Volunteering – a virtuous circle

Volunteer Wellington recently received funding for their 2016 programme ‘Our diverse community: coming together through volunteering’. Charlie Devenish, their Funding Advisor told us how this successful programme works... Read more »

Funding for old and new in Porirua

Te Whare Tiaki Wahine Refuge Charitable Trust, Cannons Creek Youth Charitable Trust and Age Concern were among the groups to receive funding in the first 3 months of 2016... Read more »

Funding makes for a culturally diverse city

Wellingtonians value the experiences other cultures bring to the city. Over the last 3 months we’ve funded groups as diverse as Volunteer Wellington, the Asian Events Trust and the African Communities Council... Read more »

Fairies and a garden

Trustees, Norrey Simmons and Nick Thomas have been seeing first hand the difference that 2 community groups are making: Friends of Mana Island and Clyma Park Community Garden... Read more »

Sailability launches Trusty

A new safety boat, funded by the Wellington Community Trust, and named ‘Trusty’ was launched by Chief Executive, Mark Cassidy on a crisp Sunday morning at Evans Bay Yacht Club. Sailability Wellington is a charitable trust that helps people with disabilities enjoy sailing all year round. Volunteers, lead by club captain Don Manning, meet 4… Read more »