LW Nelson Charitable Trust

The Trust was established by Deed on the 29 October 1958 by the settlor Laurence William Nelson who died on the 16th December 1959, and is known as the LW Nelson Trust. The LW Nelson Charitable Trust helps Northland charitable, educational and community organisations that provide assistance to the aged, destitute or those suffering from a serious mental or physical disability.

Funding eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must be a registered charitable entity or a school.
  • situated in the Northland Area, within the boundaries of the districts of Kaipara, Whangarei and the Far North.
  • Grants will be for a minimum of $2,000 and a maximum of $10,000.
  • Applications must demonstrate how the project/programme provides assistance to the aged, destitute or those suffering from a serious mental or physical disability.

Applications from the following will not be considered:

  • Retrospective funding.
  • Applications from organisations who received a grant a prior year that have not met their accountability requirements.
  • Applications from individuals, sports organisations and service clubs are not eligible to apply to the Trust.

How to apply

Applications open 15 October 2019 and close 2 December 2019.

Applications are considered by the LW Nelson Board of Trustees.

All open grant applications are accessible here.