Trustpower Oamaru Community Fund – New Zealand
The Trustpower is inviting applications for its Oamaru Community Fund to give a helping hand to those who care for people, place and the future.
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At Trustpower the fund cares about supporting the local communities. The Trustpower team is spread throughout Aotearoa, but Oamaru is home to one of friendly, national contact centres. To help support the community where many of the wonderful people live, work and play, Trustpower has created a community fund.
Putting people at the heart of the decision – He Tangata;
Contributing to care for people and place – Tiaki;
Acting with integrity and a moral compass – Mana.
Considering your role as kaitiaki (guardians) for the environment;
Demonstrating a sustainable approach;
Taking real action towards addressing climate change.
A Sustainable Future:
Having the courage to create opportunities – Kia Kaha;
Collaborating to build something stronger – Mahi Tahi;
Adapting, pivoting and changing to continue to provide what is needed – Urutau;
Adopting a digital mindset – looking for ways that technology can help, enhance and make positive change for the community;
Automating processes so ‘people power’ can be better used to achieve more;
Connecting communities through digital or innovative endeavours;
Empowering learning and improvement.
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The fund encourages community organisations or individuals to apply. The fund will consider events, projects and initiatives that display: Manaakitanga, Kaitiakitanga and Sustainability.
Applications must fall within the stipulated criteria to be considered.
Applications must showcase a connection with ‘what’s important to us’.
Expenses applied for must be incurred within New Zealand; with the exception of items purchased overseas that is not available in New Zealand.
All grants must be applied to specific, future-based purposes.
Other information for applicants:
Only one application per community organisation will be accepted per funding round, and eligible organisations are limited to two successful applications per calendar year.
An evaluation panel made up of representatives from different teams and in different roles at Trustpower considers all applications and decides who receives funding. This panel will change from round to round.
Applicants may have their funding approved in full or in part at the sole discretion of Trustpower.
As a guideline for how much to apply for, each grant usually ranges from around $200 to $2,000.
For more information, visit https://www.trustpower.co.nz/getting-to-know-us/community-support/oamaru-community-fund