Wellington Community Trust ‘Boost Fund’ – Expression of Interest

WCT is delighted to offer the Boost Fund for the first time.   Boost is a fund of $150,000 available to eligible organisations in the Wellington region.  Boost is a one-off cash injection to literally boost your organisation’s capacity or activities for the year.  WCT is calling for expressions of interest for the fund. If you… Read more »

Report: Understanding the Funding Gap

Wellington Community Trust has partnered with a number of Trusts and Foundations, Social Service Providers Aotearoa and a number of social services to produce an important report that seeks to quantify the funding gap community services face through the Governments contributory funding model.  The report, produced by MartinJenkins, reveals the funding gap to be $630m… Read more »

Updates to our Granting Framework

The Board and Staff of the Wellington Community Trust are pleased to present our updated Grants Framework for 2019 – 2021. This framework makes explicit our organisation’s granting directions and the priority populations we want to support as a Trust. .. Read more »

Our Vision and Granting Framework

The Wellington Community Trust has launched a new vision and granting framework. This is the culmination of months of work by the Board and staff as we make the shift towards a more strategic approach to our grant making. We commissioned a piece of work from the Centre for Social Impact to help us better understand… Read more »

Ōrongomai Marae Receives MY Children Funding

Ōrongomai Marae is the organisation we’re delighted to be supporting through our 2017 MY Children funding programme. Aligning with our focus on fostering nurturing families and supportive communities, the Marae – whose kaupapa is kotahitanga and that we all have a responsibility to our tamariki whether or not they are from us – has been able to introduce a Whanau support person… Read more »