Total funds granted this financial year (1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021)


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

Completed grant applications must be received at our office in Hamilton by 5pm on the cut off date prior to the Board meeting you wish for your application to be considered.

Applications received 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.

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 received at our office in Hamilton by 5pm on the below application closing dates.

March 30 March 2021 CLOSED
April 23 April 2021 CLOSED
May 24 May 2021 30 April 2021
June 28 June 2021 4 June 2021
July 26 July 2021 25 June 2021
August 30 August 2021 30 July 2021
September 27 September 2021 23 August 2021
October 29 October 2021 27 September 2021
November 29 November 2021 29 October 2021
December 20 December 2021 26 November 2021

PLEASE NOTE: that 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