CommunityCare Fund: funding announcements

Expressions of Interest for the January 2020 round are open until 31 October 2019.

March 2019 funding recipients

The Transpower CommunityCare Fund panel selected 17 community-based projects throughout New Zealand to receive funding in the March 2019 round.

The grants, totalling $379,818 included three grants related to the Bunnythorpe to Haywards Conductor Replacement Project and one grant related to the Lower South Island Reliability project presently underway

The 17 successful projects listed below were selected from 81 applications.


Amount Granted

Council Region

Project Name

Orongomai Marae Community Centre Trust

$38,000 Upper Hutt City Wharekai roof repair
Te Kura o Matapihi $50,000 Tauranga City Netball/Basketball Resurfacing and Fencing
Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust $25,000 Waipa District Car park and  Entrance Upgrade
Gore and Districts St James Theatre Trust $50,000 Gore District Gore St James Theatre Continuation of Development
Southland Softball Association Incorporated $15,000 Invercargill District Soutland Softball Redevelopment Project
Wellington Night Shelter $31,624 Wellington City Refurbishment of Transitional Accommodation bedrooms
Waterloo School $46,000 Lower Hutt City Solar panels for sustainability
Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society NZ Inc. $10,000 Auckland Southeast Wildlink
Totara Park Pony Club $11,000 Auckland Cross country course development
Taupiri Bowling Club $10,000 Waikato New Bowling Green Mower
Helensville Playcentre $5,601 Auckland Active and outdoor equipment
House of Science $7,500 Hamilton City Purchase of 3 science resource boxes
Paranui Marae Committee $50,000 Horowhenua District Ablution block rebuild
Awahuri Forest/Kitchener Park Trust $9,000 Manawatu District Schools - Adopt a Plot
Karori Wildlife Sanctuary $13,333 Wellington City Electric Quad Bike Project
Karori Kiatiaki - KAKA $13,333 Wellington City Track Building Project
North Canterbury BMX Club $13,333 Waimakariri District Track Upgrade Project