Media Grants

Apply for one of our $10,000 pūtea/grants now!

Do you work in the pūrongo/media industry? Do you want to expose the discrimination at least one in five New Zealanders who live with mental distress/illness can face, but just don’t have the funds or resources to apply?

We can awhi/help with that!

Our Media Grants or Pūtea Pāpāho are giving away four pūtea/grants of up to $10,000 for journalistic projects this year – and they’re open for applications now! 

This year, we’re asking you to create projects that e puta ki te ao/shine the light on the judgement, injustice and discrimination people with mental health challenges can face in Aotearoa. If you win a pūtea/grant, you’ll also receive guidance and support from the Mental Health Foundation.

So – start applying! Applications are open until 5pm, Friday 15 October this year. We’ve got a list of tips and tricks below to inspire you, guide you, and help get your pukatono/application started.

Still have pātai/questions? You can ask:
Danielle Whitburn