Regional Partners

Foundation North

Foundation North is pleased to be supporting The Outlook for Someday sustainability film project for young people in New Zealand.

The film challenge and the film-making workshops are helping grow a generation of enterprising young people who are focusing creative energy and artistic expression on sustainability.

This is a perfect fit with Foundation North's vision for the Auckland and Northland region, where we work to support and develop the arts by promoting access, engagement and participation.

Trust Waikato

Trust Waikato is a philanthropic organisation established in 1988. We support the things that make our corner of the world a better place.

Trust Waikato donates money to community organisations and projects that focus on welfare, sport, recreation, youth, art, culture and the environment, for the benefit of people in our region.

Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust

The Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust was established in 1994, created so that some of the funds resulting from the corporatisation of the Rotorua Electricity Company could be retained and used for the benefit of Rotorua and surrounding districts.

For over 20 years we've provided funding for a huge range of organisations throughout our district. Plus, we are one of the region's most significant providers of student scholarships and support for high-performing youth.

There is no corner of our community that our Trust hasn't touched in some way; and the goal of every funding dollar is to make Rotorua a better place to live, work and play.

Eastern and Central Community Trust

The Eastern & Central Community Trust is an independent charitable trust, and is open and accountable to its community.

The Trust regularly donates money to community groups within its area. Donations amount to around $5.5 million per annum. The aim is to help these groups achieve the things they believe will make their community a better place for all who live there.

Donations are for charitable, cultural, philanthropic and recreational projects or services.

Wellington Community Trust

Wellington Community Trust is an independent funder working with community organisations in the Wellington region - Wellington, Hutt Valley, Porirua, Kapiti, including Otaki - to enhance the Wellington region and enrich the lives of the people.

Rata Foundation

Rātā Foundation was established for the community and our ownership clearly lies with the communities of Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough and the Chatham Islands.

We continually work to engage with the community to support and be a catalyst for a strong, creative, enlightened, healthy, caring and sustainable community.

West Coast Community Trust

The West Coast Community Trust operates under the Community Trusts Act 1999. Its purpose is to manage its investments and apply the income from these investments by way of grants for charitable, cultural, philanthropic, recreational and other purposes in Buller, Grey and Westland.

So that grants reach as many people as possible, the Trust donates under six broad categories: Education, Welfare / Social, Health, Art & Culture, Sport & Recreation and Youth.

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 and culture, heritage, environment, education, sport and recreation and community welfare.These donations support important and innovative projects that provide improved standards of living, safety, health and welfare.

Since its beginning the Trust has distributed in excess of $100 million across the community.

Community Trust of Southland

Community Trust of Southland is a community owned grant making organisation.

From Stewart Island to Glenorchy, Te Anau to Tapanui and all the places in between, we provide a helping hand to hundreds of groups - both large and small - by providing funding for facilities, services, events, community projects and programmes. We also help people to achieve their personal goals through scholarships.

Since 1988 we have been supporting the region with grants and scholarships across a range of sectors including Arts & Culture, Community Development & Community Economic Development, Education, Health & Social Services, Heritage and Sport & Recreation.

We are proud to be associated with so many people and organisations working to make the south a better place.