The Cathy Pelly Memorial Trust



The Cathy Pelly Memorial Trust was established in 1985, to perpetuate the ideals of an Auckland schoolgirl, Cathy Pelly, who was found dead after swimming in a river near her school in Devon, England.


Learn more about Cathy Pelly, the Trust and its Purpose...


Cathy Pelly - A Tribute (Given at her funeral in 1984)

A wise friend said to me: "Don't idolize Cathy. Just try to meet her in her humanity." That was good advice. Yet Cathy was an extraordinary person. She had done more in her [short] life than many adults, and gained a greater maturity.


Trustees in the Cathy Pelly Memorial Trust.

To learn more about the Trustees in the Cathy Pelly Memorial Trust, and to get in contact with them, please click here.

Grants are given in a quinquennial cycle (every five years). Applications for the Cathy Pelly Memorial Trust will be open again in 2013.

Applications are now invited for the 2013 round. Please complete the application form and return your application by email or by post to Raymond Pelly, Trustee. Contact details are below. Closing date is Monday 7 October.