Our APM 2019

Please join WCT Trustees and staff at our Annual Public Meeting to hear about the great community work we’ve supported over the last 12 months.  Paul Ward, project lead for Capital Kiwi will be our guest speaker, talking about Capital Kiwi’s ambitious plan to reintroduce Kiwi in the south west region of Wellington.  The meeting… Read more »

Annual Report 2018-19

Our Annual Report 2018-19 is now online. Read about our funding strategy, key facts & figures and all grants made in the financial year 2018/19 Read it on ISSUU or download the PDF 

New Trustees Join the WCT Board

Nau mai, haere mai to our four impressive new Trustees.  We are delighted to welcome Diane Tunoho, Horiana Irwin-Easthope, Ming-chun Wu and Simone Workman.  Each of our new Trustees brings an impressive list of achievements and community involvement with them.  They hail from across our region from the Hutt Valley, Porirua, Wellington city and Ōtaki. … 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 »

Kia ora Chiara!

This week we warmly welcome our new Community Engagement & Funding Manager Chiara LaRotonda... Read more »

Annual Report 2017/18

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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 »