Grants Decisions

Grants paid/approved to March 2019



Grants approved/paid to 31/3/2019


Active Communities

Bike Taupo Advocacy Group Inc; Kids Bike Taupo program $16,000
NZ Garden and Art Festival Trust; Office Admin & Event coordinator $5,000
Sport Bay of Plenty; Operational costs $2,283,750

Healthy Sustainable Housing

Pou Whaakro; Flood relief - furniture for families $7,429
Whakaatu Whanaunga; Emergency housing $200,000

Improved Natural Environment

Bay Conservation Inc; Operational costs $15,000
Boomerang Bags Taupo Inc Society; Market project $1,499
Central North Island Kindergarten Trust; Re-Ignite Enviroschools $2,500
EBAT Charitable Trust (trading as CREW); Communioty Waste minimisation education program $10,000
Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust; Paper4trees $10,000
Garden to Table Trust; growing food resiliency and life skills $5,000
Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust; Mustelid traps & Sentinel possum traps $10,000
PiPS Inc; People Plants Schools Garden program $7,500
Project Litefoot Trust; LiteClub BoP $5,000
Taupo Community Gardens Trust; Garden & program coordinator $5,000
Te Runanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Trust; Te Mana o Te Wai $20,000

Inclusive Communities

Age Concern Taupo Inc, Operational costs $8,000
Alzheimers Tauranga/WBoP; Navigation services $25,000
Aphasia NZ Charitable Trust; Community Advisor services $7,500
Aratika Cancer Trust; 5 Day cancer wellness retreat $5,000
Asthma NZ Inc (Lakes Region); Awareness in the community campaign $7,500
Auckland District Kidney Soc Inc; BoP Support services $17,500
Autism NZ Inc; Operational costs $7,500
Bay of Plenty Therapy Foundation Inc; Operational costs/subsidised counselling $10,000
Beachaven Family Services; Operational costs $90,000
Bethlehem Baptist Church; Te Waahi Tuumanako $10,000
Brave Hearts NZ; Operational costs $15,000
Breast Cancer Support Service Tga Trust $20,000
Catholic Family Support Services; L.I.N.K Volunteer Mentor scheme $10,000
Disabilities Resource Centre; Beach mat proposal $2,000
Dress for Success Rotorua CT $15,000
Eastern Bay Villages; Operational costs $35,000
Growing Through Grief Te Puke; Seasons for Growth programs $5,000
Halberg Disability Sport Foundation; Operational costs $5,000
Have a Heart Charitable Trust; Events and projects $15,000
House of Science Tauranga Charitable Trust; Operational costs $30,000
Kai Pai Kai Rotorua Charitable Trust; Kai Pai Kai Growth of business $12,500
Mangakino Family Services Inc; Operational costs $7,500
Merivale Community Inc; Operational cosrts $80,000
Mt Maunganui Community Menz Shed Trust; Operational costs $7,500
Muscular Dystrophy Nothern; Fieldworker Service BoP $10,000
Ora Charitable Trust; Women's recuperative retreats $5,000
People First NZ, Nga Tangata Tuatahi; People First Self-advocacy meetings in BoP $7,500
Rotorua Riding for the Disabled Assoc Inc; Operational costs $25,000
Social Sector Innovation WBoP Ct (Umbrella); Breakthrough Forum media campaign $5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul (Thermal Lands); Fullfill Van $5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul (Whakatane conference); Foodbank $5,000
StarJam Charitable Trust; Music performance workshops for youth with disabilities $5,000
Te Whare O Manaaki Trust; Client activity programs $90,000
The Events Network Trust; Waste Not Want Not food rescue $1,342
Tuhoe Manawaru aTribal Authority Charitable Co Ltd; Te Tira Ahurea Te Reo Resource project $5,000
Welcome Bay Presbyterian Church; Op Shop containers $7,000
Western BoP Disability Support Trust; Networking & operational costs $10,000
Whakatane Baptist Community Charitable Trust; Jezreel Women's support home $10,900

