Organisations we’ve funded

The following organisations have received funding from the Te Muka Rau Charitable Trust in the last few years – or see earlier grants.

2023-2024Maia CollectiveMentoring and support to wahine Māori Mums$5,000
2023-2024Toi OrangaSupport for the retention and transmission of tā moko$5,000
2023-2024Nas,Workshops for BIPOC people targeted by racism and capacity building$5,000
2023-2024Cross-PolynateSharing how Pacific rangatahi navigate between Pacific, Māori & Western worldviews$5,700
2023-2024Stir – Stop Institutional RacismSupport for Tiriti-based future 2024 – an online event exploring decolonisation and anti-racism$7,500
2023-2024Manaaki CollectiveSupport for people targeted by racism$5,000
2023-2024Tauiwi TautokoCommunity weaving and volunteer support$5,750
2023-2024Action StationEncouraging people to get out and vote$5,000
2023-2024Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui Māori WardensContribution to operating costs$2,000
2023-2024Common Unity Project AotearoaContribution to operating costs$3,000
2023-2024Road II RedemptionWānanga exploring rehabilitation and redemption for prisoners and deportees$10,000
2023-2024Hei Tātou PounamuPost-sentence restorative process for offenders, victims and their whānau$10,000
2023-2024Five donations of $1,000 or less were contributed to support local fundraising campaigns for cultural revitalisation projects$3,700
2023-2024Waiwhetū maraeCollaborative support for Te Āti Awa aspirations$10,000
2022-2023RorekaInteractive Te Reo-based children’s games and book$5,000
2022-2023Basic Income New ZealandTravel costs$1,500
2022-2023Manaaki CollectiveOperating costs$5,000
2022-2023Manaaki MatakaoaSupporting the carers post Cyclone in Tairawhiti$1,000
2022-2023Rongoitekai MaraeWhānau and rangatahi support post Cyclone in Ruatoria$4,000
2022-2023East Coast ExchangeBrokering community needs and assistance post Cyclone$2,500
2022-2023Project RangatahiWhānau and rangatahi support post Cyclone in Wairoa$7,500
2022-2023Te Aroha Kanarahi TrustSupporting carers and whānau post Cyclone Gabrielle$5,000
2022-2023STIRMarae-based cyclone recovery support in Wairoa$2,500
2022-2023Te AwhiorangiTe Oranga Pūmanawa – rangatahi wellbeing programme and cyclone recovery$15,000
2022-2023Ngāti Apa ki te Rā TōPito Mata Wānanga – build whānau connection to land and whakapapa$6,000
2022-2023Jade GibsonMarae-based trapping programme and training for rangatahi$2,500
2022-2023Ka hao te rangatahiAssisting whānau who are gang affiliated with nurturing their rangatahi$5,000
2022-2023MamiaMarae-based support for young Mums and babies in Heretaunga and cyclone recovery$20,000
2022-2023Te Tai o AwateaReconnecting whānau with waka voyaging, raranga, reo and other matauranga Māori$10,000
2022-2023Humanity MattersHuman rights education on race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender$7,500
2022-2023Donations of $1,000 or less to: Kai Rotorua, Ngahutoitoi Marae, Matatina Marae Trust, Tamil Association, Luo Community and Te Wai Mauri$5,900
2021-2022Multicultural NZSalary support$7,000
2021-2022Tairawhiti COVID preventionCaring for the carers$5,000
2021-2022Tauiwi TautokoTraining and support to address online racism$10,000
2021-2022Te Awhi RitoOtaki-based Kura Reo for whānau Māori$5,000
2021-2022Tāwharautia AhauHousing solutions for whānau using modular housing$10,000
2021-2022Tu Pono Mana TangataMana Tane support and community reo classes in Aranui$6,000
2021-2022Jamn 2020Online social services – phone and online support for whānau$10,000
2021-2022IndigishareBuild economic resilience for whānau through koha-based systems$1,000
2021-2022Te Ariki FoundationCreating a kaupapa Māori Wellbeing and Creativity Hub in Rotorua$15,000
2021-2022Te Tiriti-based Futures & Anti-Racism 2022A ten-day online event exploring decolonisation and anti-racism$10,000
2020-2021Tu Tama Wahine ki te Ūpoko o te IkaGrowing the cultural capacity and karanga skills of wāhine in Whanganui-a-Tara $8,000
2020-2021Kaingahoa maraeOpening access to a landlocked urupā$5,000
2020-2021Te Aroha Kanarahi TrustProject Hoake – support and mentoring for whānau-led businesses on East Cape (Year 3)$5,000
2020-2021Te Puea MaraeSupport for homeless whānau and marae renovations$10,000
2020-2021Eastern Bay Villages / Te Kokoru ManaakitangaRevitalising culturally, environmentally and economically sustainable tangihanga & funeral practices$10,000
2020-2021Te Kawhiu o Pararaki Charitable TrustRākai whare, rākai uri – a week of Te Whānau-a-Āpanui cultural activation$10,000
2020-2021Te Kura-a-WaoLife skills for rangatahi using the bush as the classroom.$10,000
2020-2021Action StationDonation for operating expenses$1,000
2019-2020Te Aroha Kanarahi TrustProject Hoake – support and mentoring for whānau-led businesses on East Cape (Year 2)$5,000
2019-2020Kai a te RangatiraCreation of a book and online resources exploring Māori leadership$10,000
2019-2020Kai RotoruaSupport for operating expenses$4,600
2019-2020Te Tiriti-based Futures + Anti-racism 2020Training workshops for treaty educators$10,000
2019-2020Kaumatua health fundContribution to health costs$1,000
2019-2020Multicultural NZContribution towards CE salary$7,000
2019-2020Te Ara WhatuSupport rangatahi to attend UN Climate Change conference in Madrid$6,000
2019-2020Brothers and Sisters TrustParent and baby workshops for low income whānau$1,000
2019-2020Changemakers Refugee ForumHosting community support groups for former refugees$7,000
2019-2020Kai a te RangatiraData storage for videos and interviews of Māori leaders$4,100
2018-2019Te Aroha Kanarahi TrustProject Hoake – support and mentoring for whānau-led businesses on East Cape$5,000
2018-2019Tairawhiti REAPTe Wā o Le Vā – exploration of shared Māori and Pacifica whakapapa and tikanga$1,000
2018-2019Kai RotoruaTraining course for the team to learn about creating “Living Buildings”$2,425
2018-2019Whitiora ProductionsInterviewing survivors of abuse under state care$10,000
2018-2019Intersex AotearoaSupport for Intersex people and awareness raising$5,000
2018-2019Te Kai a te RangatiraRangatahi interviewing and filming Māori leaders on the nature of Māori leadership$7,570
2018-2019Te Ara WhatuSupport rangatahi to attend UN climate change conference in Poland$6,000