The NZ Contemporary Art Trust is a registered charitable trust established in 2006. Its purposes include raising public awareness and understanding of contemporary art through education and encouraging the recognition of the cultural value of art in New Zealand.

The Board is comprised of professionals from within visual arts industry and diverse disciplines in the wider community. Trustees are: Susan Brettschneider, Jennifer Buckley, Catherine Heron, Michael Lett and Richard Scoular (Chair). Artweek Director: Deborah White. Accounts Manager: Marj Noble.

The Trust's portfolio includes events which encourage engagement in contemporary art through discovery and discussion.