Can I Apply?
Applicants may be organisations or individuals, but generally are expected to be from the old Taranaki Electric Power Board district. You can search your address on the map below to see if you are in the area.
Individuals who apply are generally expected to live in the area. An organisation may have its office outside of the area but needs to show that members who are to benefit from the grant reside in the Trust area.
A grant will only be approved where it will benefit people in the Trust area.
Each application is considered on its merits and approval is at the discretion of the Trustees. It is subject to the Trustees being satisfied the application is for a charitable purpose and falls within their powers under the Deed of Trust.
To use the map below just start typing your address in the 'Enter a location' box.
Types of Grants
Mobility Scooter Applications
TET Tertiary and Trade Scholarship Applications
How to Apply
Download the relevant form, complete electronically, collate additional information and supply AS ONE PDF to us.
General applications are considered on a monthly basis. Applications for $100,000 and over have an annual close off date of the 15 August. Applications for under $100,000 close on the 20th of each month.
Education applications are considered on an annual basis. All schools, kindergartens, Playcentres, daycare centres and Te Kohanga Reo have been notified of the closing date.
TET Tertiary Scholarship applications are considered on an annual basis. Applications for those attending a tertiary institution for the first time in 2023, have now open. These close on 12 October 2022.
TET Trade Scholarship applications can be lodged on the general application form at any time during the year, however the applicant must be a student at school at the time that the application is submitted.
Mobility Scooter applications can be lodged at any time.