Creating opportunities for Kiwi kids

Max e-Grants provides children with grants of up to $5,000 for basic resources to support their learning.

Our programme provides assistance to support individual or small groups of children so they won't feel isolated or left out of activities due to social or economic disadvantage beyond their control. Schools and early childhood centres may nominate children aged from four to 18 years old for a grant.

The types of grants we fund for individuals or small groups are for school books and stationery, uniforms and equipment, special tuition, and subsidies enabling children to join their class on excursions and camps.

The Max e-Grants round is now open. Applications can be submitted online by 5pm 22 October 2021 for projects that will be carried out between 31 January and 8 July 2022.

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If you have already received a grant you can find instructions on how to finalise and report on the outcomes of the project here.


Thanks to our generous supplier sponsors 

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