/ Grant Information

All information regarding Grant Applications is available here

Proceeds from gaming machines can only be used for what is termed "Authorised Purpose" as set down by the Department of Internal Affairs and the Gambling Act 2003.

Authorised Purpose may include charitable, philanthropic, amateur sporting, cultural activities or something that provides a benefit to a significant portion of the community in a non-commercial sense.

The ILT Foundation is budgeting, over the twelve month period to 31 March 2018, to generate at least $4,640,000 in funds which will be available for distribution to its authorised purposes.

Meeting dates for decisions on grant applications for the 2019 year are:  

  • 24 January
  • 21 February
  • 21 March
  • 11 April
  • 16 May
  • 20 June
  • 11 July
  • 29 August
  • 19 September
  • 24 October
  • 21 November
  • 12 December

Please ensure the grant application is in the ILT Foundation office at 252 Dee Street, Invercargill a minimum of 2 weeks prior to a meeting date listed above. 

Please refer to the following Funding Guidelines and the Authorised Purposes section of this website prior to completing an Application Form or phone 03 2113 640 for more information.

All of the following relate to conditions of the ILT Foundation's Gaming Machine Operator's Licence and apply to every application for grants from gaming machine funds.