MAS Foundation Grants 2021-2022

Ringa raupā/ Do-er

Program/ Initiative

Total amount

Katoa Limited Rangatahi leadership programme to improve health inequity in Te Wairoa  $22,000
ASH – Action for Smokefree 2025 Smoking, Inequity and Heart Health project  $76,500
Foureyes Foundation  To improve eye care access and systems transformation for tamariki in Aotearoa $308,000
Crisis Pregnancy Support Trust Community support to vulnerable women experiencing unexpected or crisis pregnancies $10,000
Helensville Birthing Centre Holistic maternity care to the local whānau of Helensville $7,500
PADA - Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa Support for the 2021 PADA Networking Day  $10,000
PATHA - Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa Establish and hold the inaugural transgender healthcare symposium in 2021 $10,000
Rongopai House Community Trust Supporting the mental health and well-being of people in the Far North Community, especially tangata whenua $10,000
Waitaha Primary Health Training breastfeeding peer supporters for community programs  $8,000
Body Positive Ltd HIV and sexual health psycho-education programme in tertiary education settings $10,340
PACYFIC Trust (Pacific Child, Youth and Family Integrated Care Health Trust) Youth development: one-week camp for teenage girls targeting Māori and Pasifika $8,250
South Seas Healthcare Trust Implementation and evaluation of the Weaving programme $35,000
Rainbow Youth Incorporated Development of consistent evaluation tools for existing supports  $25,000
Te Tūahū a Hine Wānanga Wellbeing of Wahine Maori wānanga to revive the Te Ao Wahine practise and ceremonies in Aotearoa $8,500
SIAOLA - Vahefonua Tonga Methodist Mission Deliver Family Wellbeing services  $20,000
Pride in Health Website to educate Health Professionals on healthcare for Rainbow community $25,000
University of Otago  Project TOOTS an oral health literacy pukapuka from a te ao Māori perspective (Māori and Pasifika languages) for early learning centres $65,488
Ora Toa Primary Healthcare Organisation- Te Runanga O Toa Rangatira Ora Toa - Hāpu Māmā Programme $10,000
Take Notice Limited Collective Māori lived experience and whānau response to the Mental Health Act review $10,000
Grassroots, University of Auckland Noho marae in Te Tai Tokerau for Medical and Health Science students for professional and cultural competency development and to inspire and empower local rangatahi into pursuing a career in rural health $4,500
Toi Matarua National rangatahi-led research, project development, implementation and evaluation $357,000
Te Aho Tapu Trust Deliver Mauri me te Māramatanga (mindfulness programme with a te ao  Māori lens) $370,000
Whakamanamai Charitable trust Feasibility study to guide strategic and sustainable approach to address health and well-being inequities in Kaikohe  $20,000
Toi Tangata Kaupapa Māori Health Workforce Development Scheme $123,000
Brainwave Trust Aotearoa Increase Pacific workforce and the overall organizational capability to contribute toward equitable outcomes for  Māori and Pasifika $350,000
Moana Research Systems Change Advocacy to achieve Pacific child wellbeing in Aotearoa $341,040

MAS Foundation Grants 2020-2021

Ringa raupā/ Do-er

Program/ Initiative

Total amount

Ōtara Health Charitable Trust COVID-19 community support in Ōtara $50,000
Pacific Leaders Forum / Eagles Sports & Cultural Collective COVID-19 Pacific community-led communication and engagement $50,000
Tukau Community Fund COVID-19 support for the Tukau Communities  $10,000
Men's Health Trust Good Fellas Project supporting wellbeing with Pasifika & Māori men in South Auckland $75,000
National Institute for Health Innovation / Auckland UniServices Ltd  Online platform development to enable the rapid evidence review to inform health policy and decision making $16,000
Salt Innovation Ltd COVID-19 health education and health promotion support $38,500
Te Kōhao Health COVID-19 community support in Waikato $10,000
Te Whānau Tokotokorangi Trust Rangatahi community-based Kaupapa Māori programme in Rotorua $78,320
Wellington Student Volunteer Army / Victoria University Wellington Students Association COVID-19 community support in Wellington $11,500
Vahefonua Tonga Methodist Mission Charitable Trust Health system navigation support for Pasifika $43,000
National Hauora Coalition Lockdown Doctors' was a research evaluation of virtual clinics and online platforms to reduce healthcare inequities for Māori  $64,745
Te Roopu Waiora Trust COVID-19 Paerangi website development for whanau haua (whanau with impairments) $70,000
University of Auckland Medical and Health Sciences COVID-19 Recycling Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) $46,000
CureKids, University of Auckland Breastfeeding - national service review summer studentship $7,000
CureKids, University of Auckland Breastfeeding - curriculum review $6,000
Health Coalition Aotearoa Incorporated Health Equity Fellow $340,000