When completing the area requiring financial information regarding your application, you will be asked to enter that information in to a “table” structure. You will see ‘All columns/values are required’ if you have left a column blank in the table.
Please follow the steps below to check you have correctly completed the table:
A) Check the eight columns, to ensure you have entered values into each of the fields.
B) Ensure you only have one empty row below the completed grids, if you have more than one please click the grey box on the left-hand side and press ‘delete’ on your keyboard.
C) If you do not have a competitive quote; please upload a letter of explanation that explains why a competitive quote is not available.
D) Ensure the ‘Total Requested’ field below the grids, matches the Total Requested Amount.
Below are the different browsers that can be used to complete your application:
Yes. Please read the terms and conditions, that are attached in the registration section and located in the website footer.
a) If this is the first time you’re applying; Simply scroll down the page to the 'let’s get started' area, select the category that best fits the type of grant request. Then register your details as the person making the application in the section marked 'Person making the application' and click on the ‘apply here’ button. This will open a screen in which you can complete and save your application.
b) If you have applied online to Hutt Mana previously, please click ‘Login’. If you have forgotten your password, reset your password and follow the instructions sent to your email address. Once you have logged in, click ‘Create Application’.
Please check the Incorporated Societies by clicking here and/or the Registered Charities register by clicking here. The Organisation Name entered in your application needs to be exactly the same as the name registered in the official government database. Our system verifies your Organisation Name with the Government database.
Amend your organisation name in Step One to match the name recorded in the database. The name will need to have the exact same spelling.
Yes, you can leave the application, just click the ‘save and next page’ button first at the bottom of the page. To continue your incomplete application form, simply refer to the started email sent to you and use your allocated application password to log back in and complete your application form.
It is most likely because you have not filled in an entry into a mandatory field. Check if there are any highlighted questions. If there are you will need to enter information into the mandatory field.
No. Grants must be approved prior to any purchase/event/trip being undertaken. Retrospective grants will not be considered.
Payment will be direct credited to the recipient organisation's bank account. You will need to include a deposit slip with your application.
Hutt Mana Charitable Trust reserves the right for grant records to be inspected and audited. Any grant application is made with the understanding that if their application is audited, the applicant organisation shall agree to and participate in any such inspection or audit.
Hutt Mana Charitable Trust Board of Trustees meet twice a year to review grant applications. All approved and declined applications will receive notification by email 1-2 business days following the meeting. The Approved grants will also be published on the website.
Hutt Mana Charitable Trust requires an acknowledgement of the grant form to be returned to the Trust along with verification of expenditure (receipts etc.). These receipts must be from the same companies as the quotes supplied in the application and must be returned within 12 months of the grant being made. Failure to comply with the conditions will result in the Trust seeking a full refund of the grant approved.
A Hutt Mana Grant is classed as a donation. If you are GST registered, any Hutt Mana Trust grant you receive does not need to be included in your GST return.
Hutt Mana Charitable Trust requires the following information to support an application for funding for salaries and/or wages and must be uploaded into the application:
No, we do require a signed resolution to apply for funding from Hutt Mana Charitable Trust for the purpose and amount for which your organisation is applying for funding. The resolution must be certified as true and correct and signed by the Secretary/Chairperson or other executive member.
We will consider applications for grants for a wide range of charitable purposes within the communities of the Hutt Mana Charitable Trust’s district.
These purposes cover any charitable, philanthropic, amateur sport, cultural or other purpose that is beneficial to the community or any section of it. They shall include, but not be limited to, grants for:
17. What are the criteria?
To be eligible you need to be a non-profit organisation that is active within the Hutt Mana district in the areas of recreation, health, welfare, environment, youth, arts and culture or amateur sport. Please check out our terms and conditions.
The Trust funds what is referred to as “Authorised Purposes”, being purposes that benefit the communities within the Hutt Mana district in accord with the Trust’s objectives/policies. Examples of items that will be considered for funding:
This is by no means a definitive list. The Trust will evaluate all applications and inform applicants if the criteria are not met. Receipt of your application will not otherwise be acknowledged.
Applications can be made for travel and accommodation costs (not to include any food or alcohol costs) provided an “official” itinerary endorsed by the host body is supplied along with an itemised breakdown of the quoted costs.
Hutt Mana Charitable Trust’s Board of Trustees meet twice a year to consider all funding applications. Decisions are made by considering the available funds, the merit of the application, the compliance of the application, and the overall community benefit. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
No. Only mandatory fields are required, however the more information you enter, the more consideration your application will receive. You will be notified of mandatory fields if these are left blank.
The obligations of all applicants that are successful are described in the Terms and Conditions section of the application, please read this carefully.
If you are having a system or application issue, then please click ‘Support’ located at the top of the page. We aim to respond the same day if your request is filed before 12 noon or the following day if your request is filed after 12 noon. The help desk response will only be available Mondays to Fridays and not on public holidays.