Welcome

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:

 

 

 

 

Season's Greetings

Season's Greetings

Trustees and staff wish you a Merry Christmas, and enjoyable and relaxing holidays.

Christmas & New Year Office Hours

Christmas & New Year Office Hours

The Trust's office will close at 12 noon on Tuesday 23rd December and reopens 8.30am Monday 12th January 2015.

New Leadership for the Community Trust

New Leadership for the Community Trust

The Community Trust of Southland has elected a new Chair. Trish Boyle, from Invercargill, will take over as the Trust’s Chair from Tracy Hicks, who has led the Trust for 6 years. Lindsay Wright from Wendonside will replace Joan Kiernan as the Trust’s Deputy Chair. ... more »