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WHO WE

ARE

Find out who we are and what we fund to enable impact in our communities.

WAIKATO FUNDERS.

Who we are

WAIKATO FUNDERS.

Who we are

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Trust Waikato

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.

www.trustwaikato.co.nz

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Hamilton City Council

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.

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Braemar Trust

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. 

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Len Reynolds Trust

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

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’.

Internal Affairs

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.

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DV Bryant Trust

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.

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WEL Energy Trust

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.

 
 

WHAT WE FUND.

Funder priority areas 

Organisation

Geographical area

Funding priorities

Braemar Charitable Trust

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.

DV Bryant Trust

The Waikato Regional Council region.

'Strengthening communities in the Waikato through:

  • supporting children and youth,

  • innovative education initiatives 

  • projects addressing inequality'.
    See more here.

Hamilton City Council

Within the Hamilton City Boundary. 

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.

  • Building community connectedness 

  • Enabling life and career pathways for youth.

  • Increasing access to affordable housing.

  • Empowering women and girls 
    See more here.

The Tindall Foundation

The entire Waikato region.

  • Healthy and happy whaanau/families

  • Affordable, healthy, safe and violence-free homes

  • 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.

Trust Waikato

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:

  • SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy)

  • SDG -9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

  • SDG-8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

  • SDG- 17 Partnership for the Goals

  • SDG-11 Sustainable City and Communities

  • SDG-3 Good Health and Wellbeing

  • SDG-13 Climate Action

  • SDG-10 Reduced Inequality