About Grant

Grant Purpose:

To provide financial support to shareholders and their descendants who have been selected by a recognised educational, cultural or sporting body to represent New Zealand (National), Region (Province) and/or attend a national training/or development programme.

Grant Criteria:
  • All shareholders and their descendants who are 18+ MUST register to be eligible to receive grants, unclaimed dividends, correspondence and other benefits from the Trust. 
  • Any schools or groups that receive community grants from the Trust ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS GRANT
  • An applicant may apply for MORE THAN ONE SPORTS, ARTS OR MAORI CULTURAL grant, however applicants can only apply once for each specific category per calendar year.
  • You must apply for this grant at least 8 WEEKS prior to the event taking place.
Registration Process:
  • You must be a current owner or a beneficiary of an Individual Owner or Whanau Trust.
  • If you have not registered click here to register REGISTER 
  • An email or letter will be sent advising the applicant the outcome of your grant application
  • Payment will be made within 28 days after the consideration of the application
  • Funds to all approved applications will be paid directly to your nominated bank account

What You Need Before You Apply

  • Selection letter confirming acceptance, costs, tournament or event details
  • Your allocated BE Number
  • NZ bank account 

Application Process

Apply For Discretionary Grant

 2021 Individual Discretionary Grant - Open  2021 Group Discretionary Grant - Open


Instructions for applying online

If you do not know your Beneficiary (BE) number, please contact the office

Smart phone users

Our online applications support mobile devices.  Take photos of your required documentation and upload them where required as you progress through the form.  All photos must be visible/readable.  Unclear photos will delay the processing of your grant.