About our
sports programme

Our sports programme provides New Zealand sportspeople opportunities to grow more knowledgeable, connected and confident with Asia.

The following contestable funding opportunities are available:

  • Community Sport Fund – available to New Zealanders travelling to Asia to participate, train, officiate or upskill in sport.
  • Student Sport Fund – for individual students and student groups travelling to Asia with the key purpose to participate in sport.
  • Strategic Partnership Fund - for national sporting organisations to build long-term partnerships with the Foundation to deliver projects or events.
  • Sports Knowledge Exchange -  for New Zealand sports sector representatives to establish connections and develop relationships with their counterparts in Asia to grow a deeper understanding of the delivery of sport in the region.