Page Trust

Established in 1970 by Palmerston North dairy farmers Frederick and Eileen Bridget Page, the Page Trust distributes its income to charities and schools operating in Hamilton and Palmerston North.

The Page Trust is a Registered Charity under the Charities Act 2005, Registration No. CC24217.

Funding Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply for funding from the trust your organisation needs to be:

  • A registered charity, or
  • A school
  • Operating within the radius of 56.4km of the chief Post Office of Hamilton or Palmerston North.

Please note the trust calls for applications from both Hamilton and Palmerston North annually.
The maximum grant available is $10,000.

Individuals, sports organisations and service clubs are not eligible to apply to the trust, and the trust does not fund overseas projects.

Funding areas

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Hamilton funding area

Hamilton Map

Palmerston North funding area

Palmerston North Map

How to apply

The trust will be open for applications for both funding regions from the 1st of June to the 31st of July annually.

All open grant applications are accessible here.

Terms and Conditions

  • Only one application per organisation will be accepted in a grant round.
  • The Trustee’s decision is final.
  • Decisions regarding grants are made on the basis of information provided in the application forms, supporting material and other enquiries.
  • Grants may be approved subject to certain conditions. In such circumstances the funds will normally be held by Public Trust until the conditions have been met.
  • All successful applicants must record the grant in accounts as “Public Trust – The Page Trust".
  • Successful grant applicants may be required to provide the trust with information for accountability purposes.


View the successful applications:

More Information

If you have any questions please contact Charitable Services or phone 0800 371 471.