Applications that fall outside of these priority areas will be considered but may receive a lower rating.
Please check our FAQs or contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further information.