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Applying For Funding

As New Zealand’s preeminent provider of philanthropic services, Perpetual Guardian has the tried and tested experience to ensure that your charitable goals and visions can become a reality. We are proud to provide charitable organisations and individuals with access to clear funding opportunities. Through the enduring legacies of our clients, seamless and transparent transfers of grants pass to deserving individuals, as well as local and national communities.

Discretionary Charitable Trusts

These Trusts open annually to assist with various charitable purposes in New Zealand. Details of each Trust’s history, objectives, and potential distributions are included in the Fund Guideline. If you meet the criteria of the Trust, you are welcome to apply by following the link to the online application form which requires various details and documents to be submitted.

Please reference our Online Granting Schedule for further information on online grants available throughout the year.

Currently Open for Applications

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B A Lewis Charitable Trust

16 September 2016 – 14 October 2016

Funding for charities dealing with Emergency or Disaster Relief, or in Sport and Recreation across New Zealand

Fund Guideline | Application Form

John T Gibson Trust

5 September 2016 – 7 October 2016

Funding for Taranaki High School students pursuing agricultural or veterinary science education

Fund Guideline | Application Form

The Kathleen Spragg Agricultural Research Trust

2 September 2016 – 7 October 2016

Funding for agricultural research

Fund Guideline | Application Form

The Alexander & Gladys Shepherd Scholarships Trust

5 September 2016 – 7 October 2016

Funding for young persons wanting to become farmers to obtain further education or training

Fund Guideline | Application Form

Parkinson Memorial Park Trust

03 June 2016 - 31 October 2016

Funding for projects in Banks Peninsula to preserve historic or Wahi Tapu buildings or structures

Fund Guideline | Application Form

‘Māori tertiary students striving for excellence have been given a boost to achieve their goals with the Rose Hellaby Māori Education Scholarships’.

- TVNZ reports

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