Sunrise supports charities and community organisations that have a charitable purpose in the Gisborne/Tairawhiti region (the area covered by the Gisborne District Council).
Since we launched three years ago we have awarded 61 grants to worthy causes across the arts, community, education, environment, health and sports communities in the Gisborne/Tairawhiti District, with a total value of $109,000.
Read more about who we've helped.
When you can apply
We do one funding round per annum, we are now taking applications for the 2018 funding round.
16 Aug 2018 - Applications close
31 Oct 2018 - Applicants notified
30 Nov 2018 - Funds distributed
Who can apply
Eligibility and funding priorities are decided each year by the Sunrise Grants Committee and set out in our funding policy.