Prosperous Communities

Citizens Advice Bureau Taupo Inc; Operational costs $10,000
Family & Financial Solutions Trust; Operational costs $7,500
Good Neighbour Aotearoa Trust; Operationa costs $105,000
Katch Katikati Inc; Operational costs $15,000
Priority One; He Mauri Ohooho - Strategy Refresh action plan $25,000
Te Puke Baptist Church; CAP Debt Centre budget Management $5,000
The Akina Foundation; Growing Social enterprise capabilities $27,750
Toi EDA; LinkUp EBoP $30,000

Safe Communities

Opotiki Surf Lifesaving Club Inc; Operational costs $5,000
Surf Life Saving NZ Inc; Beach Education subsidy $6,000
Tauranga Community Patrol; Operational costs $3,500

Strengthened Whanau

Barnardos NZ; 0800 What's Up Children's helpline $10,000
Child Matters; Child protection studies programmes $7,500
Families Achieving Balance Charitable Trust; cost effective programs $15,000
Growing through Grief Opotiki; Seasons programmes $5,000
Katikati Community Resource Centre Inc; Mpowa Youth project $20,000
Live for More Charitable Trust; Tai Tautoko (Wave of Support)  
Matata Blue Light Ventures Inc; Operational costs $25,000
Pregnancy Healp Inc Taupo; Operational costs $12,500
Rotorua Community Youth Centre Trust; Youth Hub $29,567
Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoors Education Trust; Youth learning through adventure $10,000
Sport BoP; Bump Club $50,000
Tarawera High School; Sir Edmond Hillary Outdoor pursuits course $5,010
Taupo Pathways for Youth Employment Trust; Pathways to Employment $65,000
Te Whakatipuranga School for Young Parents Tauranga; Team Mums support program  
Turangi Blue Light Ventures; Programs & Operational costs $25,000
Vector Group Charitable Trust; Operational costs $8,000
Whakatane District Community Arts Council; Community Annual arts program $12,500
Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust; Helpline servicves for young people $10,000

Strong Community Organisations

Tangata Whenua Community & Volunteer Sector; Webinars & website $2,500
Volunteer Bay of Plenty; Operational costs $35,000

Vibrant & Fun Communities

AIMS Games Trust; International sporting championships $10,000
Greerton Village Community Assoc Inc; Christmas Extravaganza $5,000
Katch Katikati Inc; The Arts Junction $10,000
Life-Link Community Trust; Annual light party $2,200
Rockquest Charitable Trust; Smokefree Rockquest $7,500
Rotorua Bike Festival Charitable Trust; 2018 Rotorua Bike Festival $10,000
Royal NZ Plunket Trust; Wellchild event 2018 $3,000
Safe Turangi; Turangi Christmas in the park 2018 $10,000
Te Puna Quarry Park Soc Inc; Ampitheatre seating $14,999
The Incubator Creative Hub; Operational costs $32,500
The National Woodskills Trust, 2018 National woodskills competition $5,320
The Rotorua Touch Assoc Inc; Maori Touch tournament $5,600
The Tauranga Community Trust; A Night before Christmas event $10,000
Western Bay Heritage Trust Board; WW1 Armistice 2018 exhibition $5,000

Toolbox funding

Central Plateau REAP; Strategic planning $6,500
EBoP Economic Development Agency; Professional advice for Te Rau Aroha Trust structure $7,500
Habitat for Humanity (Tauranga) Ltd; Research on home ownership $5,000
Habitat for Humanity (Tauranga) Ltd; Affordable Housing conference $1,500
Habitat for Humanity (Tauranga) Ltd; Investigate setting up Social Enterprise Building Co $17,500
HALO Whakatane; Strategic planning $3,000
Lakeswater Quality Soc; Feasibility study for Tipu Wairiki native plant nursery $6,000
Mokoia Community Assoc; Exult workshop $3,800
Safe Turangi; Facilitated strategic plan workshop $7,429
Socialink; Awareness for Maori organisations $2,450
Socialink; Supporting disability service providers $3,111
Tauranga Community Housing Trust; Affordable Housing conference $1,500
Taupo District Council; Volcanic Forum 2018 $2,558
The Gift Trust; Charities Review Act project $2,500
Western Bay of Plenty District Council; Baywide Healthy Homes project $5,000