2017 Donation Rounds


The closing dates for 2017 are:

  1. Friday 17 Feb 2017   

  2. Friday 16 Jun 2017 

  3. Friday 22 Sep 2017

 To find out more about the online process click here.

The Significant Capital Projects Fund closes on Friday 16 June 2017.








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Kia Ora - Welcome to Trust Waikato

Trust Waikato is a philanthropic organisation established in 1988. We support the things that make our corner of the world a better place.

Trust Waikato donates money to community organisations and projects that focus on welfare, sport, recreation, youth, art, culture, and the environment, for the benefit of people in our region.

  Our vision is for resilient and vibrant communities

Ko tō mātou moemoea kia tipu, kia hua ngā hāpori

  Our mission is to invest wisely, and donate effectively

Ko tō mātou whāinga kia tika te whakatipu rawa, ā, kia pai tōna tohatoha

Apply online in 3 easy steps:

1.Register online2.Check eligibility3.Complete application

There are many advantages in completing an application online. Click here to find out more about the online process before you apply. 


  • You must account for your previous donation. Click here for more information on accountability.
  • Include all attachments (listed here) with your application by closing date. Incomplete applications may be declined.
  • Applications must be submitted online or received in our office by 4.30pm on the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted. 

Click the 'Apply Online' button to make an application or access your record.


If you can answer YES to the following questions, you may be eligible to apply:

  • Are you a not-for-profit organisation?
  • Do you provide services or operate in the Trust Waikato region

If you are experiencing difficulties in completing your application online, please phone 0800 436 628 during office hours.

SCREENCONNECT Office use only

(ScreenConnect allows Trust Waikato to connect to your computer, with your permission, to assist with online application issues. For more information call 0800 436 628.)