Schools and Childhood Educational Organisations including Plunket

Schools and other Childhood Educational Organisations including Plunket

All registered schools, kindergartens, playcentres, kohanga reo, Pacific Island Language groups and Plunket organisations in the Trust area receive grants on a biennial or annual basis and DO NOT need to submit an application.

All primary, intermediate and secondary schools registered with the Ministry of Education within the Trust’s region receive a biennial library grant for the purchase of books, computer software and hardware for use in the school libraries.

The Correspondence School receives a biennial library grant on the same basis as schools.

Please Note: Other grants are not made to primary, intermediate or secondary schools unless the school is particularly disadvantaged because of economic circumstances within their community or the grant relates to a special project.

Tertiary Institutions

Grants are not made to tertiary institutions unless the application relates to a special project which benefits the wider community.

Kindergartens

All kindergartens registered with the Kindergarten Association and playcentres registered with the Playcentre Association within the Trust’s region receive a biennial grant of $500 each for books, computers and new or replacement equipment.

Kohanga Reo

All licensed Kohanga Reo registered with the Kohanga Reo National Trust within the Trust’s region receive a biennial grant of $500 each for books, computers and new or replacement equipment.

Pacific Island Language Groups

All Pacific Island Language Groups licensed with the Ministry of Education within the Trust’s region receive a biennial grant of $500 each for books, computers and new or replacement equipment.

Plunket

An annual grant of $29,000 is made to Plunket to support the Family Centre Service which provides free intensive support to families with babies and toddlers within the Trust’s region.

Please Note: Grants to childcare centres, OSCAR’s, kindergartens, playcentres, Kohanga Reo, Pacific Island Language Groups or Plunket, other than as previously stated will not usually be considered unless they relate to a special project or the organisation is particularly disadvantaged because of economic circumstances within their community.