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Building Financial Capability Grants 2023

Grants are delivering a funding boost to providers of Building Financial Capability (BFC) services.

The ‘Building Financial Capability Grants 2023’ implement Government’s funding announcement of $3 million for providers to help people and whānau access community-based BFC services.

The funding aims to ensure that providers will have sufficient capacity to provide BFC services to vulnerable clients during this time of increased complexity.

Grants awarded

Providers delivering financial mentoring, MoneyMates, BFC Plus Kahukura, Debt Solutions and MoneyTalks received grants shown in the table below.

BFC service type

Grant per provider ($)

BFC Core (in priority areas)


BFC Core (in all other areas)


BFC Plus (in all areas)


Debt Solutions services (nationally available)


MoneyTalks (national financial helpline)


Total available


The full list of successful applicants is available here:


The application papers are shown below for archive purposes only:

For more information

Contact the MSD Building Financial Capability team: financial_capability@msd.govt.nz

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