Wayne Francis Charitable Trust

The Wayne Francis Charitable Trust is governed by a board of Trustees.

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Wayne Francis Charitable Trust

The Wayne Francis Charitable Trust is no ordinary trust.

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Wayne Francis Charitable Trust

Our philosophy is for all young people to develop to their full potential, make a successful transition to adulthood and achieve lifelong health and well being.

Positive Youth Development

Wayne Francis Charitable Trust

The Wayne Francis Charitable Trust is a philanthropic family organisation committed to making a positive, and lasting contribution to the community.

Our philosophy is for all young people to develop to their full potential, make a successful transition to adulthood and achieve lifelong health and well being through positive youth development.

WFCT works for the benefit of young people between the ages of 0 and 25, focusing on specific issues within housing, education, the early years, and the development of the youth sector.    

WFCT also partners with the University of Canterbury in the Wayne Francis Cancer Epidemiology Research Group.  

First Home Buyers' Initiative

Wayne Francis Charitable Trust is working in partnership with the New Zealand Housing Foundation to provide housing opportunities for first home buyers at Halswell Commons, in south west Christchurch.  The Trust is providing a limited number of 3 or 4 bedroom houses throughout the 300 home Halswell Commons development for first home owners to purchase under the Trust’s First Home Buyer Initiative, including shared equity opportunities.  The first 3 bedroom houses are expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019.  

For more information and to see if you meet the criteria, visit the New Zealand Housing Foundation website.


What we do

The Wayne Francis Charitable Trust is no ordinary trust.

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Trustees

There are six trustees and two advisory trustees of the Wayne Francis Charitable Trust.

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Youth Advisory Group

The Trust's Youth Advisory Group is a diverse representation of the Christchurch youth sector.

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