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Charity Details

The Gift Trust

Registration details

March 31
Name change history
Name Effective Date
Prometheus Donor Advised Charitable Giving Trust 11/06/2009
Prometheus Gift Trust 1/04/2010
The Gift Trust 18/03/2015

Address for service

PO Box 19120
Marion Square
Te Aro
115 Tory Street
Te Aro

Charity's other details

04 391 4438

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The Gift Trust's mission is to help people donate to the charitable causes they care about more easily and efficiently. We do this by providing donor-advised Gift Accounts, allowing donors to grow and manage their charitable donations in a more strategic and thoughtful way.

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)

Makes grants / loans to individuals, Provides other finance (e.g. investment funds)


Education / training / research, Environment / conservation, Community development, Economic development

General public

Other charities

Entity Structure

The Gift Trust has a governance board of trustees who oversee the strategic direction of The Gift Trust and approve grants. The Gift Trust employ staff to provide management and operations.

Annual Returns

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.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2020 - - - - To be filed
30/09/2019 21/06/2019 $1,119,367 $709,038
30/09/2018 18/05/2018 $1,546,516 $484,082
30/09/2017 8/06/2017 $326,843 $376,060
30/09/2016 3/05/2016 $199,791 $305,231
30/09/2015 2/07/2015 $247,435 $332,284
30/09/2014 22/09/2014 $118,908 $38,243
30/09/2013 19/09/2013 $146,334 $18,386
30/09/2012 20/09/2012 $105,893 $10,490
30/09/2011 23/03/2011 $76,046 $3,771

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Alanna Simone Irving Trustee 9/01/2019
Annette Elizabeth Culpan Trustee 9/01/2019
George David Woods Trustee 16/05/2017
Anake Angus Murray Goodall Trustee 10/05/2016
Philip McKinstry Trustee 9/10/2013
Glen Saunders Trustee 2/08/2011

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Doris Marianne Zuur Trustee 31/12/2018
Susan Barker Trustee 3/01/2016
Susan Patricia Cooper Trustee 2/08/2013
Duncan John Power Trustee 19/12/2011
Noel Josephson Trustee 19/12/2011
Otto Ernest Friedrich Mengedoht Trustee 2/08/2011
Roy Peter Boonen Trustee 16/12/2009
Terry John Creighton Trustee 16/12/2009

Charity Updates

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.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
15/08/2019 NOC020
23/05/2019 NOC018
3/01/2019 NOC017
18/05/2018 NOC015
9/05/2016 NOC013
2/07/2015 NOC011
4/03/2015 NOC010
4/03/2015 NOC009
10/01/2014 NOC008
18/10/2013 NOC005

Charity Documents