Authorised Purpose

Rano Community Trust Limited’s Authorised Purpose

Rano Community Trust Limited may make grants for any charitable purpose and any noncommercial purpose that is beneficial to the whole or a section of the community. Priority funding will be given to amateur sport, religion, education and not-for-profit organisations which actively support community education and cohesion.

The above authorised purpose includes (but is not limited to) providing grants for:

The promotion of health via participation in amateur sport in particular cultural games that include an element of education;
Provision of amateur teams playing and training uniforms to be retained by the club or team;
Amateur teams training costs;
Amateur players reasonable and necessary travel expenses including accommodation and insurance costs associated with the travel;
Wages and salaries where the employing body has an entirely non-commercial or charitable purpose and provided that the payment is necessary to achieve the organisation’s purpose, that is, where the non-commercial or charitable purpose would not be achieved without it (the wider benefit to the community must outweigh any private benefit);
Vehicles for any organisation which are related to any an entirely non-commercial community or charitable purpose (excludes club courtesy vans);
Classes that teach swimming for adults to protect human life;
Supporting primary and secondary schools, training and education;
The provision of non-profit childcare and educational services for young children;
Scholarships and prizes for academic achievement (provided the students are selected in a fair and open manner, and are overseen by a recognised educational authority or school board);
The promotion, planning, organising and running of non-profit events that celebrate or concern different cultures such as community cultural and arts festivals including cultural music festivals;
Providing or maintaining grounds and buildings to be used by churches, temples or other religious organisations;
Public works and services e.g., public car parks, footpaths, cycleways and roads;
The promotion of public amenities such as parks or museums;
Supplying of religious literature;
Providing religious education through religious schools, theological colleges and conducting religious retreats; and
Provision for other not-for-profit organisations which promote community cultural education and cohesion.