Apply for funding

There are two pathways

The TLRI has two pathways: an Open pathway and Whatua Tū Aka, a kaupapa Māori pathway. 

  • The call for Expression of Interest applications for 2022 has now closed for both pathways.
  • A new call for Full Proposal applications to the Whatua Tū Aka pathway is now open.

Links to the 2022 Full Proposal Guidance document and the Whatua Tū Aka application templates are provided below.

Key dates for 2022 for both pathways 

  • Call for Whatua Tū Aka Full Proposal application opens - Wednesday 4 May 2022
  • Panel feedback provided to all EOI applicants AND Open pathway EOI applicants notified of shortlisting decision - Thursday 23 June 2022
  • Closing date for Full Proposals: Both pathways - 5pm, Thursday 25 August 2022
  • Applicants notified of funding decision: Both pathways - Thursday 20 October 2022
  • TLRI funding for recipients commences - January 2023, or as in contract

There are three documents available on this page:

  1. TLRI Full Proposal 2022 Guidance for both pathways
  2. Full Proposal 2022 (Whatua Tū Aka - te reo Māori template)
  3. Full Proposal 2022 (Whatua Tū Aka - English language template)