Authorised Purpose

Grassroots Trust Limited is licensed to operate gaming machines to raise money for the following authorised purposes:

  1. Amateur sport.
  2. Any charitable purpose.
  3. Any non-commercial purpose that is beneficial to the whole or a section of the community.

The above authorised purposes include, but are not limited to, applications for the promotion and development of:

  • Amateur sport through direct support of sporting bodies. Grants will only be granted to sports bodies which are formally established and legally constituted.
  • Community organisations which are established for charitable, educational, or cultural purposes beneficial to the community or a section of it or any other purpose beneficial to the community or a section of it.

Grants will not be made for the purpose of stake money for any types of races.

With the exception of grants to national societies or agencies, funds are mainly distributed within the local community in which they are raised.

No payment, commission, or any other kind of reward, financial or otherwise, can be attached or demanded as a precondition for the payment of a grant.

Authorised purposes must benefit the community and not result in commercial or personal gain.