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COMMUNITY SUPPORT GRANTS

Above $20,000

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LATEST NEWS

Thursday, 18 May 2023

Nominations for Trust Election Closed 12 May with 25 Candidates in the running

Nominations have closed for the election of seven Trustees to the WEL Energy ... Read More

Wednesday, 30 Mar 2022

The Trust's 2022-25 Community Investment Strategy has been adopted!

The Trust has reviewed its Community Investment Strategy. Read More

Monday, 31 May 2021

Here is your chance to become part of the Wellbeing Movement!

The Waikato Wellbeing Project is convening a governance group to ensure that the ... 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

255

Total Grants

171

Quick Response Grants Up to $20,000

60

Community support grants $20,000 and over

5

Vital Impact Grants

6

Convening & Organisational Development Grants

3

COVID-19 Collective Response Fund Grants

10

Affordable Energy For All

$5,555,687

TOTAL GRANTS AMOUNT

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