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Explore funding information

We support the Government in helping to ensure that New Zealanders have the knowledge and skills they need for a successful working life. This section includes everything you need to know about the funding we provide to tertiary education organisations, including details about each fund.


Fund finder

Fund finder is where you can search all of our funds including the conditions for each fund. Reduce the number of funds displayed by applying the filters o…

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Our current funds

We manage a variety of tertiary education funds. On this page, you’ll find a brief description of each of our funds and its purpose.

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Funding conditions by year

View conditions by funding year and fund, and compare conditions across different funds. Each link will open in a new browser tab so you can compare condit…

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Funding mechanisms and delegations

Here are links to funding mechanisms (also known as 419s) and letters of delegation issued under the Education and Training Act 2020 by the Minister of Edu…

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Funding allocations

Funding across the tertiary sector varies across years. In most instances these variations are due to funding adjustments, mergers or where funds end or ar…

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Every year the Government allocates funding to a range of tertiary education initiatives as part of the budget. This section includes information on recent…

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How, who and what we fund

Each year, we invest around $2.8 billion in tertiary education. This page outlines how, who and what we fund.

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Indicative allocations by year

The indicative allocation is our early estimate of each tertiary education organisation’s on-Plan funding. It indicates what you could receive for the foll…

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Funding wash-ups by year

We run an annual wash-up around March or April each year for the previous calendar year.

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