Central Energy Trust: Community Grant

Central Energy Trust

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Next deadline: Nov 1, 2020

Later deadlines: May 1, 2021

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Energy

Applicant type: Organizations

Funding uses: Scholarship, Education / Outreach

Location of project: New Zealand

Location of residency: New Zealand

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Under the Trust Deed dated 20 July 1993 the Trustees have the discretion to consider the allocation of funds for projects which are energy related and which will benefit the consumers of the former CentralPower energy company.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The Trustees in exercising their absolute discretion under the Trust Deed will consider energy related grants with the following criteria: 
    • The project is in the former CentralPower catchment Manawatu/Tararua area (See map).
    • The project will be of benefit to the community
    • The project will create ongoing benefit to the greatest number of consumer beneficiaries
    • The project will assist business growth and economic development within the community
    • The project will promote energy conservation
    • Providing education scholarships
    • Maintaining equity between the communities within the region


  • In approving grants the Trustees prefer that the recipients have income tax exempt status.


  • Applications to fund computers, photocopiers, data projectors and other short life electronic equipment will not  be accepted unless they are an integral part of an overall  energy related project.

This page was last reviewed August 03, 2020 and last updated August 03, 2020