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
We are no longer delivering the Bikes for Kids Programme.
If a child requires a specialised trike for medical or mobility support, please submit an application through Individual Grants.
You can apply for an Individual Grant if your child is aged between 0-18.Individual Grant funding can be used for:
Clothing (up to $300)
Beds and bedding, cot, car seat (up to $1000)
School related cost - school uniform, camp, stationery (up to $500)
Extra-curricular activities (up to $500)
Medical assistance, mobility equipment, therapy and therapy equipment (up to $1,500)
Digital devices (only for children aged 8-18)
Individual grants are reviewed quarterly. July 31st is the cut-off date for the next round.
Active Me is additional funding for children and young people on the Kiwi Kid Sponsorship programme living in Auckland and Northland. It provides them with the opportunity to participate and get active in sports, dance, martial arts, play and other similar activities.