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

Mobility Scooter Applications

Applications for mobility scooters can be lodged at any time.

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TET Tertiary Scholarship Applications

Applications for the 2019 TET Tertiary Scholarship, (for those undertaking tertiary study for the first time in 2020) have now closed. Those seeking funding to undertake an apprenticeship should apply on the General Application Form. These can be lodged at any time during the year, however the application must be lodged prior to the applicant leaving school.

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Education Applications

The 2019/2020 policy for education providers has now been agreed by the Trustees and it will be project based.

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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.

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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 2019 applications, for those attending a tertiary institution for the first time in 2020, close at 3pm on 2 October 2019. 

Mobility Scooter applications can be lodged at any time.

Additional Resources

Sustainable Funding for Community Organisations

Annual Plan and Policy on Income Distribution 18 September 2019 v2