Supporting young athletes since 2012

The Perago Trust was established in 2012 to help young, promising Cambridge athletes achieve their potential at elite level.  To date the trust has raised in excess of $147,525 for over 50 athletes and supported over 25 different sporting endeavors.   

Applications Open September 01 2022


There are two funding rounds per year, in April and September.  Applications open on the 1st of the month and are open for four weeks.


Perago is 100% funded through private donations and funds raised at trust events.  The more money raised, the more money young athletes receive to help achieve their goals.



Firstly I would like to acknowledge how grateful I am for the support of The Perago Trust. Your financial support has provided me with valuable resources, in order to achieve my goals. The funding thRead more

ATHLETE UPDATE | Waikato Development Training Squad

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ATHLETE UPDATE | Jack Carswell

Perago Trust grant recipient Jack Carswell gives an update on his competition and training. I am just getting in touch to give the Perago Trust an update on what I have been doing recently. The NewRead more


Hey Perago Trustees!   Here is a bit of an update as our track cycling race season has just kicked off again into full swing.   From having a break after a successful Track Nationals in February,Read more

Perago recipients Olympics bound

Four former Perago Trust grant recipients have been named in the 2021 New Zealand Olympic team. They are: Ellesse Andrews - Track Cycling: Women's Keirin and Individual Sprint Camille BuscombRead more

Athlete Update- Bennett Greenough July 2021

Perago Trust recipient Bennett Greenough provides an update on his training and competition. Hi Perago,   Here is an update of how I am getting on here in Europe.    I have settled in really well Read more

Athlete Update: Mya Anderson

Perago Trust grant recipient Mya Anderson gives an update on her training and competition. Hi Perago, I thought I would give you an update on how my year has been so far. Firstly, I would like toRead more

Athlete Update: Rico D'Anvers

Perago Trust grant recipient Rico D'Anvers gives an update on his training and competition. Hello Perago Trust Family, I just wanted to give you a quick update about my BMX and other achievementsRead more

Athlete Update: Bennett Greenough

Perago Trust grant recipient Bennett Greenough gives an update on his competition and training: Hi Perago, I’ve had a really busy quarter year of training and racing with some great results andRead more

Athlete Update: Leila Walker

Perago Trust grant recipient Leila Walker recaps 2019: I would firstly like to thank the Perago Trust for your help and financial contributions in order for me to achieve my 2019 goals. I am foreverRead more

Athlete Update: Rico D'Anvers

2019 Perago Trust recipient Rico D'Anvers gives an update on his training and competition Hi Perago Team, Sorry I have not been in contact, I have been busy with exams and final schoolRead more

Kiwi runner smashes personal best at world champs

New Zealand long-distance runner Camille Buscomb has qualified for next year's Tokyo Olympics after running a personal best in the 5000m at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha.  Buscomb finiRead more

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