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
Sport Bay of Plenty (Multi-year funding 3 years); Operational costs $2,283,750
Whakatane District Council; Aquatic centre outdoor pool roof structure $200,000
Healthy Sustainable Housing  
Baywide Community Law Charitable Trust; Operational costs - Housing Advocacy Services $30,000
Curtainbank Rotorua; Operational costs $10,000
He Kaupapa Kotahitanga Trust Tauranga; Awhina House $60,000
Pou Whakaaro; Flood relief - furniture for families $7,429
Visions of a Helping Hand Charitable Trust; Housing services $50,000
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); Community Waste minimisation education program $10,000
Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust; Paper4trees $10,000
Evolocity Ltd; 2019 Evolocity BoP program $7,500
Garden to Table Trust; growing food resiliency and life skills $5,000
HALO Whakatane; Expansion of core pest & predator control area $19,490
Maketu Ongatoro Wetland Soc Inc; Operational costs $15,000
Manawahe Eco Trust; Operational costs $22,735
Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust; Mustelid traps & Sentinel possum traps $10,000
Para Kore Marae Inc; Zero waste program $5,000
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
Tauranga Envirohub Centre Charitable Trust; Operational costs $65,000
Te Runanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Trust; Te Mana o Te Wai $20,000
WBoPDC/Pirirakau Inc Soc; Tahataharoa Wetland Development $250,000
Whakatane Kiwi Trust; Environmental Education program $17,500
Inclusive Communities  
Age Concern Rotorua Inc; Operational costs $16,920
Age Concern Taupo Inc, Operational costs $8,000
Age Concern Tauranga Inc; Supportive services $15,000
Alzheimers Soc Rotorua Inc; Operational costs $10,000
Alzheimers Soc Taupo Inc; Dementia Care Services $10,000
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
Atua Awhi Community Charitable Trust; Operational costs $20,000
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 (Multi-year funding 3 years); Operational costs $90,000
Bethlehem Baptist Church; Te Waahi Tuumanako $10,000
Books Before Boxing NZ; Parkinsons program $2,500
Brave Hearts NZ; Operational costs $15,000
Breast Cancer Support Service Tga Trust $20,000
C3 Church Tauranga; Community meal and Arataki Support $5,270
Catholic Family Support Services; L.I.N.K Volunteer Mentor scheme $10,000
Complex Chronic Illness Support Inc; Operational costs $7,500
Christians Against Poverty NZ; Operational costs $5,000
Disabilities Resource Centre; Beach mat proposal $2,000
Dress for Success Rotorua CT $15,000
Eastern Bay Villages; Operational costs $35,000
EmpowermentNZ Charitable Trust; Community Hub operations $25,000
Epilepsy Assoc of NZ Inc; Field services programs $10,000
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
Kawerau & Districts Ageing in Place Inc; Building Community relationships $20,000
Mokoia Community Assoc; Integrated driver license pathway $30,000
Macular Degeneration NZ; Vision for 2020 $25,000
Mangakino Family Services Inc; Operational costs $7,500
Maori Girls Charitable Trust $10,000
Merivale Community Inc (Multi-year funding 2 years); Operational costs $80,000
Mockingbird Inc; Operational costs $30,000
Mt Maunganui Community Menz Shed Trust; Operational costs $7,500
Muscular Dystrophy Nothern; Fieldworker Service BoP $10,000
NZ Centre for Gifted Education; Subsidies to access MindPlus Rotorua $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
Recreate NZ; Operational costs $20,000
Rotorua Multicultural council; Operational costs $5,000
Rotorua Riding for the Disabled Assoc Inc; Operational costs $25,000
Shakti Ethnic Women's Support Group Central Region Inc; Family Violence support $30,000
SociaLink (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
St Chads Communication Centre Trust; Devon St Renovation $200,000
