Resources for Projects
Materials to help Curious Minds funded project teams set up, manage and evaluate their activities, and to help potential project teams prepare for funding opportunities.
If you currently manage or are about to begin a project funded through Unlocking Curious Minds or the Participatory Science Platform, these materials can help you align expectations from start to finish.
Surveying guidelines [DOC]
To help you manage the ethical and confidentiality issues that can arise from feedback surveys etc.
Brand guidelines [PDF]
To help you know where to put our logo and what formats to use.
Curious Minds logo kit [ZIP 16MB]
Downloadable pack [ZIP 16 MB] of logo formats to use in your documentation and marketing.
Photo consent guidelines [DOC]
To help you get permission from participants (if adult) or their parents that allows you and us to use and share photographs/videos of your project with others.
Applying for funding
If you have an idea for a project and are thinking about applying for Unlocking Curious Minds funding, these downloadable resources from the 2017 application round may help you prepare for the next opportunity (although future criteria may differ):
- Call for proposals [PDF]
- Frequently asked questions [PDF]
- Scoring guidelines (for Assessment Panel members) [PDF]
Includes the panels' assessment and scoring criteria for projects applying for funding.
- Funding agreement template [DOC]
Example of a contract drawn up between successful applicants and MBIE.
See how your project fits into New Zealand's science, society and investment strategies:
New Zealand's national strategic plan for science in society.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com