Applications for the 2019 Impact Investment Readiness Grants programme are now open. Akina Foundation looking for social enterprises that need additional support to unlock the investment they need to grow.

Get ready to unlock investment and grow your social enterprise with a grant of up to $20k from a nationwide grant pool of $150k.

The Impact Investment Readiness Grants are for social enterprises and impact-driven businesses on the verge of becoming even more impactful, but need a little extra support to get there. Apply for a grant of up to $20,000 to spend on professional services that will help your business get ready for investment.

Over the past two years investment readiness grant funding has helped New Zealand ventures unlock over $4 million of impact investment. The Tindall Foundation is one of three funding partners along with Kiwibank and WEL Energy Trust. Together we have made $150,000 available nationwide.

Have a read of the information below about eligibility and how to apply. If you have any additional questions send an email to

Applications close on Friday September 20th, 2019.