AD Hally Trust

Community Funding

The Albert Daniel Hally Trust fund is administered by Perpetual Guardian.  The fund is distributed according to the wishes of the late Mr Hally, to support charitable institutions, community groups and organisations that have as their charitable objective(s) for the benefit to the people of South Canterbury.

What can be funded?

Under the Charities Commission there are four categories of recognised charitable purposes:

  • The relief of poverty
  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of religion
  • Other purposes beneficial to the community

Application Process

Perpetual Guardian administers the fund and the application process.  The Timaru District Council provides a local liaison role for the applicants and applications are considered by the AD Hally Trust committee.

Application are now required to be completed online via the Perpetual Guardian Funding Hub.

Perpetual Guardian will acknowledge all applications and advise applicants of the outcome of their application (communication via email).

Regrettably, due to the number of applications received, we are unable to provide detailed feedback on unsuccessful applications.

Please note the decision of the Trustees is final and not subject to any appeals process.

Successful applicants will have the grant paid into the organisation’s nominated bank account within ten working days of all compliance documentation required by Perpetual Guardian.  Information on the requirements will be provided to successful applicants at the time of approval notification.

Perpetual Guardian Funding Hub

Please register as a grant-seeker on the Perpetual Guardian Funding Hub before you wish to submit an application.

Being registered will enable you to log in, apply for funding and check the status of your application.  You will only need to complete the registration process once for all future applications.

Support for the registration and application process is provided by Perpetual Guardian’s Philanthropy Team. Email for support.

Closing Date

There is now only one funding round every year. In 2025 the dates are:

Applications OpenApplications Close
25 March 202517 April 2025

Fund Size

Around $60,000 per funding round - varies each year depending on investment earnings.

Request Further Information
ContactContact Details
Perpetual Guardian Martin Reynecke 03 684 2430

Last updated: 29 May 2024