Kia ora potential AGMARDT applicant,

Thank you for your interest. Due to a large number of applications received and approved this financial year, AGMARDT has reached its 2022-2023 grants budget following our February 2023 funding round. Consequently, our grants are now closed and applications will reopen at the start of our next financial year (July 2023).

In the meantime, please refer to our website including our FAQs for further information about our grants.

Lastly, if you’re seeking alternative sources of funding, we can recommend the following:

  1. Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures Fund (MPI)
  2. Callaghan Innovation Funding
  3. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

If you classify as an agri-tech business, please check out the Agritech Support Explorer tool which can help you identify relevant sources of funding

Best wishes from the AGMARDT team.

Accelerating value creation for the food & fibre grower

Applications for grant funding must be submitted via the online application portal and can be submitted throughout the year. They are reviewed by the AGMARDT Trustees at their regular board meetings.
All online application forms, progress and final reports received by the deadline, will be reviewed by Management and the Trustees. Application forms, progress and final reports received outside this deadline are considered at the following meeting.

Meeting dates shown below are tentative and subject to change.

NOTE: AGMARDT portal reopens for grant applications on 1st July 2023.

Application closing dates & board meeting dates

Applications Closing Date Board Meeting Date
26 July 2023 16 August 2023
24 August 2023 12 September 2023
8 November 2023 27 November 2023