CommunityCare Fund: funding announcements

Expressions of Interest for the July 2019 round are open until 30 April 2019.

July 2018 funding recipients

The Transpower CommunityCare Fund panel selected 17 community-based projects throughout New Zealand to receive funding in the July 2018 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

Ngati Te Kuri Trust

$13,153 Rotorua Lakes Renew meeting house ceiling barge boards and renew bell shelter.
The Lifewise Trust $30,000 Auckland Merge Cafe Upgrade
Don Buck Primary School $29,000 Auckland  Portable Pump Track between several schools
Tauranga Moana Maori Trust Board $45,000 Tauranga Bike Park
Matawhaura 3 Urupa Trust $36,000 Rotorua Wahanui Cemetery Extension
Taupiri  Rugby Football Club $12,000 Waikato Club Roof Painting Project
North Canterbury Coastguard $30,000 Waimakariri Replacement Coastguard Rescue Vessel
KidsCan Charitable Trust $20,000 Auckland Raincoats for Kids
Te Kauwhata Support Centre $20,000 Waikato Building purchase
Upper Hutt Junior Netball Club $10,000 Upper Hutt Court resealing
Paroa Rugby and Sports Club $10,000 Whakatane Upgrade septic and outlet lines
Ngaruawahia High School $9,301 Waikato Gym and Field Equipment
Ice Sports Southland $10,569 Gore Ice skating rink lights replacement
Stokes Valley Playcentre $9,345 Hutt City Building roof replacement
MezShed Kapiti $10,450 Kapiti Amenities building and additional workshop facilities
Otaki College $50,000 Kapiti Fitness trail/play space for Year 7
Lawrence Gymkhana Club $35,000 Clutha Ablution block