Please submit your Grant Application to Grassroots Trust online. 

The Grassroots Trust Board meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month to review grant applications. Completed grant applications must be submitted online on or before the last working day of the month prior to the Board meeting in which the application is to be considered.

Applications submitted or completed after this date will be held for consideration the month following. Please ensure that grant applications are submitted at least TWO MONTHS before the funding is required, otherwise the application may be declined or not meet your funding deadline.

Applications started but not submitted will be archived.  You will receive an alert email before this happens.

Our Venues

Grassroots Trust aims to return funds to the local communities in which they were generated.  Click here to see if there is a Grassroots Trust venue in your area.

Signage & Brand Guidelines

Download the Grassroots Trust logo

Download the Grassroots Trust logo and brand guidelines.

Annual Review

Grassroots Trust annually reviews its criteria, methods, systems and consideration of applications for the distribution of net proceeds.  Any updates to the Annual Review will be published via our website and in the newspaper.


All complaints received relating to the distribution of funds should be submitted in writing and addressed to the Chairman, PO Box 9019, Hamilton. Complaints about the conduct of Grassroots Trust may be made to the Secretary of the Department of Internal Affairs at: PO Box 10-095, Wellington.

Need help?

Call 0800 957 960

To speak with our Grants team.