The Trust Board, is the body legally established to hold in its name property of Yearly Meeting, its subsidiary Meetings, committees and trusts. The Board is responsible for the investment and administration of funds and makes decisions about grants for specific activities.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides religious services / activities
Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities), Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides buildings / facilities / open space
Education / training / research
Children / young people, Older people, General public, Family / whanau, Members of Society of Friends
Trustees must be members of the Religious Society of Friends. They are appointed individually by Yearly Meeting for a term of three years and are eligible for a further three year period of service. There must be no fewer than six and no more than eight Trust Board members. The Board meets face-to-face at least once a year. Board meetings are open to any Friend with prior notification to the Secretary of the Board but decision-making is only by Board members.
The Religious Society Of Friends (Quakers) Yearly Meeting Of Aotearoa New Zealand
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.