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:





School Leaver Scholarships

School Leaver Scholarships

If you achieve NCEA Level 3 with an overall excellence endorsement for the 2014 academic year you could be eligible for $2,000... more »

Tertiary Scholarships

If you are due a further instalment please send your end of year results and re-enrolment details to CTOS by 20th February 2015. ... more »