Sunrise supports charities and community organisations that have a charitable purpose in Tairāwhiti-Gisborne (the area covered by the Gisborne District Council).
Since we launched four years ago we have awarded 102 grants to worthy causes across the arts, education, environment, health, social services and sports communities in the Tairāwhiti-Gisborne District, with a total value of $187,785.
Read more about who we've helped.
When you can apply
Applications are now open for the Sunrise Foundation 2019 Funding Round.
Applications close 7 August 2019
Applicants notified 31 October 2019
Funds distributed 30 November 2019
Who can apply
Eligibility and funding priorities are decided each year by the Sunrise Grants Committee and set out in our funding policy.