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Marsden Fund timetable

Important dates in the Marsden Fund application and assessment process for the 2022 round


2022 Marsden Funding Round Timetable

Also available as a PDF file

Early Dec 2021

Guidelines available and web site active

Waitangi Day holiday Monday 7 February

Thursday, 17 February 2022

Closing date for EOIs and Marsden Fund Council Award proposals (noon)


By Wednesday 23 February

Convenors provided with lists of proposals and summaries


By 2-4 March

Panellists sent EOIs


Mon 4 to Thurs 14 April  

Assessment panel meetings

Easter 15-18 April

School hols 16 April – 1 May

Anzac Day Monday 25  April

Tuesday, 10 May

Marsden Fund Council meeting


Thursday, 12 May

Invitations for Full Proposals*

Queen’s Birthday Monday 6 June

Wednesday, 22 June

Closing date for Full Proposals (noon)


Friday, 1 July (or earlier if ready)

Proposals sent to referees


7-8 July

Proposals sent to Panellists

School hols 9-24 July

Monday, 25 July

Referees’ reports returned to the Marsden Fund


Wednesday, 3 – Thursday 4 August

Marsden Fund Council Meeting (Strategic; TBC)


Wednesday, 17 August

Referees’ reports available from web portal (for comment)


Wednesday, 31 August

Deadline for applicant responses (noon)


Mon, 19 – Fri 30 Sept

Assessment Panel meetings

School hols 1-16 Oct

Thursday, 13 October

Marsden Fund Council meeting

Labour Day Monday 24 October

TBA – Approx early November

Results announced*


* This is when they are electronically sent from the Marsden Fund.