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Community Waikato Tindall Annual Fund

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Applications closed 14 Sept 2018

  Community Waikato are Tindall Regional Funding Managers. The Tindall Foundation has a unique funding model whereby Regional Funding Managers give out a significant portion of their donations on their behalf. The Tindall Foundation says “Regional Funding Managers are existing organisations that support community and social services across the country who use their considerable expertise and local knowledge to allocate funding. They give out donations on our behalf to local organisations within the Tindall Foundation Supporting Families and Social Services Programme Area”
Areas eligible for funding
Areas not eligible for funding
Community services and development
Adult literacy and numeracy 
Youth development
Early Childhood
Migrant, Refugee and Cross Cultural

Be clear about your project or service. We will want to know…
Why is it necessary?
What are you trying to achieve?
How will it doing that?
What is the likely long-term impact?
When will it begin, when do you intend for it to finish?
Who will benefit from your project or activity? i.e. what or who is your target group
Capital assets or equipment costing over $1500
Drama, art or performing
Organisations whose primary purpose is health or disability related
Loans and endowment funds
Projects outside the geographic borders of NZ
All sport and recreation, sports equipment and expenses
Venture capital initiatives
Business or investment capital
Core education, scholarships, equipment and activities
Establishment of charities
Overseas travel, expenses or exchange programmes, etc
Religious or political advocacy or advancement
Retrospective applications 
Geographical area covered by this fund
  • Hamilton City
  • Hauraki
  • Matamata-Piako
  • Otorohanga
  • South Waikato
  • Thames Coromandel
  • Waikato District
  • Waikato Region
  • Ruapehu
  • Waitomo
  • Waipa 

The Community Waikato Tindall Funding round opens early August  and closes mid-September of each year. We distribute approximately $100,000.00 annually and approximately 40 grants of around $1000 to $5000 are made. Online applications are through the Community Waikato website www.communitywaikato.org.nz.  For more information please go to our website or contact Sally Fenwick Ridley on 07 282 0744, or sally@communitywaikato.org.nz

Accountability Form

If you have received Tindall funding, you must complete this accountability form to be eligible for Tindall funding in the future