How to apply

Completing a funding request


Funding requests can be made by completing an Individual or Organisation Funding Application Form and then emailing or posting it to the Trust.


You will need to provide:

  • financial details,

  • referees,

  • supporting documents​


Please be prepared to present your request in person if required. If successful you will also need to provide an accountability report within three months of receiving your donation.​

Submission Closing Dates


Funding applications and sponsorship requests are considered bi-monthly by the Board of Trustees.

Closing dates for 2021/2022:

2020 R1 – 31 May 2021
2020 R2 – 2 August 2021
2020 R3 – 4 October 2021

2020 R4 – 29 November 2021

2020 R5 – 31 January 2022

2020 R6 – 4 April 2022

Sponsorships and Scholarships


The Waikato Farmers Trust sponsors Waikato based initiatives which focus on agriculture, education or supporting our local rural community.


Sponsorship applications can be made by providing a contract with clear details of the sponsorship request. Contact us to discuss sponsorship opportunities.​