Travel Subsidy Grant

Help cover travel expenses for sector related training in New Zealand.

Maximum funding request: $500 including GST per application


We welcome applications from museums and galleries, iwi, hapū and whānau caring for taonga.

You must represent a legally constituted non-profit organisation, such as an incorporated society, charitable trust or iwi authority.

You can make three applications per financial year (1 July – 30 June).

Funding can support:

  • flights

  • accommodation during the training opportunity

  • travel in a car, charged at the current IR mileage rates.

Funding cannot support:

How to apply

Download and complete the application form below, then send it with your supporting documentation by email to:

Travel Subsidy Grant Application Form (134.58 KB)

Apply by 5 May if you wish to receive a grant in the same financial year.

We will contact you with the outcome of your application within 20 working days of receipt. All decisions made by our assessment panel are final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

Contact us

Phone: 0508 678 743

Payment of an approved grant

If your grant is approved you will be sent invoicing instructions, including a purchase order number, to enable your organisation to uplift the funds. The invoice must be from your organisation as we are unable to pay suppliers directly.

When your funding is expended, it is important that you send copies of all relevant receipts or invoices to for filing.

Standard Te Papa terms are payment 20th of the month following the invoice date.

Required acknowledgement

As a grant recipient, you are required to acknowledge the support received from National Services Te Paerangi, for example, in your organisation’s newsletter or website. We can provide a logo and usage guidelines.