In 2010, the Waikato Foundation Trust proposed to distribute its capital fund to projects or trusts to fund
projects of a community nature which will result in long term benefits to as many people as possible within the
geographical area of the three constituent territorial authorities namely Hamilton City Council, Waikato District
Council and Waipa District Council.
The Waikato District Community Wellbeing Trust was established to receive
funds from the Waikato Foundation Trust which wound up in 2010. $2.56 million was transferred to the Waikato
District Community Wellbeing Trust in 2011/12.
The Trust distributes funds that:
- Promote the social, environmental and cultural
wellbeing of the Waikato district and its
- Deliver on the aspirations and community
outcomes of the Waikato district identified and
promoted by the community and endorsed by
Waikato District Council.