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Rural Community Trust

Applications close 31 March and 30 September

Fonterra Grassroots Scheme

Two funding periods, applications must be in by 31 March or 31 August

The process usually takes up to six weeks

The Sargood Bequest

Applications close 31 December annually

Trust Aoraki

There are six funding rounds per year, and applications are processed within three weeks. Go to the Trust Aoraki website for more information.

New Zealand Community Trust

Applications close on the 15th day of every month.

The Southern Trust

No cut-off dates are applicable for funding applications 

In most cases, applications are processed within 20 working days

Meridian Energy

Applications are open

If sponsorship is for an event, the application will need to be submitted at least three months in advance of the event taking place

The Trusts Community Foundation

Funding rounds are every month except December. Applications take six weeks to process, so check opening and closing dates on the funding round calendar on the website.