Funding & Sponsorships

  • Do you have any funding available for reo Māori projects?


    Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori managed the Mā Te Reo fund until 2016. We no longer have a funding arm. See our partners below for funding opportunities:

    Te Mātāwai 
    Manages the Mā te Reo fund which offers pūtea tautoko for revitalisation projects and events for iwi and hapū. They fund a range of projects for Māori by Māori, for example: kura reo, reo symposiums, online courses and resources for iwi and hapū.

    Te Māngai Pāhō
    The Māori broadcasting funding agency who offer pūtea tautoko for entertainment and media that helps to revitalise te reo Māori. Some media include: tv shows, movies, digital campaigns, and most recently, Apps.

    Te Puni Kōkiri
    The Ministry for Māori Development have a variety of funding rounds for Māori. Not all are focussed on the language but are worth checking out. 

    Ministry for Culture & Heritage
    Offer funding for projects or events that contribute to our culture including national events such as Waitangi Day, and history and art projects.

    Creative New Zealand
    Has a number of funding streams, some specifically for Māori - see Ngā Toi Māori.

  • Do you sponsor events?


    We work closely with our stakeholders and partners to tautoko their kaupapa and events. We are open to support national events that have potential to expose te reo Māori to a wide range of people. Get in touch at [email protected].