Kia Ora and welcome to the Whanganui Community Foundation.

The Foundation is administered by Sewell & Wilson Ltd, Chartered Accountants, Wanganui.  Contact details are as follows:


Phone:     06 - 349 0015

Postal:     PO Box 97, Whanganui 4541

Our Trustees, in conjunction with the community, have developed our purpose statement.

Purpose Statement

Our purpose is to achieve greater social wellbeing and connectedness for the people of the Whanganui region.

Our role is to help community organisations to carry out charitable, educational, cultural, philanthropic and recreation activities in the wider Whanganui area.  We do this by making grants, providing professional development opportunities for community organisations and providing advisory services and other community development activities.

Meeting Dates:

Grants meetings for 2016 are scheduled as follows:

  • Monday, 22 February 2016
  • Monday,18 April 2016
  • Monday, 27 June 2016
  • Monday, 22 August 2016
  • Monday, 17 October 2016
  • Monday, 28 November 2016

Financial Accounts:

Click here for 2015 full financial accounts

Office Furniture and Equipment Sale

Below is a link to a schedule of furniture and equipment available for sale.  There will be an opportunity to view at 7 Park Place, Whanganui on Monday, 22 February 2016 and Monday, 29 February 2016, from 4.30pm to 5.30pm.  Tenders close at 5.00pm on Tuesday, 1 March 2016.  Any enquiries should be addressed to Sharon Richards, telephone 06-3490015, email

Furniture and Equipment Sale

Tender Bid Form