What we don't fund

  • Individuals except by way of the annual Central Lakes Trust Tertiary scholarship programme
  • Projects or services that do not meet charitable criteria
  • Seeding investments for businesses
  • Political organisations or lobby groups
  • Projects where local or central government would be the natural source of funding
  • Commercial organisations
  • Repayment of debt
  • Retrospective projects i.e. completed projects or projects that have already commenced
  • Operational costs of Territorial Authorities and Central Government
  • Endowments
  • The GST component of costs for GST registered organisations.
  • An organisation's project that generates funds which are distributed to a third party.
  • Sponsorships.