Equipment and Activity Grant

The equipment or activity grant is to support families to acquire equipment, services or offer experiences that will enhance the life of the child or young person who has a disability. This grant is capped at $5,000 plus GST ($5,750 including GST) for each child / young person that qualifies up to the age of 22.

If you are applying for funding for housing modifications, please contact the Trust to discuss this prior to beginning the application process. There is a separate application form required for this funding.  Email info@wilsonhometrust.org.nz or phone 0800 948 787 / 09 488 0126.

Please be advised that Activity and Equipment grants under $500.00 plus GST are able to be processed within 3 working days of receipt of the application, and an email notification will be duly sent to the grant applicant advising of the grant outcome.

All Activity and Equipment grants over $500.00 plus GST are assessed by the Grants Committee and the Committee of Management approximately every six weeks.  Please see closing dates and decision schedule.

Note: If your grant is approved, it must be used within 3 months, unless we agree there are exceptional circumstances.

Before applying for a Grant please consider and review the following:

Staff at the Wilson Home Trust are available for advice, assistance and further information.  Call us on 09 488 0126 or 0800 948 787 or email at info@wilsonhometrust.org.nz


There are two ways to apply for a Grant:

  • download a PDF Application Form, print, complete and post or email to The Wilson Home Trust
  • fill in the on-line Application Form below and submit

Download PDF of the Equipment and Activity Grant Application Form