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LATEST NEWS

Monday, 4 Feb 2019

Huge Increase in Community Investment Mooted

Focus on social investment will see millions poured into initiatives to benefit Waikato... Read More

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Big Future Benefits for our Community

Changes for the WEL Electricity Lines Discount Programme from 2019... Read More

Monday, 4 Sep 2017

Vital impact Grants Round

The Trust has opened a $400,000 Vital Impact grants round to target organisations, ... Read More

About Wel Energy trust

WEL Energy Trust was formed in 1993 as a one-third shareholder of WEL Networks Ltd, which is the electricity distribution business operating in the Waikato region. WEL Networks Ltd also holds an 85% shareholding in Waikato Networks Limited (WNL) which owns 100% of Ultrafast Fibre Limited (UFF). The Trust now holds 100% ownership of WEL Networks Ltd, with all customer shares being acquired in 1999. The Trust’s seven trustees are publicly elected every three years and hold these shares on behalf of the community. WEL Energy Trust is a “Community Trust” (rather than a Consumer Trust), and under the founding documents the core purpose of the Trust is to ensure the success of the Company, WEL Networks Ltd. Surplus income received by the Trust can be distributed to beneficiaries in various ways, including through grants and other community investments.

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Last Financial Year we distributed

256

Total Grants

130

Quick Response Grants Up to $5,000

115

Community support grants $5,000 and over

26

Multi-year Grants

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