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Sargood Bequest

Closing dates

31/12/20

Always open for applications?

No

Eligible districts

National.

Eligibility

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
• cultural
• educational
• environmental
• sports / outdoor.

Available to groups or individuals?

Groups or individuals may apply

History

Sargood Bequest is a charitable trust founded in 1939 by Sir Percy Sargood of the firm Sargood Son & Ewen.

Objectives

To support community groups and individuals within New Zealand.

Projects funded

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.

Activities funded

Most costs/expenses eligible.

Funds available

Information not available

Upper limit per grant application

Up to $5000

Grants made last year

148

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
DUNEDIN 9058

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.

Decision makers

Trustees

Decision time

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.

How notified

Advices are processed via email/fax and post. To insure speedy notification we need to know your details.

How paid

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

Other information

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.

Contact

Sargood Bequest
PO Box 5546
Dunedin. 9058
New Zealand
http://www.sargoodbequest.org.nz/get_grant.html