Fulbright New Zealand invites you to support a great cause by donating towards the provision of additional Fulbright awards.
Thank you to those of you who have previously made donations to the Fulbright New Zealand Endowment Fund. It was established in the 65th anniversary year of the Fulbright programme in New Zealand, 2013, to support ongoing Fulbright exchanges between NZ-US.
All contributions to the Endowment Fund go directly towards supporting talented grantees who would not otherwise receive a Fulbright Award.
Donations are tax deductible. New Zealand taxpayers will get a tax receipt giving them a one third tax credit.
Thank you for your support!
Please see below for details of different ways you can donate to the Fulbright New Zealand Trust. The Fulbright New Zealand Trust (Incorporated) is registered in New Zealand as a donee organisation for charitable donations, so New Zealand tax residents can claim tax credit for up to 1/3 of donations. We ask that you fill out and return this donation form.
Americans are welcome to donate directly to the Fulbright New Zealand Trust. However, for tax deductibility in the US you must instead donate via the Institute of International Education (IIE). You can do so online at www.iie.org/donate by entering “Fulbright New Zealand” in the gift designation field, or by other means using this alternate form.
You can make a one-off donation in several ways:
Fulbright New Zealand PO Box 3465 Wellington 6140
A pledge is a donation paid in multiple installments over months or years. You can make a pledge using the donation form above, or New Zealanders can establish automatic payments to the Fulbright New Zealand Trust using this form.
Payroll giving is another option for New Zealand taxpayers to donate in regular instalments, by giving as much as you like directly from your regular pay packet (even small amounts will add up over time!). You will need to talk to your employer to see if they offer a payroll giving scheme. See the IRD website for details.
A bequest is a donation made through your will, and is a thoughtful way of supporting Fulbright and future grantees after your death. You should consult a lawyer, the Pubic Trust Office, or a trustee company in the drafting of your will, or a codicil to an existing will. This will give you the professional and technical help to ensure that all your wishes are fully met. The following wording is a guideline for you and your lawyer when planning a bequest to the Fulbright New Zealand Trust:
“I give the Fulbright New Zealand Trust the sum of $_____/_____% of my residuary estate/the balance of my estate/the following property or assets ______ to be used for the purpose of providing additional Fulbright awards, for which the receipt of Fulbright New Zealand Trust shall be sufficient discharge to my trustees.”
Please do let us know if you are including the Fulbright New Zealand Trust in your will so that we may thank you formally.
To explore the option of making a substantial donation to provide a named award in the field of your choice, please contact our Executive Director.