Total funds granted this financial year
(1 August 2023 to 31 July 2024)


The Grassroots Trust Central Limited Board generally meets every month to review grant applications.

Completed grant applications must be submitted on or before the application closing date prior to the Board meeting in which the application is to be considered.

Applications submitted after this date and time will be held for consideration at the following months meeting.

It is recommended that grant applications are received at least TWO MONTHS before the funding is required, otherwise the application may be declined or not meet your funding deadline.

Applications started but not submitted within 20 days will be archived.  You will receive an alert email before this happens.

We also encourage Organisations to seek funding from a number of sources as there is never any guarantee of funding.

Application Closing Dates

Completed grant applications must be submitted online by 11:59pm on the below application closing dates.

January 31 January 2024 CLOSED
February 23 February 2024 CLOSED
March 27 March 2024 CLOSED
April 30 April 2024 CLOSED
May 31 May 2024 CLOSED
June 25 June 2024 31 May 2024
July 26 July 2024 30 June 2024
August 30 August 2024 31 July 2024
September 27 September 2024 31 August 2024
October 29 October 2024 30 September 2024
November 29 November 2024 31 October 2024
December 20 December 2024 20 November 2024

PLEASE NOTE: meeting and application closing dates can change without notice. It is recommended that you check our website on a regular basis when applying for funding.

Annual Review

Grassroots Trust Central Limited annually reviews its criteria, methods, systems and consideration of applications for the distribution of net proceeds. Any updates from each annual review are published via our website.

To view our current Grants Policy, please click below.


All complaints relating to the distribution of funds should be submitted in writing and addressed to the Chairman, PO Box 9380, Hamilton or by email

Complaints about the conduct of Grassroots Trust Central Limited may be made to the Secretary of the Department of Internal Affairs, PO Box 10-095, Wellington or by email