Rotary Auckland supporting social enterprise through Kick-start Award 2017


The Rotary Club of Newmarket and the Ākina Foundation have joined forces for a second year to kick-start Auckland region-based social enterprises by providing $10,000 in cash to a top venture.


Applications are open to all social enterprises, whether early-stage, operational or well-established. To qualify, applicants must be resident in the greater Auckland region – although the impact of the social enterprise may be local, national or global.

Applicants are required to submit a three-minute video along with a short online application form.

If you have questions about the criteria or the application process, please get in touch by emailing

For an entry video example, check out Resource Rescue’s video below or by clicking here.

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