Major Grants

The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO has closed its expressions of interest in Major Grants for 2020.

Those successfully shortlisted will be invited to submit a full application, which will be due by 30 July 2020.


·         Find out whether you will be invited to submit a formal application (by 9 July 2020)

·         Submit formal application (by 30 July 2020)

·         Successful and unsuccessful applicants informed (by end of October 2020)


Read about the most recently funded Major Grants:

Major Grants awarded 2019

Climate conferences receive Major Grant

Conservation forum receives Major Grant

Students learn history and coding with support of Major Grant

Past major grant recipients