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How to apply for the 2023 Canon New Zealand Grants Program
Step 1: Check you are eligible by reviewing the qualifying criteria below.


Canon Australia/New Zealand will consider your application if you are an eligible organisation and can demonstrate that the $5,000 ($2,500 in retail value and $2,500 cash) will be used to facilitate an educational, community or environmental project that will benefit the Australian/New Zealand community.

The Canon Oceania Grants Program does not support:
  • Political organisations
  • Religious organisations
  • Sport organisations
  • Requests from individuals who are not sole traders
  • Fundraising dinners or events
  • Capital building, endowment, or debt reduction drives
  • Requests from foreign countries

Applicants may apply for a Grant in one or (where eligible) more of the following categories:

  1. Educational Grant – AU/NZ $5,000
    Open to schools and other educational centres for children and adults alike.

  2. Community Grant - AU/NZ $5,000
    Open to any project or organisation that has a positive impact on communities, cultural and societal causes.  

  3. Environment Grant - AU/NZ $5,000
    Open to not-for-profits and organisations dedicated to raising awareness of the protection of the environment or promoting sustainable practices.

Step 2: If you qualify under the above criteria, please complete the following online application form

Step 3: Please complete all the required fields (denoted by *) and submit on or before Sunday 23 July 2023 (late submissions will not be accepted).

Please note


• Applicants must be willing to speak with media and provide quotes for media outreach if needed.
• Applicants must not announce their win publicly (on website or social networks) until given the go ahead from Canon.
• Applicants must specify if they've spoken to media about their project before and if so, include who, what when etc.