The New Zealand Music Foundation develops and supports projects across New Zealand that use music in healthcare, education, rehabilitation, volunteering and all areas of society to positively influence the lives of those in need. It also provides caring, confidential and practical assistance in times of illness, distress and hardship to members of the New Zealand music community.

Our two funding programmes:

The General Fund

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Developing and supporting projects that use the magic of music to change the lives of people in need in Aotearoa.

The Musicians In Need Fund


Providing caring, confidential and practical assistance to people from the NZ music industry suffering illness, distress or hardship.

Thank you for visiting our website. Here, you can read more about the projects made possible by our support and find out how you can get involved. Take a look at our latest news and find out more about our people.