Shareable and Other Trust Funds Available – Applications Close August, September and October 2017

Shareable Trust Funds

The income from a number of Trusts available in this Diocese is shareable with Te Hui Amorangi Kite Upoko o te Ika.  An Allocation Committee comprising equal numbers appointed by Tikanga Pakeha and Tikanga Maori meet regularly to consider applications, and to agree on the distribution of the income from the shareable trusts.

For more information and an application form, please contact Nick Young, Diocesan Manager, on email nick@wn.ang.org.nz or telephone 04 471 8595.

The Trusts are as follows:

R L Button Trust – Applications close on 31 August 2017

Purpose: for training for pastoral work in the Wellington Diocese to assist staffing in developing areas, and to aid sick clergy

Those eligible: one of the following:

  • clergy or laity wishing to train for pastoral work
  • parishes with inadequate resources for promotional work in developing areas
  • clergy in financial stress who have served in the Diocese of Wellington

Fancourt Memorial Trust – Applications close on 31 August 2017

Purpose: for the benefit of clergy dependants, and for the training and maintaining of clergy candidates

Those eligible: one of the following:

  • clergy dependants including widows when assistance is not available from any other source
  • clergy training for service in the Diocese of Wellington

Richard and Mabel Fitzsimmons Scholarship Fund – Applications close on 31 August 2017

Purpose: for secondary or tertiary education

Those eligible: daughters of priests and deacons who hold a licence from the Bishop of Wellington

R C Reed Endowment – Applications close on 31 August 2017

Purpose: for financial assistance

Those eligible: for work amongst elderly women, e.g., projects or programmes

Daniel Sanders Trust – Applications close on 31 August 2017

Purpose: for the augmentation of stipends in rural areas

Those eligible: rural parishes who are restructuring into more workable units

H T Stealey Bequest – Applications close on 31 August 2017

Purpose: to employ locum tenens in parishes

Those eligible: parishes during the illness or convalescence of the Vicar or Priest in Charge

Caroline Uren Bequest – Applications close on 31 August 2017

Purpose: for the relief of the aged or sick

Those eligible: elderly parishioners who would benefit from financial assistance to cover fares for hospital visits, shopping or similar chores

Other Trust Funds Available

For more information and an application form, please contact Nick Young, Diocesan Manager, on email nick@wn.ang.org.nz or telephone 04 471 8595.

The Trusts are as follows:

Gwyn and Kelvin Day Charitable Trust (est. In 1993) – Applications close on 30 September 2017

Purpose: for assistance to attend an Anglican Independent Secondary School within the Diocese of Wellington

Those eligible: children of Anglican clergy

Stewart Family Fund – Mortgage Interest Subsidy Available to Clergy – Applications close on 16 October 2017 

Please note that a revised application form will be sent out on application in late August 

Purpose: as well as continuing to make mortgage finance available, funds are also available from the Stewart Trust to assist with the payment of mortgage interest on realty held for occupation on retirement or already occupied in retirement

Those eligible: the clergy of the Diocese – whether serving, retired or the widows/widowers of clergy