Like any non-profit organisation, the YWRC relies heavily on the support we receive from philanthropic funders, unions, the Ministry of Social Development, and the community organisations just like us, who love and support what we do. Check them out!


Lottery Grants Board logo

Lotteries distributes the profits made from Lotto and Instant Kiwi, for the benefit of New Zealand communities.

COGS logo

COGS provides grants for not-for-profit organisations working in local communities and neighbourhoods.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Hamilton City Council manages a range of funds which make grants to non-profit organisations.

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Len Reynolds Trust is a family philanthropic funder with a focus on improving the lives of children and young people in the wider Waikato region.

Every day the Ministry of Social Development helps people to be successful in their lives. 

The Otago Community Trust provides grants to not-for-profit community groups and projects.

trust waikato logo

Trust Waikato aims to achieve change for people, families, communities where the need is greatest. Our priority is strengthening the community sector.

The DV Bryant Trust offers funding for community group projects that make life
better for people who have been disadvantaged.

WEL Energy Trust logo

WEL Energy Trust was formed in 1993. Surplus income received by the Trust can be distributed through grants and other community investments.

dairy workers union logo

The NZ Dairy Workers Union is a trade union made up of workers in the Dairy Industry. We work hard to achieve great working conditions. 

northern drivers charitable trust logo

The Northern Drivers’ Charitable Trust was formed as part of a merger which established the Northern Distribution Union.

tindall foundation logo

The Tindall Foundation is driven by a belief that all Kiwis should have the opportunity to contribute to a healthy environment and society.