Building Strength Through Diversity

The principal objective of the Trust is to actively fundraise and attract sponsorships, donations and bequests in order to maintain a fund available to build strength through diversity within the LGBTQI+ community in New Zealand.

Tertiary Scholarships

These are available annually to assist students who identify as LGBTQI+, entering their first year of tertiary studies, who can demonstrate academic success, community leadership and positive role model influence for Rainbow-affirming peer and community support.

Community Support

Applications for Community Support Grants must be received before midnight March 1st, 2019.

To download the Community Support Application Form, click here.

Email completed fillable PDF application forms and any supporting documents to

Community Participation

Community Participation grants contribute to LGBTQI+ projects and initiatives that may be held from time to time that benefit our community encompassing educational, cultural, sporting and other events including those held during Pride parades and/or festivals. The grants specifically exclude the recipient organisation's overhead or operational costs.

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By donating, you can help support the Trust continue to carry out its important work supporting our Rainbow Community.

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RB McClintock, SF Smith, Jean Pugh, Geoffrey Marshall and John Hayward