ASB Community Trust http://www.asbcommunitytrust.org.nz/funding/what-we-fund/learning . Note that they do not fund “areas that are the responsibility of government and, in line with our strategy, we don’t fund external providers to deliver into schools programmes or resources that are part of the core Ministry of Education curriculum. For example, we don't provide funding for classroom equipment or ICT suites.” Closing dates: June 1st / November 1st.
http://www.communitymatters.govt.nz/Funding-and-grants The organisation administers a huge array of grants and lottery funding. Closing date: throughout the year. Some of the grants are non-capital spend only but could potentially support accompanying professional development.
Welcome to the Fletcher Trust - The Fletcher Trust The Fletcher Trust provides assistance for groups working in the areas of education and youth development. There is no formal application form. Instead, organisations are invited to put their case for consideration forward in their own words. In particular, applications for 'start-up' funding are welcome as The Meet quarterly to consider applications.
Four Winds Foundation Ltd - Gaming Grants For Your Community Funding raised by a Licensing Trust and distributed locally. Current venues include Auckland, Wellington, New Plymouth, Christchurch, Ashburton, Lower Hutt. Check here for an up to date list of venues: http://www.fourwindsfoundation.co.nz/venues.html
NZCT NEW ZEALAND COMMUNITY TRUST Main focus is sport but there is some money available for education. Committed to returning funds raised to that local community. Venues are throughout the country. You can check if there is a venue in your area here: http://www.nzct.org.nz/gaming-venues/ Closing date: 20th of each month and a decision within a month.
Pelorus Trust Provides grants to schools or other educational institutes for the provision of equipment or services that foster continuous learning and youth development. Funds will be distributed within the area in which they were raised. Check venues here: http://www.pelorustrust.net.nz/Venues.htm Current venues include Northland, Auckland, Taranaki, Manawatu/Wanganui, Wellington/Wairarapa, Nelson and Marlborough.
Trillian Trust National coverage. Supports purchase of sports equipment and “donations for educational advancement through grants to schools and other educational institutions for equipment or the development of better student amenities not covered by government funding”. Closing date: applications considered monthly.