News and Media

Online Application - New software

29 September 2017

This is just a quick note to advise we’ve moved to a new on-line granting system called SmartyGrants. The link to this is on our website under http://www.baytrust.org.nz/apply-for-funding What won’t change It is...

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2017 Annual Report and Financial Statements Available now

2017 Annual Report and Financial Statements Available now

25 August 2017

Please click here to view and download our 2017 Annual Report and Financial...

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BayTrust - 29Th Annual Public Meeting

4 August 2017

BayTrust – 29th Annual Public Meeting   Date:               25 August...

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Strategic Fund 2017 - Now Closed

1 March 2017

The Strategic Fund 2017  is now Closed for the year. The Strategic Fund 2018 will open in late...

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BayTrust Roadshow Invitation

19 January 2017

BayTrust Roadshows Invitation We are coming to your region soon! We have engaged Exult to facilitate a series of workshops for us across the Bay of Plenty in early February. This is your chance to: Let us know what the challenges...

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Sustainable Housing in the Bay of Plenty

Sustainable Housing in the Bay of Plenty

18 November 2016

Sustainable Housing is a big issue across the Bay of Plenty and is affecting all of our individual communities in different ways. While poor quality housing and overcrowding are widespread problems, a lack of supply of affordable homes...

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Dillon Scholarship now open!

10 November 2016

Our Dillon Scholarship is now open! To find out more about the Dillon Scholarship, and read some great stories about past Dillon Scholars click on the link...

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Tackling the Digital Divide in the Eastern Bay of Plenty

Tackling the Digital Divide in the Eastern Bay of Plenty

19 October 2016

Today’s youngsters are often called ‘digital natives’ – in other words, they’ve grown up with the internet and instinctively know how to use technology. But that’s not the case in every...

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Social Enterprise and Social Finance: A Path to Growth

17 October 2016

New Zealand needs to grow a dynamic market of social enterprises, with access to appropriate capital, says a new report Social Enterprise and Social Finance: A Path to Growth. Prepared by a strategic group, which included BayTrusts...

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BayTrust Helps Night Owls

BayTrust Helps Night Owls

5 October 2016

Kimberley Cleland loves seeing the joy on people’s faces when they go to a Night Owl cinema event for the first time.  “There’s something a little bit magic about being outside, huddled under the stars together,...

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BayTrust Increases Its Community Grants By 50%

19 August 2016

BayTrust Increases Its Community Grants By 50% Recipients of inaugural Strategic Funding Round grants also confirmed BayTrust today announced it has granted a total of $4.3m to community groups across the region in the past financial...

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BayTrust 2016 Annual Report now available

BayTrust 2016 Annual Report now available

18 August 2016

The BayTrust 2016 Annual Report is now available for you to download. Download the BayTrust 2016 Annual Report Now (4.6Mb .pdf) 2016 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS Our full financial statements are also available: Download...

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BayTrust's 28th Annual Public Meeting

3 August 2016

We're holding our 28th Annual Public Meeting on the 18th of August. Our Chair and Trustees would be delighted if you could join them for the meeting, to find out about our last year's activities and our plans for the future. The...

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New Rotorua Satellite Office

22 July 2016

BayTrust now  has a satellite office in Rotorua, which is located at 1358 Eruera Street, in Rotorua Trust House. This office is generally staffed every Thursday. If you wish to meet in Rotorua with a BayTrust staff member  or to...

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Tauranga Funders Forum - June 10, 2016

7 June 2016

Funders Forum - Thinking and Working Smarter in 2016 is on this Friday 10 June at the Historic Village in Tauranga - and is being brought to you by SociaLink. There is a range of great information available including: -Charity...

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Nightshelter gets big boost

30 May 2016

The Bay’s current housing crisis is placing huge strain on social agencies so a $25,000 grant from BayTrust is being warmly welcomed by Tauranga Moana Nightshelter Trust.   The nightshelter first opened on Elizabeth St in...

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BayTrust Celebrates 25 Years of Dillon Scholarship

BayTrust Celebrates 25 Years of Dillon Scholarship

9 May 2016

BayTrust’s Dillon Scholarship programme, which supports local students with significant disabilities to undertake tertiary study, is celebrating its 25th anniversary and has given out $1.5 million to over 480 students since it first...

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BayTrust  grant gives some breathing room for Tauranga Women's Refuge

BayTrust grant gives some breathing room for Tauranga Women's Refuge

27 April 2016

A $45,000 grant from BayTrust will allow Tauranga Women’s Refuge staff to take regular breaks from their demanding jobs and pay for the “nuts and bolts” of running a safe house for those fleeing domestic...

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Government Community development fund opens

7 April 2016

The opening of the 2016/17 round of funding from the Community Development Scheme, will benefit communities across New Zealand, says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew. The Community Development Scheme helps fund...

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BayTrust commits to the Coachforce programme for a further 3 years

BayTrust commits to the Coachforce programme for a further 3 years

14 March 2016

BayTrust has just approved 44 grants to different community groups across the region in their December funding round worth a total of $2.4m. Sport Bay of Plenty is the largest recipient and will now get $552,500 annually for the next...

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25 Years of BayTrust Dillon Scholarships Celebration

13 March 2016

To celebrate 25 years of BayTrust providing Dillon Scholarships (1991 - 2016) all past and present Dillon Scholars are invited to join us on Friday 29 April at 2pm at Comvita. Venue: Comvita NZ, 23 Wilson Road South,...

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