Apply for Edward Carter Special Assistance Fund grants up to $5,000 by 30 Sept

This fund was established in 1991 by Edna Mary Carter in memory of her husband Edward, to assist people who need a second chance in life, or a new start. 

The Outreach Committee of St John’s Church is pleased to receive project applications for up to $5000 from organisations who work with and assist, for example: people serving a custodial sentence; young people in contact with the criminal justice system; recent arrivals in New Zealand as displaced people, former refugees, or vulnerable migrants, especially those who might be more vulnerable to destitution due to visa status; persons of any age or gender at risk of poverty, racial discrimination, social exclusion, mental ill health, violence, including family violence and/or homelessness.

Projects may be for local community or communities in the greater Wellington area or alternatively, be national in scope.

Applications by 30 September for consideration in October. See application from and more information here.