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Our next closing date is Wednesday 7 December 2022. Please apply for funding no more 3 months in advance of the event or project taking place.

About Us

The Pelorus Trust is a charitable trust based in Lower Hutt which raises funds for charitable, philanthropic and sporting purposes through the operation of gaming machines. We are a mid-sized gaming trust operating machines from hotels and taverns between Franklin and Marlborough.

The Trust maintains an open and equitable funding regime that enables non-profit organisations such as sports clubs, cultural groups, and community-based societies or trusts to apply for funds through a transparent and efficient application process.

Our People

The hard work and dedication of the Trustees and Staff is a key benefit and core to the success of the Pelorus Trust

Annual Report

Check out our most recent annual report.

Pelorus Trust Sportshouse

The Sportshouse will provide ongoing benefits for its tenants and the wider sporting community

Application closing dates
  • Wednesday 7 December 2022
  • Monday 9 January 2023
  • Friday 3 February 2023
  • Friday 17 February 2023
  • Friday 3 March 2023
  • Friday 17 March 2023

Pelorus Trust has a strict closing date policy.

Any late or incomplete applications will be processed for the next meeting.
Grant meetings are normally held within 10 days after the closing date.