The Community Trust of Southland is your community owned grant-making organisation. We support charitable or non-profit groups and organisations, throughout our area, by giving grants for projects or initiatives which benefit the community.

We make grants across a range of sectors:

  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Community Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health and Social Services
  • Sport and Recreation

We work closely with community groups and organisations to understand your needs and aspirations, and to help enusre you are able to put the best possible case for funding.

We also support and encourage people to achieve their goals through scholarships:





$5,000 & Under Grant Applications

$5,000 & Under Grant Applications

Applications for amounts of $5,000 & under are accepted throughout the year. However please note organisations can apply only once in a 12 month period.... more »

Art, Sport & Leadership Scholarships

Applications for these scholarships are accepted anytime throughout the year.