The $6 million Community Resilience Partnership Fund launched, targeted at Canterbury’s wellbeing

(caption for the above picture: Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel launching the Community Resilience Partnership Fund on February 28) 

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has launched the $6 millionCommunity Resilience Partnership Fund to support the grassroots community projects underway around Christchurch which are helping community wellbeing, resilience, and psychosocial recovery following the earthquakes. "The Government has partnered with Christchurch City Council to each invest $1 million a year for the next three years into the Fund. This initiative was signalled in Budget 2016 and targeted grants are now available," said the Minister. Grants may be one-off, multi-year or graduated investments over three years, with the level of funding decided on a case-by-case basis.