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Mckenzie Music Therapy Hospice Fund

Closing dates

01/10/20

Always open for applications?

No

Eligible districts

Nationwide.
 

Eligibility

Provides support for qualified music therapists or groups for study, research, or projects, which will promote the use of music therapy in palliative care in New Zealand.

• you must be a member of MThNZ to apply for funding.  To join anytime, visit: http://www.musictherapy.org.nz/support/
• collaborative projects and applications are welcome.
• all projects must have a registered music therapist appointed as adviser, and fit within the rules, policies and financial parameters of MThNZ. The adviser can be a member of the application group.
• applications from registered music therapists with less than three years’ experience must be supported by a music therapist supervisor or mentor.

There are three major aspects that are considered in all applications for funding:
• a clear link between the project and the objects of MThNZ.
• a clear link between an established need and the project.
• a clear link between the project and how the identified need may be met.

Available to groups or individuals?

Groups or individuals may apply

History

The McKenzie Hospice Fund was established in 1995 from a donation by Sir Roy McKenzie to promote the use of music therapy in palliative care in New Zealand.

Objectives

The McKenzie Music Therapy Hospice Fund provides support for qualified music therapists or groups for study, research, or projects, which will promote the use of music therapy in palliative care in New Zealand.

Projects funded

• awards for study, research, and/or projects will be recognised as McKenzie Music Therapy Hospice Awards.
• grants to assist with expenses for other work relevant to this Fund.
• pilot job creation in hospice field, especially where there is matching funding.

Excluded projects

Regular salaries associated with projects.

Activities funded

Examples of projects funded:
• pilot job creation in hospice field, especially where there is matching funding.
• awards for study, research, and/or specific projects such as:
   - music therapy research at a hospice
   - music therapy study outside New Zealand, with a recognised music therapist at a hospice or palliative care facility
   - lecture tours in New Zealand by overseas music therapy experts in palliative care;
   - matters relating to wellness and life­long education towards wellness;
   - music therapy resource provision to be housed at the hospice setting.
• grants to assist with expenses for other work relevant to this Fund.

Excluded activities

Regular salaries associated with projects.

Funds available

Information not available

Upper limit per grant application

Determined by Funder

Grants made last year

Information not available

Funds available last year

Information not available

How to apply

Please read the funding guidelines before preparing your application; for any questions please contact the MThNZ administrator.
Download funding guidelines

The project application forms can be downloaded and emailed or posted to MThNZ.
Download application form
Download application budget template

Please note:
• you must be a member of MThNZ to apply for funding.  To join anytime, visit http://www.musictherapy.org.nz/support/.
• all applications must be received by 1st October and must be sent to: The Administrator, Music Therapy New Zealand, P.O. Box 19319, Avondale, Auckland 1746, or emailed to info@musictherapy.org.nz.

Information required with your application

• contact details
• bank account details for grant
• name and contact details of registered music therapist adviser
• project information
• financial Information & budget 

Decision makers

 Project Grants Group, Council of Music Therapy New Zealand.

Decision time

One month.

How paid

Projects may be funded in stages. A contract, between involved parties, setting out the stages and timing, with progress payments disbursed on receipt of invoices, would apply.

Conditions of acceptance

Reporting Guidelines – all successful applicants will be required to submit a report as outlined in the document MThNZ Project Grants Reporting Guidelines.

Contact

Music Therapy New Zealand
PO Box 57220
Porirua 5247
Email: info@musictherapy.org.nz
http://www.musictherapy.org.nz/