Annual Report 2017/18

girls preparing kai

Our annual report for the financial year 2017/18 is now online; check it out here. See our annual reports page for past reports.

September Newsletter

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Check out our latest newsletter here. Meet our new trustees and read about some of our recent successful applicants!

Farewell to Trustees Dawn & Jan

Trustees Dawn and Jan

            Next month we say farewell and a huge thank you to Dawn Sanders ONZM, QSM, and Jan Dowland who have both served the WCT board for 9 years. We asked them to talk about some of the projects and organisations they’ve been most excited to support: Jan: “It is difficult to… Read more »

Combined Community Trusts Conference 2018

The Combined Community Trusts biennial conference will be hosted in 2018 by Trust Waikato. This is one of the most important activities on the Combined Community Trusts calendar and is an opportunity to focus on critical issues of local, national and international philanthropic interest and importance as we partner communities and organisations throughout Aotearoa New… 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 »

Join Us to Celebrate!

Photo of Youth Dance Trust performance at International Dance Day 2017

It’s our favourite time of the year – when we get together to celebrate our incredible community groups and share exciting news and updates from the trust! We warmly invite you to join us for this occasion. Wellington Community Trust – Annual Public Meeting 2016/17 Wednesday 2 August, 5.15-7.00pm Wellington Indian Association, 48 Kemp Street,… Read more »

Welcome Georgie Ferrari – Our CE

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Georgie Ferrari to the role of CE, Wellington Community Trust. Georgie brings more than 25 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, working in the areas of youth, health, housing, disability, education and violence prevention in New Zealand, New South Wales and Victoria.  Along with a masters degree in policy… Read more »

Farewell To Mark

A big thank you to Mark Cassidy for all his contributions to the Wellington community in his role as CE of the Wellington Community Trust... Read more »