/Special Features/ Front page (JPG - 102kb)
Supporting a 'Thriving Southland'

We are your community owned grant making organisation.

From Stewart Island to Glenorchy, Te Anau to Tapanui and all the places in between, we provide a helping hand to hundreds of groups - both large and small - by providing funding for facilities, services, events, community projects and programmes. We also help people to achieve their personal goals through scholarships.

We are proud to be associated with so many people and organisations working to make the south a better place.

CTOS Strategic Plan 2016-18

Our Strategic Plan 2016-18 sets out our direction over the next three years and forms the basis on which Trustees will make their granting decisions. 

Need help with applying online

If you have any questions about applying online please either refer to our Applying Online Frequently Asked Questions or email your query to info@ctos.org.nz or phone us on 0800 500 185.





Arts Murihiku - CE/EO Vacancy

Do you have a passion and drive for the Arts of Southland? Arts Murihiku is a newly established organisation and is seeking a visionary, strategic and highly motivated professional to become its Chief Executive. The successful applicant will contribute to the development of a vibrant and resilient arts sector across Murihiku/Southland. The position has been established through Creative NZ’s Regional Arts Development Pilot and is initially for a fixed term of 12 months. ... more »