Estate of Alfred William Parsons

The Alfred William Parsons Trust gives grants to charitable bodies and charitable purposes in the area of the Waipukurau District Council east of SH2 and the Makarakeke Stream excluding Waipawa township for the benefit and welfare of youth organisations, education, the welfare of people unable to care for and support themselves, and, community charitable projects.

Please note:

  • Individuals, sports organisations and service clubs are not eligible to apply
  • Grants will not normally be recommended for purposes which are usually the responsibility or subject of Government or local body assistance
  • Grants will not normally be recommended for sporting bodies as such are not considered a charitable organisation although a grant could be considered where the sporting body was involved with youth activities.


Alfred William Parsons died in July 1953, The Estate of A W Parsons is administered by Public Trust with the main asset being a Sheep and Beef property situated in the Central Hawkes Bay. The Trust was established to provide principally for the income from his estate to be distributed to suitable charitable purposes and charitable bodies. Public Trust is guided by an independent Advisory Committee established under the terms of the Will of the late A W Parsons.

How to apply

The Trustee will not be calling for applications during 2018. We expect to call for Application’s again in 2019 and will update as our website once confirmed.

All open grant applications are accessible here.

Contact us

Phone: 0800 371 471