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The David Ellison Charitable Trust 2020 Grant Round

This is a preview of the David Ellison 2020 Application Form form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.

Are you eligible to apply for funding?

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Before you answer the questions below please read the Trust's Mission Statement and Funding Eligibility Criteria. 

Mission Statement & Funding Eligibility Criteria ; The Trust looks to promote and advance charitable purposes in New Zealand with a primary focus on the Christchurch/Canterbury region and other charitable causes overseas through New Zealand charitable organisations and to assist New Zealand charitable organisations to build strong, inclusive and supportive communities with a Christian focus, that:

  • Maintain and improve children’s health, education and well-being both in New Zealand and overseas
  • Work to provide preventative education and support and improve the quality of life for at risk families within New Zealand
  • Maintain and improve the quality of life and health aid for families and poverty stricken communities
  • Through New Zealand charitable organisations - provide disaster relief and aid in crisis situations.

This may be through targeted grant making that either compliments other funding sources or, targets projects where alternative sources of funding are not available.

Grants will focus on supporting organisations and projects that address specific issues and needs relative to the Trust’s Mission Statement.

The maximum grant will be $10,000

If you are not eligible to apply and are still looking for funding you may like to visit the Public Trust or Generosity NZ websites to search for other grant making organisations.

Have you read the Trust's Funding Eligibility Criteria? * Required
Is your organisation registered with Charities Services? * Required
If you answer no to any of the questions above you are not eligible to apply to the Trust for funding. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AS IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE TRUST BOARD.