St Chads Communication Centre Trust; Operational costs $22,494
StarJam Charitable Trust; Music performance workshops for youth with disabilities $5,000
SuperGrans WBoP Charitable Trust; SuperGran Services $7,500
Talklink Trust; Operational costs BoP $15,000
Tauranga Women's Collective Inc Soc; Operational costs $35,000
Tauranga Youth Development Team Inc; Operational costs $25,000
Te Aka Toitu; Murupara Connectivity $15,000
Te Puke Community Menz Shed Trust; Community programs $3,000
Te Whare O Manaaki Trust (Multi-year 3 years); Client activity programs $90,000
Te Whare Wananga O Awanuiarangi; Engaging BoP Youth in science & technology $25,000
The Events Network Trust; Waste Not Want Not food rescue $1,342
The Parkinson's NZ Charitable Trust; Community Educator Services $8,000
The Salvation Army - Whakatane Corps; Christmas hampers $3,000
The Spirit of Excellence Education Trust; Raising the standard $10,000
Tuhoe Manawaru Tribal Authority Charitable Co Ltd; Te Tira Ahurea Te Reo Resource project $5,000
Turangi Foodbank; Operational costs $4,000
Waiapu Anglican Social Services Trust; Papamoa Family Services $35,000
Waiapu Anglican Social Services Trust; The Kauri Centre $25,000
Waiariki Women's Refuge; Operational costs $35,000
Welcome Bay Presbyterian Church; Op Shop containers $7,000
Western BoP Disability Support Trust; Networking & operational costs $10,000
Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust; Replenishing Community Foodbank $2,500
Whakatane Baptist Community Charitable Trust; Jezreel Women's support home $10,900
Whare Ora 111; Operational costs/housing $10,000
Prosperous Communities  
Citizens Advice Bureau Taupo Inc; Operational costs $10,000
Enterprise Angels; Building a social enterprise eco-system $25,000
Family & Financial Solutions Trust; Operational costs $7,500
Good Neighbour Aotearoa Trust (Multi-year funding 3 years); Operational costs $105,000
Katch Katikati Inc; Operational costs $15,000
Kawerau Life Konnect Charitable Trust; Operational costs $20,000
Linton Park Community Trust; Operational costs $25,000
Priority One; He Mauri Ohooho - Strategy Refresh action plan $25,000
Progress Ngongotaha - Kokiri Ngongotaha Inc; Strengthening Community $7,500
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
Whakatane Citizens Advice Bureau Inc; Operational costs $10,000
Safe Communities  
BoP Neighbourhood Support Soc Inc; Operational costs $2,500
Coastguard Eastern Region Assoc Inc; Region unit support $180,000
Kawerau Neighbourhood Support Inc Soc; Safer, connected communities $5,000
Opotiki Surf Lifesaving Club Inc; Operational costs $5,000
Papamoa Community Surf Rescue Base Trust; Surf Lifesaving club new build $400,000
Rotorua Mountain Bike Club Inc; First Response Unit service $20,000
Safe Surfer; Operational costs $25,000
Surf Life Saving NZ Inc; Beach Education subsidy $6,000
Taupo Neighbourhood Support; Development of a safer community $5,000
Tauranga Community Patrol; Operational costs $3,500
Turangi Neighbourhood Support; Operational costs $5,000
Western Bay of Plenty Neighbourhood Support, Operational costs $5,000
Whakatane District Neighbourhood Support Trust; Community response plan $5,000
YSAR Trust; Operational costs $25,000
Strengthened Whanau  
Barnardos NZ; 0800 What's Up Children's helpline $10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters; Mentoring program $10,000
Child Matters; Child protection studies programmes $7,500
Families Achieving Balance Charitable Trust; cost effective programs $15,000
Grief Support Services; Operational costs $20,000
Growing through Grief Opotiki; Seasons programmes $5,000
Growing Through Grief Te Puke; Seasons for Growth programs $5,000
Inspiring Stories; Future leaders $15,000
Katikati Community Resource Centre Inc; Mpowa Youth project $20,000
