Information for givers and community
Our hearts go out to those impacted by the storms across Aotearoa New Zealand.
This page is for:
- Philanthropists and grantmakers looking to support community organisations involved in the storm recovery;
- Community organisations looking for funding;
- People wanting to donate.
We will update this page as new information comes in.
If you are a philanthropist or grantmaker
Philanthropy New Zealand | Tōpūtanga Tuku Aroha o Aotearoa is working with funder members involved in responding to the storms. For example, we’re convening funders to share information and find opportunities to collaborate. Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in this work. See our news page for our latest blogs.
Find community organisations seeking funding
If you are a philanthropist or grantmaker that gives away more than $20k a year and you’re looking for community organisations to fund, check out www.match.org.nz. We’re inviting community organisations needing support for their storm response to publicise this via the Match | Te Puna Taurite service. You can search on the ‘2023 STORM RECOVERY’ community of focus tag to identify involved groups. Contact [email protected] to discuss.
Information on disaster funding
If you’re looking for tips on how funders can prepare for, respond to and support communities to recover from disasters, check out this resource.
We also recommend the following resources:
If you are an organisation requiring funding for storm response work
Match | Te Puna Taurite is a service that allows community organisations to communicate their funding needs to multiple funders. You can find more information on how it works here, or contact [email protected]. Fundseekers can highlight any storm response and recovery work.
The Centre for Social Impact have put together this document with Auckland options for philanthropic and grantmaker funding. It also contains information on Government support and other information and resources.
The Ministry for Social Development’s package for community groups supporting people impacted by North Island floods and Cyclone Gabrielle.
Options for public donations
Mayoral Relief Funds have been set up for:
Reference: Flood fund (please also provide a phone number if you would like a tax rebate form)
Tairāwhiti Civil Defence
Account Name: Gisborne District Council
For overseas payments - SWIFT code: WPACNZ2W
Reference: Disaster Relief Trust
Thames Coromandel District council
Particulars: Your phone number
Hawke’s Bay Disaster Relief Trust
Account name: Tararua District Council
Reference: 560 OR Flood Relief
Reference: Relief Fund
TDC Mayoral Relief Fund
Other options for donating:
New Zealand Disaster Fund (Red Cross)
Hawkes Bay Cyclone Relief Fund
Northland Emergency Response Fund
Fundraisers for hapori Māori (Māori groups)
Search on Givealittle to find individuals and families affected by storm damage seeking donations.