CommunityCare Fund: funding announcements

Expressions of Interest for the next round (31 July 2018) closed on 30 April 2018. Expressions of interest received from May on will go toward the 31 January 2019 round.

March 2018 funding recipients

The Transpower CommunityCare Fund panel selected 15 community-based projects throughout New Zealand to receive funding in March 2018.

The grants, totalling $286,408 included two grants related to the Bunnythorpe to Haywards Conductor Replacement Project and one grant related to the Lower South Island Reliability project presently underway

The 15 successful projects listed below were selected from 90 applications.


Amount Granted

Council Region

Project Name

Maori Girls charitable Trust

$32,000 Opotiki MIHIWAI
Whenuakura Playgroup and Community Centre $27,000 South Taranaki Disability Access Bathroom
Te Aroha Pa Marae $25,000 Auckland - Rodney Marae Build
2020 Communications Trust $17,250 West Coast DORA Mobile Digital Learning Centre
Polhill Protectors $20,000 Wellington Polhill Protectors - Kaitiaki Kits
Wellington Free Ambulance $25,996 Wellington LifePak15
Taniwha Marae $25,000 Waikato Taniwha Marae Facilities Programme
Totara Hospice South Auckland $18,800 Auckland - South Extension of the Totara Hospice carpark
Waikowhai Community Trust $7,252 Auckland 3 phase power install
Kaiapoi Borough School Board of Trustees $6,500 Waimakiriri Development of Basketball and Netball Court
Winchmore Community Hall Society $6,500 Ashburton Replace vinyl and carpet in supper room
Featherston Heritage Complex Society Inc. $9,500 South Wairarapa Paint exterior of the Featherston Heritage Complex.
Gore Pony Club $10,000 Gore Showjump poles and trailers
Te Horo School $30,000 Kapiti Swimming Pool Upgrade
Zeal Education Trust $25,610 Kapiti Zeal Kapiti Youth Development Facility