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 Our sponsors 

We are grateful to our sponsors, partners, organisations and individuals that make donations to us whose contributions allow us to do our work and deliver projects that target vulnerable tamariki and families. We are committed to ensure all children in our scope have the support they need to receive a quality education.

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Formed in 1993 WEL Energy Trust is a Community Trust in the Waikato. WEL Energy Trust supports our community through regular community grants to a wide range of organisations in the WEL Networks region.


Since 1988 Trust Waikato has managed investments, using a portion of the profits each year to support community groups and projects throughout the Waikato region. Trust Waikato's vision is for vibrant and resilient Waikato communities. Ko too maatou moemoea kia tipu, kia hua ngaa haapori.

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DV Bryant Trust is one of the longest-running philanthropic Trusts in the Waikato. Established in 1960 with origins stretching back to 1924 when Waikato farmer Daniel Vickery Bryant (1882–1962) opened the Bryant Convalescent Home for Children in Raglan.

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Bakertilly Staples Rodway offers all the services that you would expect from a leading network of Chartered Accountants, as well as specialist business advice that will help take people and business to new heights. Services include Audit, assurance and risk; accounting and compliance and tax compliance; corporate advisory; and practical consulting services for all tax types.

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Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women is the Government’s principal advisor on improving the lives of wāhine women and kōtiro girls. The Ministry has a sharp focus on demonstrable results and monitors progress for women.The Ministry also manages the government’s international reporting obligations in relation to the status of women. 

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Under the Gambling Act 2003, all profits from playing Lotto are used to benefit New Zealand communities. The New Zealand Lotteries Commission runs the Lottery, and the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board distributes its profits. The Department of Internal Affairs administers the funds on behalf of the Board.


Our Ministry is all about helping to build successful individuals, and in turn building strong, healthy families and communities. The purpose is Manaaki tangata, Manaaki whānau – We help New Zealanders to be safe, strong and independent.


Te Tahua Mā Ngā Whakahaere i Ngā Hapori. Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS). This scheme provides government-funded grants to support voluntary and not-for-profit organisations delivering community-based social services that contribute to achieving locally determined outcomes.

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The Lion Foundation is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected Charitable Trusts. Since 1985 has returned over $985 million back to the community, supporting thousands of good causes all around New Zealand. To reinforce their commitment to local communities The Lion Foundation has introduced Regional Grants Committee’s which operate across the country. .


Hamilton City Council manages a range of funds which make grants to non-profit organisations in our community. The grant schemes include Single-Year and Multi-Year Community Grants (for not-for-profit organisations); Creative Communities Schemes; Heratige Grants; Creative Partnerships and a Cat Desexing Fund.

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 Our Partners 

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SSFI is an Auckland-based Charity that acknowledge beginning school as the first major step for a child, the first steps towards education and independence and the first steps the child takes towards becoming a person making their way in the world. SSFI do this by celebrating the child who is turning five with a 5 KitBox – starting out on the right foot connects tamariki emotionally to a sense of wellbeing celebrating the concept of Mana Atua.

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The Cake Detective is a Hamilton based Charity that ensures every child’s birthday is celebrated; To ensure every child feels uniquely celebrated on their birthday regardless of circumstance. We aim to do that with extraordinary birthday cakes; Recipients have often experienced neglect, abuse, serious illness or family violence. What these cakes do is send a message of hope, love and solidarity: "We see you. We care about you. You matter. You deserve love and happiness."

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