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. To find out more and to read our Strategic Plan 2016-18 click here.
Community Trust of Southland is 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.
Since 1988 we have been supporting your region with grants and scholarships across a range of sectors including;
We are proud to be associated with so many people and organisations working to make the south a better place.
About Our Online Application & Reporting System
Applying for our funding and completing accountability is:
Trustee Appointments - Expressions of Interest
On 31st May 2017 Trish Boyle, Lindsay Wright and Stephen Bragg will complete their first terms as Trustees, and are available for reappointment. The Minister of Finance appoints Trustees and to assist the Minister to identify suitable people from our area for possible consideration as Trustees, expressions of interest on a confidential basis are welcomed from members of the Southland community. Expressions of Interest Close 5pm Wednesday 19th October 2016. Application packs are available from the CTOS office, telephone 0800 500 185 or email email@example.com ... more »
CTOS Year At A Glance
Read our 2015-16 Year at a Glance which provides an overview of our activities for the last financial year. You can also see a list of our grants and our financial statements. ... more »
CTOS Financial Statements Now Available
Our full and summary financial statements, and grants approved for the year ended 31 March 2016 are now available ... more »
New Innovation Fund
We’ve committed $1million over 3 years to our new Innovation Fund. The fund aims to encourage transformative change and greater social impact for people and communities in our region. To help achieve this we are wanting to invest in non-profits with innovative out of the box projects, fresh approaches, creative ideas and new solutions, and that have a vision of doing things differently. ... more »