Kawerau Blue Light Ventures Inc; Support programs $30,000
Kimiora Community Trust; Operational costs $28,000
Matata Blue Light Ventures Inc; Operational costs $25,000
Parenting for Men Charitable Trust; Operational costs $5,000
Parenting Place Charitable Trust; Parenting programmes $10,000
Pregnancy Help Inc Taupo; Operational costs $12,500
Priority One - WBOP Inc; Instep Programme $35,000
Rotorua Community Youth Centre Trust; Youth Hub $29,567
Rotorua Lakes Council; Free Parking Youth Activity programs $20,000
Rotorua Youth Development Trust; Kiwi Can delivery into schools $20,000
Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoors Education Trust; Youth learning through adventure $10,000
Sport BoP (BBF - Multi-year funding 2 years); Bump Club $50,000
Storytime Foundation; Books for Babies BoP $5,000
Tarawera High School; Sir Edmond Hillary Outdoor pursuits course $5,010
Taupo Pathways for Youth Employment Trust; Pathways to Employment $65,000
Te Runanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Trust; Operational costs $45,000
The Salvation Army, Tauranga; Whanau Mentoring program $15,000
The Scout Assoc of NZ; Supporting youth development $5,000
Tipu Skills for Life Charitable Trust; Skills for Life expansion $25,000
Turangi Blue Light Ventures (Multi-year funding 3 years); Programs & Operational costs $75,000
Waiapu Anglican Social Services Trust; Growing Through Grief Tauranga $10,000
Waiapu Anglican Social Services Trust; Merivale Whanau Aroha Centre $15,000
Whakatane Blue Light; Operational costs $25,000
Whakatane District Community Arts Council; Community Annual arts program $12,500
Youth Encounter Ministries Trust; Empowering Youth $30,000
Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust; Helpline servicves for young people $10,000
Strong Community Organisations  
SociaLink; Capability building $90,000
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
Easterfest (NZ) Trust; Easterfest family fun day $7,500
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
NZ Garden and Art Festival Trust; Office Admin & Event coordinator $5,000
Rockquest Charitable Trust; Smokefree Rockquest $7,500
Rotorua Bike Festival Charitable Trust; 2018 Rotorua Bike Festival $10,000
Rotorua Lakeside Concert Charitable Trust; Lakeside 2019 concert $10,000
Royal NZ Plunket Trust; Wellchild event 2018 $3,000
Safe Turangi; Turangi Christmas in the park 2018 $10,000
Taki Rua Productions Soc Inc; Schools Tour: Te Kuia Me Te Pungawerewere $7,500
Te Puna Quarry Park Soc Inc; Ampitheatre seating $14,999
The Incubator Creative Hub; Operational costs $32,500
The Mt Maunganui RSA Welfare Trust; Papamoa War Memorial $5,000
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
Waterwheel Historic Trust; Farming like Grandad $2,500
Western Bay Heritage Trust Board; WW1 Armistice 2018 exhibition $5,000
Whakatane District Council; Local Wild Food Challenge 2019 $7,500
Toolbox funding  
Central Plateau REAP; Strategic planning $6,500
EBoP Economic Development Agency; Professional advice for Te Rau Aroha Trust structure $7,500
Envirohub BoP; Scoping for Regional National park in BoP $9,450
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
He Kaupapa Kotahitanga Trust Tauranga; Strategic planning to establish Awhina House $6,090
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
Social Service Providers Aotearoa; Research funding for community & Social services $10,000
SociaLink; Awareness for Maori organisations $2,450
SociaLink; Supporting disability service providers $2,145
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
The Inspiring Communities Trust; Community led development $15,000
The Salvation Army Tauranga; Evaluation on Whanau Mentoring pilot program $9,062
Western Bay of Plenty District Council; Baywide Healthy Homes project $5,000
Scholarships $98,420
Grants Refunded -29018
Grand Total $6,999,661