What we don't support

Up to $10,000 and Over $10,000

  • Projects where those who benefit are outside the Gisborne TLA region (Trust beneficiaries)
  • Projects which do not strongly align with the Trusts - He Rangitapu He Tohu Ora - Tairāwhiti Wellbeing Framework
  • Projects that do not demonstrate a clear need and wellbeing advancement
  • Core activities of central or local government where their funding models provide outcomes including health, education and horizontal infrastructure
  • Projects which do not provide evidence of actual and meaningful collaboration and connectedness
  • Projects that do not show or create efficiencies for the community such as co-locating, shared service models and efficient business training
  • Retrospective applications (if your project, programmes or event is completed or it has already taken place before our closing dates, we cannot consider it)
  • Projects that have no community involvement and support
  • Projects that do not align with the use of local businesses and suppliers wherever practical for the work that needs to be done
  • The redistribution of our funds to a third party
  • Repayment of outstanding debt

Up to $30,000 for the purposes of investigation, research and feasibility

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Audine Grace-Kutia

General Manager Communities