Community Sponsorship Fund

Strengthening Communities and Improving the Environment


When we work together our community becomes stronger.

The Community Sponsorship Fund supports local projects that enhance the environment and improves communities. We focus on the communities around which our quarry and fill sites are located because when we bring people together to work towards a goal, we can make a positive difference. Investing in our environment and our community is an investment in our future.


Community Sponsorship Recipients

We aim to sponsor events and services that are vital to the well-being of our communities and that supports sustainable initiatives. In this way we recognise the importance of local communities to our operations.  


Guidance for Applicants

Our objectives and criteria guide our decisions to sponsor any application. We prioritise applications that request product over monetary donations, for example, when community projects that improve the quality of the environment ask for donations of sand or aggregate. We are more likely to approve initiatives that show direct benefits to the community that are far reaching and have measurable results, especially those where the community groups are helping themselves. 

Sponsorship Criteria


Our sponsorship criteria includes charitable trusts, incorporated societies, sports clubs and schools that promote community spirit or environmental sustainability.

Whangarei Fund Otaika, Raumanga, Puwera

North Auckland Fund Wainui, Kaukapakapa, Waitoki, Helensville, Kaipara

South Auckland Fund Hunua, Papakura, Opaheke, Red Hill

North Waikato Fund Pukekawa and Tuakau

Cambridge Fund Whitehall, Karapiro, Maungatautari, Tamahere

Napier Fund Awatoto, Meanee, Roys Hill

North Wellington Fund Kapiti, Otaki, Waikanae

Wellington Fund Belmont, Kelson, Haywards, Taita, Petone

Christchurch Fund Broadfield, Prebbleton, Rolleston, Yaldhurst


Unfortunately we can not fund all projects. We can not consider activities or events that are retrospective or that support only individuals or appeal to a very small group. We don’t fund religious or political lobby groups. We do not support organisations associated with tobacco, drugs, or alcohol consumption, which exclude or discriminate or are associated with high risk sports or activities.

Overseas organisations, trips, projects or activities, on-going operational or salary costs and trips with requests for travel, accommodation and food costs are not funded.  Typically we do not make monetary donations over $500 or provide transport/cartage to deliver products.

How to Apply

Check the criteria and terms and conditions to see whether you are eligible to apply, complete the

Application Form and send to:


Postal Address Winstone Aggregates Community Sponsorship Fund, PO BOX 17 195, Greenlane, Auckland 1546

Completed applications for funding are welcome to be submitted throughout the year via the email address above. Please apply to ensure grant distribution leaves you plenty of time before your project start date.

The sponsorship committee review applications in March and August only. Applicants will be notified by the last working day of March and August.

All eligible applications are considered however in each funding round we receive more applications than we can support.  Please understand that funds are naturally limited, and we regret that Winstone Aggregates cannot support every sponsorship application made.


 Closing dates  Committee meets
 Last working day of July  August
 Last working day of February  March

Terms and Conditions

Winstone Aggregates Sponsorship Fund - Investing in our Community


Terms and Conditions:

Sponsorship recipients agree to the following terms and conditions should they be approved for sponsorship:

  1. Only not for profit entities may apply. Employees of Winstone Aggregates, Fletcher Building and its associated companies plus members of their immediate families are ineligible to apply.
  2. All sponsorships or donations must be utilised exclusively for the purposes stated in the sponsorship application and as per the timetable unless written approval has been provided by Winstone Aggregates prior to any modification, otherwise Winstone Aggregates reserves the right to request reimbursement.
  3. The sponsorship provided by Winstone Aggregates must be recognised orally and in writing in the promotion or advertising throughout the activity, initiative or project as described in the sponsorship application.
  4. Sponsorship recipients authorise Winstone Aggregates to publish their name, nature and description of the project, the amount of the sponsorship and any photographs of the activity, initiative or project for business and promotional purposes.
  5. Sponsorship recipients agree to provide a written report to Winstone Aggregates within two months following the end of the sponsored activity, initiative or project indicating the results and the outcome, and authorises Winstone Aggregates to reproduce any text in the report either whole or in part for business or promotional purposes.
  6. Whenever possible, the sponsorship recipients agree to provide pictures of the activity, initiative or project and authorise Winstone Aggregates to reproduce these pictures either whole or in part for business and promotional purposes.  Pictures should be submitted with the written report noted in condition 4 above.  Sponsorship recipients agree that they will obtain the consent of any person that appears in the picture to (i) take the picture; (ii) provide the picture to Winstone Aggregates and (iii) allow Winstone Aggregates to publish the picture for its own purposes.
  7. Sponsorship recipients agree to promptly inform Winstone Aggregates and reimburse the sponsorship in whole or in part if so requested by Winstone Aggregates, in the event of:
    i.   Incorrect or inexact information included in the application form;
    ii.  Project is abandoned or needs to be abandoned
    iii. Sponsorship funds are not utilised within the period specified
    iv. Sponsorship funds are utilised for expenses other than those specified in the application form.
  8. Any decision made by Winstone Aggregates Sponsorship Committee is final and made at the sole discretion of the Committee. We accept and understand that no explanation for any decision made regarding our application needs to be provided. A sponsorship application creates no rights for the sponsorship applicant and no obligations for Winstone Aggregates.
  9. All successful sponsorship recipients must provide banking confirmation including an account in the name of the sponsorship recipients and not trustee’s personal accounts.

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