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Otago Community Trust Invests $105,000 In Youth Development Through Outward Bound Scholarships

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 12:40 pm | Otago Community Trust

The Otago Community Trust has awarded a $105,000 grant to the Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand to fund transformative Youth Development Scholarships for students across the Otago region. The funding comes under the Trust's Thriving Children and ... More >>

Otago Community Trust Grants $756K To Aid Social Services, Arts & Animal Welfare

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 6:45 am | Otago Community Trust

This funding, allocated to a diverse range of organisations and initiatives, will empower local communities, bolster social services, promote arts and culture, and enhance educational opportunities. More >>

Funding Boosts Life Skills For Youth, Celebrates Local Fashion, & Helps Build Community Hub

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 5:39 am | Otago Community Trust

The grants will bring confidence-building outdoor adventures to youth, expand a beloved community workshop, and add flair to Dunedin's creative calendar. More >>

Otago Community Trust Distributes Over $1.2 Million In First Funding Round For 2024

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 11:31 am | Otago Community Trust

The Otago Community Trust today announced its latest round of community funding, awarding over $1.2 million to 47 recipients throughout the region. The grants will support a wide range of community initiatives, with a particular focus on youth, ... More >>

Milton Community Unite To Transform Tamariki Wellbeing

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 11:27 am | Otago Community Trust

A collaboration between community members, parents, schools, Barnardos Aotearoa, and local organisations has led to an exciting new initiative to support the wellbeing and potential of tamariki under 12 years old in Milton. The Otago Community Trust ... More >>

Christmas Funding Boost For Dunedin Night Shelter

Monday, 11 December 2023, 8:12 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust approved over $1.3 million in grants to support of a wide range of community projects in what was the Trust’s final funding round for 2023 last week. The Dunedin Night Shelter, a pillar of support for the homeless community, ... More >>

Lawrence’s New Destination Playground Receives Funding Boost

Monday, 30 October 2023, 5:44 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has provided funding of over $2.5 million in support of a wide range of community projects in its October grants round. On the back of recent news that $2 million had been approved to support the Waitaki Events Centre Trust, ... More >>

Trust Awards $2 Million Grant To Propel Waitaki Event Centre Development

Friday, 27 October 2023, 4:40 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce that trustees approved a $2 million grant earlier this week to support the Waitaki Event Centre Trust in the development of the new Network Waitaki Event Centre at Oamaru’s Centennial Park. Kevin Malcolm, ... More >>

Grants Lend A Helping Hand To Emergency Services Initiatives And Wellbeing Hub

Friday, 6 October 2023, 11:00 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust approved funding of over $540,000 in support of a wide range of community projects at its September meeting, held in Oamaru last week. A focus of several of the successful applications was supporting initiatives that bolster ... More >>

Funding For Central Otago Youth-Led Projects Now Open

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 4:00 pm | Otago Community Trust

Central Otago’s youth are taking charge and being empowered through the newly launched Rangatahi / Youth Led Fund by the Otago Community Trust. This fund provides an opportunity for young people to lead the way by offering grants of up to $5,000 ... More >>

Te Whanau Arohanui Trust Receives $65,000 Grant For Whare Wananga Upgrade

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 4:53 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has allocated nearly $700,000 to support a wide range of community projects in the Trust's August funding round. Several of the successful funding applications were for initiatives centred in kaupapa Māori. Te Whanau Arohanui Trust received ... More >>

Trust Funding Provides Boost For Environmental Education And Community Initiatives

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 1:15 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has funded over $278,000 in support of a wide range of community projects in the Trust's July funding round. Several of the successful applications for funding were for initiatives and programs to educate Otago communities and future ... More >>

Funding For Science Festival Welcomed As It Celebrates 25 Years

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 3:55 pm | Otago Community Trust

New Zealand’s only International Science Festival turns 25 this year and was delighted to receive a grant of $75,000 from Otago Community Trust to support its continued growth and development. Jerome Cousins, director of the New Zealand International ... More >>

Funding Approved For Habitat Restoration Programme

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 10:02 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has provided funding of over $960,000 in support of a wide range of community projects as it concludes its funding for 2022. The Landscape Connections Trust received a significant funding boost for “The Halo Project - Source to Sea” ... More >>

First Tamariki & Rangatahi Capability Fund Recipients Announced

Monday, 7 November 2022, 1:54 pm | Otago Community Trust

The Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce the first recipients of its new Tamariki & Rangatahi Capability Fund. The Tamariki & Rangatahi Capability Fund is a part of the Otago Community Trust’s funding suite to support its new ... More >>

Funding Boost For Wānaka Projects And Events

Friday, 7 October 2022, 9:33 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust have funded over $500,000 in support of a wide range of community projects in its September funding round, with the Upper Clutha | Wānaka area in particular benefitting from recent grant approvals. A $180,000 grant was approved ... More >>

Funding Boost For Teviot Valley Projects

Monday, 5 September 2022, 10:04 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust have funded over $500,000 in support of a wide range of community projects in its August funding round, with the Teviot Valley area in particular benefitting from recent grant approvals. A $50,000 grant was approved to the Teviot District ... More >>

Leaning Lodge Upgrade Receives Trust Funding Support

Monday, 8 August 2022, 10:29 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has provided funding of over $405,000 in support of a wide range of community projects in their July funding round. Several of the successful applications for funding were for initiatives supporting upgrades to outdoor education ... More >>

Trust Invests Further Into Warmer Kiwi Homes For Otago

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 10:50 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust have funded over $2.7 million in support of a wide range of community projects in their June funding round. Initiatives supporting vulnerable communities were a driver in several of the grants approved for funding. On the back ... More >>

$600,000 Boost For Waitaki Museum & Archive

Friday, 27 May 2022, 12:51 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce that a $600,000 grant was approved on Tuesday to support the Waitaki District Council with stage two of the Waitaki Museum & Archive - Cultural Facilities Development Project. Chloe Searle, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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