Grants Decisions

Grants paid/approved to March 2020

Active Communities  
Bike Taupo Advocacy Group Inc; Kids Bike Taupo $15,000
Healthy Sustainable Housing  
Society for Cooperative Housing NZ Inc; Scoping cooperative housing $42,500
Improved Natural Environment  
Aogatete Forest Project; Restoration project $25,000
Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust; Paper4trees $10,000
HALO Whakatane Inc Soc; Predator eradication $120,000
Lakes Water Quality Soc; Caring for our lakes, biosecurity, quality & biodiversity $7,500
Project Litefoot Trust; LiteClub - BOP $8,534
Tauranga Environment Centre Charitable Trust, Operational costs $130,000
Te Runanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Trust; Research program $20,000
Inclusive Communities  
Age Concern Taupo Inc; Operational costs $8,000
Alzheimers Tauranga/BOP; Dementia Navigation service $30,000
Aphasia NZ Charitable Trust; Operational costs $7,500
Asthma NZ Inc. Rotorua & Lakes Region; Helping our Tamariki Breathe Easy $10,000
Auckland District Kidney Soc Inc; Support for BOP families $17,500
Autism NZ Inc; Operational costs $10,000
Awhi Mai Stroke Trust; Waiariki Maori stroke conference 2019 $3,000
Awhina Soc Inc; Operational costs $30,000
Barnados NZ; 0800 What's Up Children's helpline $10,000
Bay of Plenty Justices of the Peace Assoc; Regional conference $1,000
Bellyful NZ Trust; Operational costs $2,950
Blind Sport NZ; Operational costs $5,000
BOP Therapy Foundation; Operational costs $10,000
Brave Hearts NZ; Operational costs $15,000
Central Plateau REAP; Family/Whanau support program $120,000
Eastern Bay Village; Operational costs $35,000
Family & Financial Solutions Trust; Operational costs $7,500
Garden to Table Trust; BOP Programme coordinator costs $5,000
Get Smart Tauranga Trust; Operational costs $30,000
Growing Through Grief Te Puke; Seasons for Growth programs $6,000
Halberg Foundation; Operational costs $5,000
Have a Heart Charitable Trust; Operational costs $12,500
House of Science Tauranga; Operational costs $30,000
Kawerau Community Menz Shed; Operational costs $4,000
Male Support Services Waikato; Operational costs $10,000
Mangakino Family Services Inc; Operational costs $7,500
Mid Island Gymsports; Special Needs/Disability movement classes $1,000
Muscular Dystrophy Northern Inc; Operational costs $10,000
NZ Nutrition Foundation; Just Cook Healthy Ageing $5,000
Oranga Tinana o Ue Inc Soc; Te Arawa Kaumatua Olympics 2019 $5,000
Parent to Parent Central Lakes; Operational costs $5,000
People First NZ, Nga Tangata Tuatahi; Self-advocacy meetings in BOP $7,500
Pregnancy Choice; Operational costs $15,000
Rainbow Youth Inc; Operational costs $33,000
Rotorua District Riding for the Disabled Assoc Inc; Operational costs $25,000
Sailability Tauranga Charitable Trust; Operational costs $7,500
Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoors Education Trust; Youth learning through adventure $10,000
6th Battalion (Hauraki) Regimental Assoc Inc; Final 65th reunion for remaining SAS $5,000
Soc of St Vincent de Paul, Thermal Lands; Rotorua Fullfill project $5,000
Soc of St Vincent de Paul, Whakatane Conference; Foodbank expenses $3,000
Street Kai Assoc. Inc; Milo nights $5,000
Tauranga Boys College Pasifika; Pasifika program $7,500
Tauranga District Group Riding for the Disabled; Operational costs $25,000
Tauranga Regional Multicultural Council; Operational costs $15,000
The Search Party Charitable Trust; Operational costs $40,000
Turangi Mountain Region Trust; Fortnightly free community dinner $3,150
Victim Support NZ Inc; BOP Volunteer programme $15,000
Waiariki Whanau Mentoring Ltd; Communities working on the fringe $10,000
Prosperous Communities  
Citizens Advice Bureau Taupo $10,000
Katch Katikati; Operational costs $20,000
Sustainable Business Network Inc; BOP Sustainable business programme $30,000
Safe Communities  
Community Leisure Facilities Charitable Trust; Water safety programme $22,000
Surf Lifesaving NZ Inc - Eastern Region; Club & regional operational costs $100,000
Tauranga Land Search & Rescue Inc; Redevelopment plan $3,500
Water Safety NZ; BOP drowning prevention programs $70,000
Strengthened Whanau  
Edgecumbe Blue Light Ventures Inc; Operational costs $15,000
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ; Operational costs $34,000
Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust BOP Inc; Operational costs $20,000
Priority One WBOP Inc; Instep Programme $70,000
Rotorua Community Youth Centre Trust; YouthHub Rotorua $30,000
Tarawera High School; Hillary Outdoors programme $2,500
Taupo Bluelight Ventures; Operational costs $120,000
Youth Development Trust WBOP; Dingle Foundation programs, KiwiCan, Stars, Project K $165,000
Youth Encounter Ministries Trust; Operational costs $60,000
Youth Projects Trust; Manaakitanga Rotorua $10,000
Strong Community Organisations  
Scope Aotearoa Charitable Trust; Scope reviews for youth organisations $10,000
Tangata Whenua Community & Voluntary sector Research centre; webinars & website $2,500
Volunteer WBOP; Operational costs $105,000
Welcome Bay Community Centre Inc; Operational costs $90,000
Vibrant & Fun Communities  
CCS Disability Action BOP Inc, International day of persons with disabilities concert  $7,500
Katikati Indian Assoc Inc; Diwali Festival of light $2,000
Katikati Open Air Art; NZ Mural Contest & Arts Festival $10,000
Life-link Community Trust; Greerton Light Party $2,250
One Love, Diwali $1,700
One Taupo Trust; Taupo Winter festival $10,000
Pasifika in the Bay Trust; 2019 Pasifika Festival in the Bay $5,000
Pushing Arts in NZ Trust; Tauranga Street Art Festival $5,000
Rotorua Bike Festival Charitable Trust; 2019 Rotorua Bike festival $10,000
Runanga Ngaitamawhariua Inc; Whanau fund day out $3,000
Safe Turangi; Christmas in the Park 2019 $10,000
STEM Wana Trust; STEM Champions & Challenge Day $5,000
Taupo Community Reo Group Inc; Growing Maori Language programme $5,000
Tauranga Regional Multicultural Council; New to Bay Expo 2019 $4,000
The National Woodskills Trust; National Woodskills event $7,500
The Tauranga Community Trust; A Night before Christmas event $10,000
Toolbox funding  
BOP Film; Preparation of investment case $15,000
Enterprise Great Lake; Housing Assessment $10,000
HALO; Coaching & facilitation $1,500
Rotorua Chamber; environmental project $5,000
The Search Party Charitable Trust; Strategic Planning facilitator $2,341
Te Puna Ora O Mataatua Charitable Trust; Mataatua focused wellbeing indicators $20,000
Uretara Estuary Managers Inc; Project Parore $15,000
Total $2,224,925