Social Services Funding

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The Otago Community Trust’s Social Services funding is available to social service agencies who are providing programmes which address key social issues in Otago communities and is by invitation only.

Fund Objectives

  • To empower vulnerable and disadvantaged people;
  • To develop strong and inclusive communities;
  • To address the issues of family violence, child abuse & neglect;
  • To support youth health, wellbeing and employment;
  • To acknowledge the issues affecting Maori and ethnic minorities.

Funding Process

Social Services funding is considered by the Trust annually in a single round, closing at the end of February with outcomes announced in April.

For further information please call us on 0800 10 12 40 or email info@oct.org.nz