Variety provides tailored, flexible support to disadvantaged children throughout New Zealand. We can provide your child with basic essentials like bedding, a school uniform and shoes and access to important life opportunities such as school camp and swimming lessons. Please note, funding applications can only be considered if all required documents are provided.
School stationery and uniform
Extra curricular activities
If your child is aged between 0-18 and needs a one-off grant for clothing, bedding, beds and cots, car seats, school uniform, extra-curricular activities, medical assistance, mobility equipment, therapy and therapy equipment.
If your child is aged between 8-18 and needs a digital device for school.
Individual grants are reviewed quarterly in February, May, August and November.
We are no longer offering Gold Heart Scholarships.
We continue to support the education, health and well-being of New Zealand children and young people.
You may apply for either On-going (Kiwi Kid Sponsorship) or One-off Support (Individual Grants), also on this page.