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Pelorus Trust Next Closing Date is Friday the 13 August 2021. Pelorus Trust no longer accepts any New Zealand cheques including bank cheques we only accept internet transfers. You MUST use the "GOOGLE CHROME INTERNET PROVIDER" to access our online system! Please make sure EVERYTHING is attached before submitting the application. XTRA EMAIL USERS: Do not use an XTRA EMAIL address due to Xtra's spam filters, please use another email address.

Application Process

How to Apply

If you are from a group that is considering applying, this website should provide you with all the information you need to know about making an application. In particular, please read the funding criteria section on the website prior to completing an application form. There are rules around how we fund and some things that we do not fund (such as salaries and advertising) so it is really important that you read the information before applying.

When to Apply

We will accept an application at any time meetings are generally held twice each month. Upcoming closing dates are posted on the left-side bar of the website.  Applications will only be accepted through our online application process ONLY and this must be received by 10 pm on the closing date.  If your application is in order the application will automatically be included in the next funding round.  Please ensure that you submit your application well in advance of when you require the funds. We will only accept applications up to three months prior to the event. Please note that that all quotes need to be current and dated within a three month period.

How to seek Help

Please do not hesitate to contact the Trust office or look at the funding criteria on our website if you have any queries regarding the application process. You can access our contact details on the home page toolbar under contact us. All applicants will be contacted by email once the Trustees decisions has been made. Please DO NOT contact the Trust office for the status of your application after the funding meeting as this slows the notification process to all applicants. Your co-operation is appreciated by our hard working staff!

Application closing dates
  • Friday 13 August 2021
  • Friday 27 August 2021
  • Friday 10 September 2021

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.