Rooms available for Community Groups

Trust Waikato has three meeting rooms available for community use. These are located on the ground floor of the Trust Waikato building at 4 Little London Lane, Hamilton. All rooms come with wide screen smart TVs that you can connect to via Wifi or cables and have either electronic white boards or glass whiteboards. You can configure the larger rooms, Puna Kaupapa and Puna Kōrero to a layout, which suits the purpose of your meeting. This includes boardroom, classroom, workshop or theatre style. A kitchen including cutlery, crockery, fridge, oven, dishwasher and hot and cold water is available for use. Toilets are also located on the ground floor.

Puna Kaupapa - Planning Space

Depending on the type of meeting, this room fits up to 16 people.

Puna Kaupapa boardroom style

Puna Kōrero - Talking Space

Puna Kōrero is next to Puna Kaupapa at the front of the building and fits 14 - 16 people.

Puna Kōrero boardroom style


If you need a bigger space, Puna Kaupapa can be booked at the same time as Puna Kōrero, which is next door. These two rooms are separated by a dividing wall.

Combined Puna Kaupapa and Puna Kōrero rooms in workshop style.


How to book rooms

To book a Trust Waikato community room please fill out the room request form here.
Please read these guidelines before booking a room.

Trust Waikato Strategic Priorities For Impact

Our vision is for resilient and vibrant Waikato communities

Ko tō mātou moemoea kia tipu, kia hua ngā hāpori

Our mission is to invest wisely, and to donate effectively

Ko tō mātou whāinga kia tika te whakatipu rawa, ā, kia pai tōna tohatoha



You can watch a video about our strategic priorities for impact here.

Annual Report 2017-2018


Here you can read the Annual Report 2017 - 2018 of Trust Waikato and more about the impact achieved across the Waikato region.




Community Waikato

Community Waikato runs workshops throughout the year which cover funding, health and safety, legal education, governance, marketing and more. To register for a workshop you can visit their training page.


Exult is an organisation that helps non-profit organisations grow. You can check out the workshops they run here.


Frequently Asked Questions

Read our frequently asked questions about applying for funding with Trust Waikato.

What do you fund?

We fund all types of not-for-profit community groups and their projects within our region. We hav ...

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How can we apply for funding?

It’s easy! See How to Apply or contact one of our Donations Advisors for more information. ...

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Can we apply for funding more than once a year?

If your first application is not successful, then you can apply for funding, for a different purpose ...

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Can we apply online?

Yes, we strongly recommend that you do. ...

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How much funding will we get?

Trust Waikato rarely funds the entire amount that groups ask for in their funding applications. Inst ...

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Do you fund capital or building projects?

Yes we do. We have a Significant Capital Projects Fund for that purpose. See How to Apply for more i ...

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Will we have to pay tax or GST?

Trust Waikato donations do not attract GST – they are exempt. We encourage groups to become rec ...

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Why are some applications declined?

Unfortunately, our donation budget is never big enough to meet all the funding requests we receive a ...

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What happens if we change our purpose?

We expect donations to be used for the purpose they were applied, and granted, for. If this becomes ...

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Do we need to account for how we spend our donation? (Accountability)

Yes you do. We require groups to report on how they used their last donation, before they apply for ...

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Logo And Acknowledgements

Trust Waikato Logos

You can download the full range of logos here.

If you are choosing to acknowledge a Trust Waikato grant there are a number of options available.

Images and video

Send footage and photos of your activity by mentioning @Trust Waikato on Facebook or by emailing our Communications Manager,

Trust Waikato may then share this with staff, trustees and on social media channels.

Flags and banners

Trust Waikato has teardrop flags available to loan for events. Contact the Communications Manager, to discuss booking a flag.

Please do...

Ways you could recognise a grant from Trust Waikato include acknowledgments via:

  • Social media – this is our Facebook page
  • Newsletters
  • Websites
  • Annual reports
  • Media releases
  • Promotional material
  • Events

Please don't... 

Trust Waikato is here to enable community groups achieve real impact in our communities and we would prefer that as much of your time and resources goes towards your project as possible. We appreciate the intent, but please don't give us certificates, gifts, awards or framed pictures.

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