CommunityCare Fund: funding announcements

Expressions of Interest for the Winter 2020 funding round closed on 30 April. 

Summer 2020 funding round

The Transpower CommunityCare Fund panel selected 17 community-based projects throughout New Zealand to receive funding in the Summer 2020 round.

The grants totalled $405,868.03 which included four grants related to the Bunnythorpe to Haywards Conductor Replacement Project and two grants related to the Oteranga Bay to Haywards (Churton Park Deviation) project.

The 17 successful projects listed below were selected from 86 applications.

Organisation

Amount Granted

Council  Area

Project Name

Cholmondeley Children's Centre

$40,000

Christchurch

Solar panels to move the centre to solar energy 

Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School

$40,000

Auckland

Adventure playground for junior students

Waikanae Bowling Club

$12,305.58

Kapiti Coast

Sun protection for players and observers

Meremere Community Development Committee

$6,000

Waikato

Greenhouse, and plumbing to connect an existing water tank 

Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand

$32,700

Marlborough

Pelorus/Te Hoiere Bat Recovery Project (Monitoring)

Shannon & Districts Playcentre Incorporated

$5,000

Horowhenua 

New heatpump for playcentre

Nga hauranga Te Kohanga Reo

$34,000

Wellington 

Outdoor playspace

Blackmount Pool Society Incorporated

$28,500

Southland

Pool resurfacing

Triangle Park Community Teaching Garden Charitable Trust

8975.71

Auckland

Irrigation system 

Kapanui School 

$50,000

Kapiti Coast

Playground upgrade

Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre (Scouts NZ)

$9,670

Hutt City

Brookfield Predator Free - Sector 7C

Willowby Hall Society Inc

$5,000

Ashburton

Toilet block repairs

Te Kohanga Reo o te Marae o Hoani Waititi

$30,216.74

Auckland

Outdoor play equipment

Ōtara Waterways and Lake Trust

$39,500

Auckland

Ōtara Waterways restoration (Adopt a Spot and Stream Team)

The Girl Guides Association New Zealand Incorporated

$8,000

Kapiti Coast

Hall repairs and maintenance

The Bridge South Brighton Trust 

$50,000

Christchurch

The Bridge Hub Community Centre

Tawa Residents Association (Tawa Community Garden)

$6,000

Wellington

Water main connection for community garden