What we Support

The Otago Community Trust provides grants to not-for-profit community groups and projects that make a positive contribution to Otago communities. The Trust aspires for a happier, more prosperous and caring region that is proud of its people, heritage and future. In short, we believe in making Otago great and we are committed to making a difference to the communities we serve. 

The Trust supports a wide variety of Events across Otago. However, please note applications for Events should reach the trust at least three months prior to commencement or opening. Applications received later than three months may not be considered. Consideration also needs to be made of the Trusts close down period over December and January each year.

Who we Fund

Who can apply for Otago Community Trust funding?

What we Fund

You can learn more about our funding sectors here.

How we Fund

Learn more about our new funding framework.

Our Strategic Priorities

Learn more about our Funding for Change Priorities for 2017-18 here.

What We Do Not Generally Fund

Please read our general exclusion section here, this outlines what OCT does not fund.

Detailed Funding Guidelines

Please read our detailed funding guidelines here, this provides detailed information on specific grant policies.

Past Grants


Past Grants

Search our database for past grants. You can filter grants by region, sector and year.

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