The Trust's current priorities for funding are requests for the following projects:
- histories of Chinese restaurants and takeaway shops (Chinese cuisine or otherwise)
- New Zealand Chinese Association Branch histories
- histories of Chinese wives and mothers pre 1970's
- restoration of gravestones (where there are no surviving family members to take on this role)
- commemoration of poll tax payers.
Histories can be from a regional or national perspective.
Requests for projects of this type are not guaranteed funding and must meet the same requirements as any other request to the Trust.
Important dates for the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust
The Chinese Heritage Poll Tax Trust has two funding rounds each year. The important dates for the next funding round are linked below:
How to say thanks for our support
We love hearing about the outcomes achieved with the help of our grants.
People want to know where the Trust’s funding goes and who benefits from it, so it's important for us that we have a presence in the community.
If you would like to acknowledge the Trust’s help, display the Trust’s logo on your website and other publicity material.
Display the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust logo
The Trust’s logo is available to all grant recipients.
When you use the logo on uniforms, booklets, posters, signage, websites, and other publicity material you can read the Department of Internal Affairs’ brand guidelines and download the high-resolution logo at the link below:
DIA Logos (external link)
The Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust logo is the absolute property of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust and is only to be used by grant recipients wishing to acknowledge the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust support.
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