The following grants are currently available to registered members:

Kaumatua Medical Grants

Grant is for unexpected medical expenses

Grants of up to $500 per annum available per member

Income limit for member $25,000

Age limit of 60

Application must be supported by evidence from a medical practitioner

Download Medical Grant Application Form

Kaumatua Support Grants

Group grants to organisations with appropriate involvement/affiliation with Trust members

Grants of up to $1,500 per annum per application for groups and $500 per individual

Individual hardship grants to be to members earning less than $20,000 per annum

Age limit of 60

Application must be supported by evidence of the proposed cost/use of the grant

Download Kaumatua Support Grant Application Form

Whanau Grants

Grants of up to $3,000 are available to groups or organisations where there is appropriate involvement of registered members of the Trust and applications meet the following criteria:

Applicants must be Whanau groups involving registered Trust members.

The grants are to provide funding to assist group activities that will improve the well being of Trust members.

Download Whanau Grant Application Form

Business Establishment & Development Grants

Grants of up to $1,500 are available to provide assistance/support to Trust Members who are establishing new businesses or looking to grow existing businesses:

Applicants must be registered Trust members.

Applicants must present a business plan and budget to the Management Committee in person.

Download Business Grant Application Form

Hardship Grants

Pouakani Trust is a registered charitable trust and as such is restricted to providing grants and assistance for charitable purposes – this grant is available for “the relief of poverty” as defined by the Charities Act.

The Trustees may request further information from the Applicant before making a decision. The Applicant must supply the requested information.

The decision of the Trustees will be full and final and binding on the Applicant.

Download Hardship Grant Application Form

The criteria are subject to review and amendment from time to time by the Trustees of the Trust without notice to any person.

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