Grant Programme

Youthtown Trust

Relevent Country: New Zealand

The Youthtown Trust is inviting applications for Youthtown Grant Programme to inspire and promote the learning of life skills, working collaboratively, understanding and building resilience, and unlocking potential.

Youthtown Trust is an organisation that designs and delivers initiatives that engage and develop young New Zealanders.

Funding Information

At the discretion of Youthtown Inc, a successful recipient of a grant greater than $50,000 may be required to provide evidence of the community benefit generated by the granted funds.

What they Fund?

Grants that meet Youthtown Inc.’s Authorised Purpose:

  • Development and operation of Youthtown programmes and facilities
  • Encouragement and development of amateur youth sport and facilities in established and legally constituted sporting organisations
  • Encouragement and development of youth outdoors and cultural activities or programmes (including art,music and drama) and facilities in legally constituted organisations in community
  • Financial support for community based organizations that provide direct or indirect benefits to groups of youth
  • Any charitable purpose or any non-commercial purpose that is beneficial to the whole or a section of the community

What they does not Fund?

  • Retrospective expenditure
  • Any venture where a Youthtown Inc. venue makes a clear commercial benefit from the grant
  • Private, commercial or political purposes
  • Projects that have already been funded by another source
  • Multi-year grants
  • Professional sports or non-affiliated or social sports clubs or teams
  • Affiliation fees, memberships or subscriptions
  • Prizes – cash or non-cash
  • The horse-racing industry

Eligibility Criteria

  • Not-for-profit groups incorporated as charitable organisation or an association promoting charitable purposes.
  • Incorporated regional and community not-for-profit groups in the areas where the funds were generated.
  • Any amateur sports organisation which is an incorporated regional or community not for profit group that is affiliated to a recognised national body.
  • They fund incorporated national organisations where the national organisation has clearly demonstrated that regional and community benefits will result from the grant.

Source: https://www.youthtownfunding.org.nz/webpages/before-you-apply/