CommunityCare Fund: funding announcements

The next funding round closes on 31 January 2018, and expressions of interest are required by 31 October 2017 in order to be eligible.

September 2017 funding recipients

The Transpower CommunityCare Fund panel selected 18 community-based projects throughout New Zealand to receive funding in September 2017.

The grants, totalling $480,347 included two grants related to the Bunnythorpe to Haywards Conductor Replacement Project and two grants related to the Lower South Island Reliability project presently underway

The 18 successful projects listed below were selected from 92 applications.

Organisation

Amount Granted

Council Region

Project Name

East Tamaki Primary School

$40,000

Auckland

Playground safety matting

Te Kohao Kohungahunga, Te Kohao Health

$33,432

Hamilton

E puta ki waho!

Freyberg Community School

$32,563

Auckland

Swimming pool refurbishment

Common Unity Project Aotearoa

$38,000

Lower Hutt City

Common Unity Enterprise Hub - A Place to Bee

Food Resilience Network 

$50,000

Christchurch

Otakaro Orchard Urban Food Hub

Lake Rotoiti Scenic Reserve Board

$30,000

Rotorua

Te Rakua a Hinehopu

Greenhithe Community Trust

$45,000

Wellington

Predator Control of Hellyers Escarpment

Orini Hall

$25,381

Waikato Orini Hall upgrade

The Taihape Squash Rackets Club 

$25,000

Rangitikei

Upgrade of changing and toilet facilities

Mackenzie Basin Wilding Tree Charitable Trust

$35,000

Mackenzie

Mackenzie Basin Wilding Conifer Control

Taupiri Youth Group Charitable Trust

$5,000

Waikato

Taupiri Mountain Public Walkway Restoration

Tauhara Primary School

$10,000

Taupo

Tauhara Primary Quick 60 project

Community Networking Trust (Eastern Southland) Incorporated

$25,000

Gore

Replacement of the roof on the Community Connections Centre

Eventing Southland

$20,000

Gore

Gore Cross Country Course

Bainesse School Board of Trustees

$43,800

Manawatu

School and Community Hall Upgrade

Te Taitoa Maori o Te Awahou Trust $20,000 Horowhenua Piriharakeke Generation Inspiration Centre
Ongarue School $5,000 Ruapehu New school playground
Adult Literacy Rural Trust $5,171.55 Waikato Student Literacy Practice Software and Heatpump