What we fund

Veterans' Affairs administers funding agreements with key partners to strengthen and extend the services available for veterans.

Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust

$42,000 in the 2020-2021 financial year

This grant funding has been made available to focus on the wellbeing of veterans and whānau, connecting them with services and support available from a variety of agencies and organisations within local communities.

This included the planning and delivery of veterans’ forums in the Bay of Plenty, Northland, Gisborne, and Hamilton, and evaluation reports at the conclusion of each event.

RVT Performance Report — BOP Veterans' Forum 2020 [PDF, 10 MB]

RVT Performance Report — Northland Veterans' Forum 2021 [PDF, 19 MB]

RVT Performance Report — Gisborne Veterans' Forum 2021 [PDF, 18 MB]

RVT Performance Report — Waikato Veterans' Forum 2021 [PDF, 13 MB]

Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association

$250,000 each year for four years from the 2018-2019 financial year.

This funding has been made available to improve access to support for veterans, in particular to those with PTSD.

Report from RNZRSA on outcomes from the 2019–2020 financial year [PDF, 407 KB]

Report from RNZRSA on outcomes from the 2018-2019 financial year [PDF, 3.5 MB] (some case studies in this report have been redacted for privacy reasons)

Report from RNZRSA on outcomes from the 2017-2018 financial year [PDF, 1 MB]

Rannerdale Trust

$55,000 in the 2018-2019 financial year.

This funding has been made available to improve awareness and access by Vietnam veterans in Christchurch to the medical assessments they are entitled to as part of the Memorandum of Understanding. This includes planning and running a health expo for this group and their families, and participating in evaluation of the approach.

A report will be published when the project is completed.

Medical research funding

The income from the Veterans' Medical Research Trust Fund is allocated by the independent Veterans' Health Advisory Panel as research grants and awards.

Learn what research has been funded

Our work

  • What we fund