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Application for Organisations / Individuals applying for project funding

Organisations or individuals can apply for funding for projects that qualify in pursuance of clause 1 under the Objects of the Trust by promoting Polish culture, history, language, or being in some way beneficial to the Polish community in New Zealand.

How to apply?

  1. Download the application form.
  2. Fill out the form, making sure to answer all questions.
  3. Attach all required documents, including:
  • Project plan, including budget
  • Quotes for the costs you wish to receive funding for (min two quotes are required for each item included in the application)
  • Set of accounts for your organisation
    A bank deposit slip
  • Reference letters
  1. Post to the Polish Charitable and Educational Trust
  • PO Box 420 59 Christchurch 8149

When to apply?

It is best if the applications can be made within the two funding rounds ending:

  • Round 1 - 31 March
  • Round 2 - 31 July

However, in special circumstances the Trustees will consider applications outside of these two funding rounds.

What will happen next?

  • Your application will be reviewed for completeness.
  • Within a few days of the receipt of your application an acknowledgement email will be sent to you confirming that your application has been received by the Trust.
  • If any information or documents are missing, you will be asked to supply these.
  • The Trustees will meet in the month following the applications closing date to allocate the funds, or in special cases may call a special meeting.
  • After the meeting a letter will be posted to you informing you about the outcome of your application.
  • If your application has been successful, the amount granted to you will be paid to your nominated bank account.
  • You may be asked to send the trust a financial statement showing how the Polish Charitable & Educational Trust grant was spent.


Completed applications can be posted to:

The Polish Charitable & Educational Trust
c/o Geddes and Maciaszek Barristers and Solicitors
P.O. Box 420 59
Christchurch 8149
Ph. (03) 366 1681
Fax. (03) 366 6207


Contact Info

The Polish Charitable & Educational Trust

PO Box 420 59
Christchurch 8149


Ph: (03) 366 1681
Fax: (03) 366 6207

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