Vector Group Charitable Trust supports Taiohi and Community led engagement and development. Our work is guided by our kaupapa and principles.
Mō te oranga o ngā taiohi me ngā kaitiaki e mahi ana mō rātou.
For the wellbeing of taiohi and the people who support them.
• Kaitautoko kaiārahi/support and lead at the same time
• Inclusive/embracing diversity
• Responsive/evolving with the sector
A community where diversity is celebrated, and every person feels included.
To create opportunities for healthy connections and self-expression.
To support people who work with young people, and thereby enhance youth engagement and development and creatives so that young people thrive.
Strategic Programmes and Services:
1. Youth Development and Engagement
2. Community Activities and Engagement
3. Information Sharing
4. Supporting “Shared-Identity” Communities
5. Creative Projects that Enable Self-Expression
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Acts as an umbrella / resource body
Makes grants / loans to individuals, Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space, Provides religious services / activities
Accommodation / housing, Education / training / research, Social services, Employment, Religious activities, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering
Family / whanau
Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Religious groups
The Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees (no less than 2, no more than 5). The Board elects from among itself a Chairperson.
A Secretary and Treasurer are appointed from among the Board or from non-Trust members. VGCT also operates alongside a discussion/strategy panel of between 5-13 youth and community members.
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.