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Youth Enterprise Programmes - Ministry of Youth Development (MYD)


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 26344299
Tender Name : Youth Enterprise Programmes - Ministry of Youth Development (MYD)
Reference # : 22.254.01
Open Date : Friday, 16 September 2022 7:30 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 12 October 2022 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 93140000 - Community and social services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Lei Solia
029 909 5709
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

The Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) – Te Manatū Whakahiato Taiohi is seeking Proposals for youth enterprise opportunities for young people (aged 16 to 24 years) that:

• promote the use of a positive youth development approach to increase the wellbeing of young people across Aotearoa New Zealand, so they are better able to succeed in, contribute to, and enjoy life. This includes strengthening youth identity, sense of belonging, and social connectedness with their peers, whānau, and communities

• support young people to develop enterprise skills (including work-ready skills) that incorporate strength-based practice (Te Kete Aronui ) to succeed in life and enable them to contribute productively to Aotearoa New Zealand’s economy, and

• are delivered through a youth enterprise programme that enables Effective Youth Participation of young people in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of the programme, to ensure opportunities are informed and shaped by the aspirations and lived experience of young people.

MYD is seeking Proposals from established youth enterprise providers (Iwi and community-based providers) who are experienced in providing youth enterprise programmes to young people who are identified as having Low to Moderate needs and who are disproportionately disadvantaged, and meet all pre-conditions of this Request For Proposal (RFP).

We respectfully ask that you read the RFP requirements carefully as all proposals, using the RFP Response Form, are to be submitted through Smarty Grants - a Smarty Grants guide is provided within the RFP requirements.

For any questions, please email

RFx Outcome

No Winner The Ministry of Youth Development has awarded the opportunity to the following suppliers:

Family Life Education Pasefika Services Trust
Graeme Dingle Foundation
Mauri Whanau Limited
Purapura Whetu Trust
Regent Training Centre Limited
Te Karanga Charitable Trust
TenForward Limited
The Shift Foundation
The YES Disability Resource Centre Services Trust Board
Upper Hutt Community Trust Board of Trustees
Wairarapa Rural Education Activities Programme Incorporated
Waitomo Papakainga Development Society Incorporated
YMCA of South Waikato
Youthtown Incorporated