Rotorua Primary School pupils Elodie Lines, 7, Cassis Sosaia, 7, and Xavian Sosaia, 9, with Rotorua Trust chairman Stewart Edward (left) and Ngāti Whakaue Education Endowment Trust chairman Malcolm Short. Photo / Supplied

A joint venture between Rotorua Trust and the Ngāti Whakaue Education Endowment Trust will see an extra $250,000 supporting programmes to help literacy and numeracy across the Rotorua district.