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. 

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Types of Grants

General Grant Applications

Applications for $100,000 and over have an annual close off date of 15 August.
Applications for under $100,000 close on the 20th of each month. Please download the editable application form under the 'Documents' tab on the navigation bar.

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Mobility Scooter Applications

Applications for mobility scooters can be lodged at any time.

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Education Applications

Applications for education providers, (including schools, kindergartens, playcentres and day care centres), to apply for project funding, closed at 1.00pm on the 25th September 2020.

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TET Tertiary and Trade Scholarship Applications

Applications for the 2020 TET Tertiary Scholarship, (for those undertaking tertiary study for the first time in 2021) are now closed. Applications for the TET Trade Scholarship can be lodged at any time during the year, however the applicant must be a student or recent school leaver at the time that the application is submitted.

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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 and daycare centres have been notified of the closing date.

TET Tertiary Scholarship applications are considered on an annual basis and the 2020 applications, for those attending a tertiary institution for the first time in 2021, are now closed.

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 or recent school leaver at the time that the application is submitted.

Mobility Scooter applications can be lodged at any time.

Additional Resources

Sustainable Funding for Community Organisations