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.

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Recent Donations

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

25 year supporting our communities

How to Apply

Annual Report 2014(PDF) 2335 KB

Closing Date

Applications requesting over $100,000 closes 30 September, for a December decision. 

Latest News

Helping Those in Most Need

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

The Dunedin Night Shelter Trust is raising $650,000 needed to purchase its current Night Shelter property in inner Dunedin. The Otago Community Trust has recently pledged $200,000 to the cause.
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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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