There are three types of fund that you can donate to within the Nikau portfolio of endowment funds.

Named Endowment Funds

Some of the named endowment funds we manage are able to receive additional donations from third parties.

District and Dedicated Funds

These funds are for a specific geographical area or general charitable purpose.

Your gift is pooled with other like minded donors to benefit specific areas of interest. Options include:

Geographic Areas:

  • Kāpiti Coast
  • Lower Hutt
  • Porirua
  • Upper Hutt
  • Wairarapa
  • Wellington City

Areas of Interest:

  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Services that support children and their families
  • Youth
  • Education
  • Environment and Conservation
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Animal Welfare
  • Health and Medical Research
  • Wellington Resilience Fund
  • Elder Friendly Wellington
  • Technology


Nikau Community Fund

Nikau maintains a fund for general charitable purposes in the Wellington region. Your gift will be pooled with other donations and the income will be distributed at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.