The Catholic Diocese of Christchurch has an earthquake recovery fund, established by Bishop Barry Jones, to manage the distribution of money received after the 4 September earthquake and subsequently.
The goals of the Fund are to:
Funding is still available and applications are sought from parishes, organisations and interested individuals wishing to make a difference in the lives of those affected by the earthquakes. Organisations do not have to be Catholic to apply.
Information on the eligibility, how to apply, and a list of recipients can be found here.