Otago Community Trust

The Otago Community Trust is a philanthropic organisation which applies its Trust funds for charitable and other purposes which are of benefit to the community.

The Trust provides donations across the diverse sectors of art & culture, heritage, events, environment, education, sport and recreation and community activity and community wellbeing.

Since its beginning, the Trust has distributed in excess of $100 million to communities across Otago. You can find information about applying here.

From the Trust

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Past Donations

Find out more about the local community projects we support through donations.

Latest News

Otago Community Trust Appoints New Chair

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Mr McRobie was appointed by the Trustees at their June Board meeting, replacing outgoing Chairperson Ms Lauren Semple. Ms Semple remains a Trustee.
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How to Apply

Annual Report 2014(PDF) 2335 KB

Closing Date

Applications requesting over $100,000 close 30 September, for a November decision. 

Contact Us

Otago Community Trust
PO Box 5751
Dunedin 9058
Toll Free Phone: 0800 10 12 40
Phone: 03 479 0994
Email: info@oct.org.nz

How to Apply

The Otago Community Trust aims to support, encourage and enhance Otago through donations to the local community across the sectors of education, community welfare, sport and recreation, art and culture, heritage and the environment.

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