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Record Grants Budget Sees Environment & Heritage Winners This Round

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 9:28 am | Central Lakes Trust

Teviot District Museum receives $80K towards the purchase of Roxburgh’s Masonic Lodge on the town’s main street. The lodge is to be purchased and repurposed into a much needed larger and more prominent museum for the district, to add to the current ... More >>

Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail Awarded Great Ride Status

Friday, 6 May 2022, 6:09 pm | Central Lakes Trust

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Stuart Nash announced today that Central Otago’s newest cycle trail, the Lake Dunstan Trail has been awarded Great Ride status, along with the Whakarewarewa Forest Loop trail near Rotorua, taking the number of Great Rides ... More >>

What Does $10 Million In Charitable Grants Do For Our Community?

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:38 pm | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust granted over $10 million throughout the Central Lakes district this past financial year says Trust chief executive, Susan Finlay. “It is the largest annual allocation in the Trust’s history, all going to charitable causes and needs ... More >>

COVID Shines A Light On Community Need

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 11:36 am | Central Lakes Trust

New Whakatipu based groups Mana Tahuna and The Kiwi Kit Community Trust (TKKCT) are grateful recipients of grants secured after Central Lakes Trust (CLT) board met to consider 27 grant applications at a recent grants meeting. Both new to the Trust, ... More >>

Central Lakes Trust Announce 50 Scholarship Recipients

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 9:02 am | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust (CLT) today announce the names of 50 students from across five secondary schools each receiving a scholarship valued at $2,500 for further education in 2022. The announcement comes in lieu of what would normally be an official awards ... More >>

Te Atamira – Arts And Culture Facility Reaches Halfway Milestone With $700,000 CLT Grant

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 12:00 pm | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust’s (CLT) September grants round saw close to $1.5 million granted to charitable organisations, including $700,000 towards the establishment of an arts and cultural facility, Te Atamira in Queenstown Lakes. The $4.2 million dollar project ... More >>

Salvation Army to build service hub in Frankton

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 12:07 pm | Central Lakes Trust

A Central Lakes Trust (CLT) grant will assist in building a much needed service hub for the Wakatipu region, says Salvation Army’s, Jade Zeina. $350,000 was granted to Salvation Army at the Trust’s recent board meeting, held Monday 16 August, one ... More >>

Trustees Approve Almost $1m For New Roxburgh Pool

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 10:03 am | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust, whose trustees visited the dilapidated Roxburgh pool in late March, last week granted $920,766 towards bringing the new Roxburgh pool to fruition. Grants Manager Mat Begg says, “Roxburgh desperately needs a modern, safe swimming ... More >>

Cycleways Keep Tracking With $1.75 Million

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 11:32 am | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust (CLT) grant $1.75 million to the further development of the cycle trails linking the great rides of New Zealand with the latest round of funding, marking year four of a five year grant commitment. Central Otago Queenstown Trail ... More >>

Minister Nash Officially Opens Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail

Friday, 7 May 2021, 4:55 pm | Central Lakes Trust

A ceremony held today at Carrick Winery celebrated the opening of Central Otago’s newest cycle trail, the Lake Dunstan Cycle and Walking Trail. A blessing of the trail followed by Minster of Tourism, Hon. Stuart Nash alongside Central Otago Queenstown ... More >>

Trust Grants Largest Amount Of Any One Year

Monday, 19 April 2021, 11:44 am | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust (CLT) closes its 20th financial year, 31 March 2021, having granted $9.45 million into the Central Lakes community, the largest amount granted in any one financial year the Trust has operated. Trust chair, Linda Robertson says, ... More >>

Grants Approved By Central Lakes Trust in February

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 3:08 pm | Central Lakes Trust

New community van part of $400K grant round   Central Lakes Trust (CLT) have granted over $400K to 16 charitable organisations in the first grants meeting this calendar year. Cromwell Lions Club are set to upgrade the local community van ... More >>

Trust Dishes Out $1.8m To 35 Organisations

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 9:27 am | Central Lakes Trust

In what is the last grants round for the calendar year, Central Lakes Trust have granted a significant $1.8 million to 34 organisations throughout Central Lakes. The grant recipients are from a cross section of sectors, with operational and programme ... More >>

Central Lakes Trust (CLT) Announce Scholarship Recipients

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 4:41 pm | Central Lakes Trust

CLT Scholarship 2020 Fifty students from five secondary schools were presented scholarships at an official awards function held in Cromwell on the 27th October. The scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, aim to assist student’s in further education beyond secondary ... More >>

Young Females Receive Support Through Trust

Monday, 19 October 2020, 9:07 am | Central Lakes Trust

Thirty young Central Otago females will hit the local mountain bike trails weekly before the end of the month participating in a Central Otago based outdoor adventure programme. The Journeys Charitable Trust received a $25K grant from Central Lakes ... More >>

Central Lakes Trust Announce Vocational Scholarships

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 9:55 am | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust’s (CLT) announce the addition of Vocational Scholarships to its already popular scholarship programme. Scholarships are for individuals wishing to commence their first year full-time tertiary, apprenticeship or vocational training ... More >>

$750K To Long-awaited Luggate Hall

Monday, 6 July 2020, 10:55 am | Central Lakes Trust

Grants to the tune of $1.5 million have been dished out at Central Lakes Trust’s latest board meeting, including the long-awaited Luggate Hall, a series of operational grants to community groups, and a handful of emergency COVID-19 grants. The Board ... More >>

Central Lakes Trust Step Up For COVID-19 Resilience In Schools

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 9:35 am | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust steps up to fund gaps in school funding due to COVID-19. Schools often rely on gaming machine or other community funding to supplement the costs of extracurricular activities. In the absence of this funding over the past few months, ... More >>

CLT Grants Go Where Increased Need Is

Monday, 25 May 2020, 11:09 am | Central Lakes Trust

“Demand for services such as budgeting support, senior citizens groups, meals on wheels, crisis and long term counselling are seeing increased demand due to the effects of COVID-19. The social service organisations providing these services are ... More >>

Trust’s Grant Budget Fully Subscribed

Monday, 6 April 2020, 1:37 pm | Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust board met remotely last Monday to approve 12 grants in what was the last board meeting of the trust’s financial year. The trusts annual grants budget was $9.10m to the 31st March 2020 with a 5% contingency. This final round ... More >>