If you have already received a grant from us, you must complete a report before applying again.

If you are ready to complete your end of project report, please click HERE.  


The 2022/23 funding round is now closed.  Our next funding round will be advertised October 2023.


To apply for funding from the Clutha Foundation you must be:

  • A registered charity or not for profit organisation,
  • Operating within the Clutha District, and
  • Working for the benefit of people, communities or the environment

Currently we do not provide funding for

  • Ongoing operational costs
  • Applications received from individuals
  • Retrospective applications

We do not own or fully fund projects.

See the projects we have supported so far HERE.

View our Granting Procedures below.

2022/23 Funding Recipients

  • Clutha District Council Youth Council - to run a C.A.C.T.U.S. physical training programme.

  • Clutha Parks Trust - to purchase seating and picnic tables.

  • Cross Recreation Centre - to add a cultural element to the school holiday programme.

  • Jenny's Companionship Group - to provide company and social interaction to seniors in the community.

  • Kaitangata & District Promotions - to purchase a bench seat for the Memorial garden.

  • Kiwi Harvest - to help to run a fortnightly service to Balclutha with two palletts of food.

  • Lawrence Summer Arts Festival 2009 Inc. - to provide creative youth workshops during the school holidays.

  • Milton Community Health Trust - to purchase a community wheelchair.

  • Plunket - to run a new parents group once a term.

  • SOHS - Big River Kahui Ako - to provide counselling and support for young people.

  • The Brain Injury Assn - towards facilitating an Outreach programme in South Otago.

  • The Clutha Budget Advice (Happy Feet Programme) - to continue with the Happy Feet footwear programme.

  • The Clutha Budget Advice (Clutha Food Hub) - to provide funding to purchase freezers for the Food Hub.

  • Tokomairiro Kahui Ako - to provide funding for online support to families and students within the community.