Always open for applications?
No set requirements however, groups which have been operating for less than 24 months need to nominate 2 referees or apply under an umbrella organisation. The trust makes grants under the following headings.
You may apply under one heading only:
• children / youth
• sports / outdoor.
Available to groups or individuals?
Groups or individuals may apply
Sargood Bequest is a charitable trust founded in 1939 by Sir Percy Sargood of the firm Sargood Son & Ewen.
To support community groups and individuals within New Zealand.
The Trust makes grants to projects and activities in the children & youth, cultural, sports & outdoors, educational and environmental areas with a focus on access, participation and inspiration.
The Trustees favour projects to which funds are specifically targeted.
Most costs/expenses eligible.
Information not available
Upper limit per grant application
Up to $5000
Grants made last year
Funds available last year
Information not available
How to apply
To enable your application to be considered by the Trustees you must complete the online application, print out the confirmation copy that will be automatically emailed to you, attach the following information and post to:
The Secretary, Sargood Bequest
P.O. Box 5546, Moray Place
Information required with your application
To enable your application to be considered by the Trustees you must complete and attach the following information:
• Financial Statements - your most recently completed years Financial Statements must be attached to your application form.
• Bank Deposit Slip - a Bank Deposit Slip must be attached to your application form. Grants are now paid by Direct Credit to the nominated bank account.
• Individuals - complete the Application for Grant form and nominate two referees.
If you change your address or contact details during the year, you should let us know so that any correspondence reaches you at the correct address.
• New Information – If you change your address or contact details during the year, you should let us know so that any correspondence reaches you at the correct address.
• Application – All questions should be answered in full. “See attached” is not sufficient. All details should be completed to enable consideration of your application. Incomplete application forms will not be presented for consideration.
The Trustees Grants Meeting, at which all applications are considered, is usually held around March/April of the year following the application closing date. Grants being made for the year under review are usually paid out sometime in May.
Advices are processed via email/fax and post. To insure speedy notification we need to know your details.
Grant payments are now made by Direct Credit. Grant Payment remittance Advices are processed via email/fax and post. To insure speedy notification we need to know your details.
Conditions of acceptance
Must send receipt/s and/or invoices
Contact may be made by Trustees prior to or after allocation of grants. Make sure sufficient details are provided to allow trustees to make contact.
PO Box 5546