Trust Waikato's vision is for vibrant and resilient Waikato communities. Our mission is to invest wisely, grant effectively and to be operationally agile to achieve transformational change for people, families, communities and places where the need is greatest.
Hamilton City Council exists to improve the wellbeing of those who live in Hamilton. The Council’s Community Grants support not-for-profit community organisations that deliver services that benefit the social, cultural and environmental wellbeing of communities in Hamilton.
The Braemar Charitable Trust’s vision is “to make a meaningful and sustainable difference by funding initiatives that will achieve impactful health outcomes for our community”. We seek opportunities to apply our funds and expertise to improve health outcomes in the community.
The Len Reynolds Trust has a vision for a Waikato where all children and young people are secure, resilient and thriving, to ensure they meet their full potential. We also work to protect and preserve the environment as a valuable taonga for future generations.
Momentum Waikato exists to enable local philanthropy and lead transformational projects. Our role is to nurture our community’s strengths and assets. We connect generous charitable people with the work of proven changemakers for ‘A better Waikato for everyone, forever’.
The Department of Internal Affairs works with you, your community, hapū or iwi, and is guided both by their commitment to honour the Treaty of Waitangi obligations and their commitment to the principles of community-led development. For more information please see here.
DV Bryant Trust’s focus is to strengthen communities in Waikato by supporting organisations that serve people disadvantaged by personal or social circumstances, with a particular interest in young people, innovative education and addressing inequity.
WEL Energy Trust has a vision of a forward thinking, vibrant, connected community. Our mission is working together, working smarter, to grow investment and to unlock the powerful possibilities of community, now and into the future.
Braemar Charitable Trust strives to make a meaningful and sustainable difference by funding initiatives that will achieve impactful health outcomes for the Waikato community, which covers the current Waikato District Health Board boundary.
Health related initiatives
Enhancing the performance of Braemar Hospital as a “Centre of Excellence”;
Projects that make a difference to community health and wellbeing.
Department of Internal Affairs
You can see the geographical funding area of the DIA here.
Community groups who provide services, programmes or activities that support the well-being of Hamiltonians.
Len Reynolds Trust
The Len Reynolds Trust funds the wider Waikato Region - Coromandel, Thames, Whangamata, Whitanga, Waihi, Paeroa, Tairua, Kaiaua, Port Waikato, Te Kauwhata, Meremere, Pokeno, Rahui Pokeka/Huntly, Taupiri, Ngaruawahia, Kirikiriroa/Hamilton, Whaingaroa/Raglan, Kawhia, Taharoa, Ohaupo, Te Awamutu, Kihikihi, Cambridge, Otorohanga, Te Kuiti, Piopio, Mokau, Mangakino, Tokoroa, Putaruru, Tirau, Te Aroha, Matamata, Morrinsville, Taumarunui, Turangi - and everywhere in between!
Our vision is a wider Waikato where all children and young people are secure, resilient and thriving, to ensure they meet their full potential.
Our environmental goal is to protect and preserve the environment as a valuable taonga for future generations.
Momentum Waikato Community Foundation
The Momentum Waikato Community Foundation covers the Thames-Coromandel, Hauraki, Matamata-Piako, Waikato, Waipa, Otorohanga, Waitomo and South Waikato districts and Hamilton city. It includes land of Tainui, Waikato, Raukawa, Hauraki and Maniapoto iwi.
Creating positive social and environmental change.
Whaanau/families have sufficient means to raise their tamariki/children.
Families get the support they need.
Rangatahi/young people are resilient, connected and able to participate
A gender-equal Aotearoa New Zealand
See more here.
The Trust Waikato funding area incorporates Thames–Coromandel, Hauraki, Matamata–Piako, Waipa, Waikato, South Waikato, Waitomo, Otorohanga and Ruapehu districts, and Hamilton city. It includes land of Tainui, Waikato, Raukawa, Hauraki and Maniapoto iwi.
Enhancing the wellbeing of children and whanau
Increasing resilience in rural/small communities
Initiatives that achieve positive outcomes for Maaori
See more here.
WEL Energy Trust
Hamilton City, Huntly, Ngaruwahia, Raglan, Te Kauwhata and Meremere.
WEL Energy Trust are partnering to achieve regional priorities through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in these areas: