Fee based services
Full lists of grants and donations that are available can be accessed through through the web site Fundview. This is a searchable data base of organisations that provide grants and donations that you can access it free through library or citizens advice bureau.
A list of scholarships and opportunities for individuals is available from the Breakout web site. BreakOut is a searchable database - the database will give you the best matches of scholarships, awards and grants you are eligible for in terms of criteria, level of study and discipline along with closing dates, application requirements and contact details.
AAW Jones Trust
Tel: 03 477 7312
To be eligible you must be a Charitable organisation in Otago. Application deadlines are April and September each year.
(No application form)
For religious, educational and charitable organisations in Otago. There are four application deadlines per year. Focussed on capital expenditure.
Applications due the 15th of Feb, May, August and November
Tel: 03 477 6960
For charitable organisations in Otago. Applications can be made anytime. Will consider capital and operating expenses.
Tel: 03 4775544
Auckland Philanthropy Centre
09 909 5100
Administers a number of family Trusts, please contact for details.
C/ - Guardian Trust Wellington
Tel: 04 495 7900
For innovative enterprise in heritage, the arts and environment for charitable organisations. Seeks a larger investment in a few enterprises. Can contact anytime.
Shacklock Charitable Trust
Tel: 03 477 9844
C/- Wilkinson Adams Lawyers
For community organisations in Otago. Application deadlines are annual at the end of April, but contact anytime
Administer a number of Trust funds including, not limited to those listed below.
Phone: 03 357 3602
For the care, maintenance, welfare and rehabilitation of elderly persons and to promote public interest in the welfare and health care of the elderly. Charitable organisation in NZ
Phone: 03 357 3602
To assist children in respect of their housing, health and education needs. Applications should be in March each year.
Tel: 0800 366 263
Preference for the education and rehabilitation of young people who are disadvantaged and in need of assistance in the Otago area. Can contact year round.
Tel: 0800 327 646
Provide such assistance as may be necessary to stimulate and retain the social fabric of rural living in New Zealand. Application deadlines are three times per year: 31 January 31 May, 31 October.
Contact your local lodge for more information.
Tel: 04 385 1563
Grants to charitable organisations which assist the disabled (both physically and mentally) and the disadvantaged. Once per year (however none for 2012).
Helen McDonald McPherson Charitable Trust
c/- Perpetual Trust
027 269 888
Tel: (03) 357 9732
Community Relations Manager
Community groups, individuals and schools to apply for monthly $200 grants from Moyles Super Value in Green Island.
Jetstar's Flying Start Programme invites community groups and organisations to apply for a grant for $30,000, made up of $15,000 cash and $15,000 worth of travel with Jetstar, to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community. Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges, who will select an appropriate community group each quarter.
- Lottery Community
- Lottery Community Facilities Fund
- Community Sector Research
- Environment and Heritage
- Marae Heritage and facilities
To ensure empowered communities, community well-being and a sense of nationhood; and to ensure Treaty of Waitangi obligations are fulfilled.
Tel: (09) 525 9250
Education and Youth Development charitable organisations in NZ. Application deadlines are 4 per year March June September and December.
Tel: 04 978 4558
Have a theme each year which is released in January and look for new and innovative projects and programmes.
Charitable organsiations for projects run by, and for, people who use mental health or intellectual disability services. Across NZ. Expressions of interest by 30 March assessed and then possible invitation in May to apply.
Tel: 03 474 0900
Projects in the children & youth, cultural, sports & outdoors, educational and environmental areas with a focus on access, participation and inspiration. Deadlines are 31 December each year.
Main focus areas are M?ori Development and Disadvantaged Children and their Families. Not for profit organisations. Applications are twice a year, February and July.
Tel: (04) 9316189
Inclusive communities where all families, children and young people can thrive and contribute. Not for profit organisations across NZ except sport. Preference for nation-wide programmes. Applications are twice a year in May and November.
Small to medium registered Charities Commission, with annual operating
expenses under $750,000. Priorities:
• Helping children and youth succeed • Strengthening and supporting families
• Supporting the vulnerable and elderly • Promoting independence and self sufficiency
Applications are December each year.
Tel: (09) 488 0170
Nor for profit organisations. The Tindall Foundation is contributing to a stronger New Zealand through the (arts or sport groups not eligible).
Applications are open throughout year.
Supports non-profit organisations by annually donating 1.5 million Postage Included Envelopes
Applications are August each year.
Tel: 0800 942 472
Initiative to provide resources to Ngai Tahu whanui, runanga, hapu and organisations to strengthen Ngai Tahu cultural excellence. Applications are Two per year for Small (under $5,000) and Medium ($5,000 -$30,000) and expressions of interest for Large Projects ($30,000 and over).
Department of Internal Affairs
Non-profit community organisations that deliver community-based social services. Open 1 June each year, close last Wednesday of July.
The Support for Volunteering Fund is open for applications from Volunteering New Zealand, established regional volunteer centres and, for volunteering projects, from M?ori, Pacific or ethnic community groups. Open 9th May check closing dates.
Not for profit charitable groups - sustainable development, where communities are engaged and working in partnership, with iwi, hap?, aiga, the local indigenous people and communities.
Expression of Interest (EOI) prior to 31 March. EOIs will be considered by the Advisory Trustees and successful applicants will be invited to submit a full project application.
Individuals and not for profit organisations can apply for projects that strengthen the unique identity of Chinese New Zealanders and their communities in New Zealand
Twice a year in June and December.
Tel: (03) 4779871
Community organisations can apply to the Lottery Environment and Heritage Committee for funding grants for projects which ‘promote, protect and conserve New Zealand's natural, physical and cultural heritage. Applications are four times a year. March, June, September and November.
A range of grants available including creative communities, SPARC rural travel, heritage funds , general community grants and rates relief
Tel: 0800 001 137
Ida McDonald Charitable Trust (Roxborough Only)
C/- Checkett Mckay Lawyers
Tel: (03) 448 8860
Community Trust of Maniototo
Tel: (03) 444 9612
Russell Henderson Charitable Trust
c/- Perpetual Trust
Tel: (03) 477 6960
Oamaru Licensing Trust
Tel: 03 434 0015
Tel: (03) 419 0021
Tel: 477 9923
Administered by Polson Higgs. For charitable organisations in Otago. Twice a year in May and November.
Tel: (03) 455 0681
Recognized charitable organizations and amateur sporting organizations, educational advancement through schools or other educational institutes.
Tel: (03) 477 2611
Donations to any charitable, philanthropic, cultural, amateur sporting, bona fide youth or educational organisation and any other purpose that is beneficial to the community. Applications every three months
Tel: 0800 446 928
Tel: 0800 424 274
Tel: 0800 882 3583
Tel: (09) 631 5262
Tel: (09) 488 7707
Must be an incorporated registered charity.
Tel: 0800 426 464
Recognised community groups.
Tel: (03) 489 8722
Grants are made to the community in accordance with the Trusts authorised purposes, which include donations to: recognised charitable organisations (e.g. Plunket or Red Cross) and bona fide non-profit community service groups within the local community to further the objectives of these groups.
Canterbury and Otago
Tel: (03) 354 9566
Donations to bona fide charitable, educational, sport, cultural and community organisations within the local community. Excludes payments to professional sports people