What can a WTMF grant do?

Throughout the year, we’ll showcase success stories of grant recipients. At the bottom of each case study page you can download PDF’s to share with others.

All the Fun of the Circus – Wellington After-Care Association

Recipient: Wellington After-Care Association The Wellington After-Care team is committed to improving the lives of people with disabilities. They focus on helping those they serve to actively participate in their communities, learn new skills and build meaningful relationships with others. Wellington After-Care offers services to 300 intellectually, physically and psychiatrically disabled adults in and around Read More

Serving the Needs of Older People

Recipient: Age Concern New Zealand (August, 2012 Funding Round) Age Concern exists to serve older people by providing services, information and general advocacy. Their national office and 33 separate incorporated societies across New Zealand ideally position them to raise awareness and advise Government agencies on issues effecting older people. Age Concern provides specialist elder abuse Read More

Risen from the Rubble – A Christchurch Story

Recipient: Mental Health Advocacy & Peer Support Christchurch (MHAPS) On February 22nd 2011, everyone in Christchurch experienced a life-changing event which cut through the hopes, expectations, routines and plans that on February 21st had seemed sure and unquestionable. Tragically for some, their lives were changed for ever by loss of life, home or health. For Read More

Alzheimers Auckland & Counties Manukau

Alzheimers Auckland Inc . and Alzheimers Counties Manukau Inc . have joined together to form one united organisation. For twenty five years the two organisations had operated separately, however in June last year the boards of both organisations started discussions about how we could work together more closely for the benefit of our clients. As Read More

WTMF Funding Recipient Feedback

Over 100 grants have been made by the WTMF since its launch in 2009. The number of organisations collaborating on an initiative can be more than 10 – so we get lots of valuable feedback on how successful collaborations work. Here are some key findings to help you work together with others. Why do organisations Read More