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Funding For Trades Apprenticeship Training Welcomed

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 2:32 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has funded over $1.6 million in support of a wide range of community projects in the Trust’s first funding round for the new financial year. For Trades Apprenticeship Training Trust received a $48,000 grant to assist with ... More >>

Funding Boost For South Otago Projects

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 10:10 am | Otago Community Trust

Large scale capital projects that will benefit Otago communities featured strongly on the agenda in the March funding round of Otago Community Trust, with the South Otago region benefitting to the tune of $2.8 million. On the back of recent news ... More >>

Trust Approves $2.2M To Clutha Community Hub / Te Pou Ō Mata-Au

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 9:46 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce that trustees approved a $2.2 million grant earlier this week to support the development of the new Clutha Community Hub / Te Pou ō Mata-Au. Clutha Community Hub Charitable Trust chair Dale Anderson said ... More >>

Youth Entrepreneurship Programme Receives Major Boost

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 9:31 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has funded over $950,000 in support of a wide range of community projects in the Trust’s final funding round for 2021, one of the largest grants being awarded to support the youth entrepreneurship programme Mana Rangatahi. A $300,000 ... More >>

New Strategic Plan For Trust’s Giving

Monday, 22 November 2021, 12:25 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce that it will be introducing a new strategic plan from 1 April 2022 which sets out the direction for the Trust over the next five years. Otago Community Trust chair Diccon Sim says the new strategic plan has been ... More >>

Funding Support Secured For Forestry Pathways Programme

Monday, 27 September 2021, 10:55 am | Otago Community Trust

In its latest funding round, Otago Community Trust awarded a $19,611 grant to the Tokomairiro Training Pathways course to assist with the cost of running the Forestry Pathways Programme out of Tokomairiro Training Centre. Tokomairiro Training programme ... More >>

New trustee appointments for Otago Community Trust

Monday, 30 August 2021, 12:14 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce that Dunedin based Alofa Lale and Cromwell based Andy Kilsby have been appointed as new trustees to the Trust and current trustee Malcolm Wong has been reappointed for a further term. The new trustees replace Pip ... More >>

Further funding boost for Roxburgh Pool

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 11:03 am | Otago Community Trust

The Roxburgh Swimming Pool has received another funding boost in the form of a $500,000 grant from the Otago Community Trust. The sizeable capital grant was approved by the trust during its August board meeting early last week. Roxburgh Pool Punawai ... More >>

$1.1M Granted In Trust’s Final Round For 2020

Monday, 14 December 2020, 11:28 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust have funded over $1.1M in support of a diverse range of community causes in what was the Trusts final funding round for 2020. Diccon Sim, Otago Community Trust chair said the December funding round supported nearly 70 community organisations ... More >>

Funding Boost For Waitaki Boys Artificial Turf

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 12:48 pm | Otago Community Trust

The new multipurpose all-weather turf at Waitaki Boys High School in Oamaru received a substantial funding boost from the latest round of grants from the Otago Community Trust. Waitaki Boys High School was awarded a grant totalling $100,000 to support ... More >>

Snow Farm Secures Funding For New Hut Development

Monday, 5 October 2020, 11:53 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust awarded a $140,000 grant to Snow Farm NZ Limited in its latest funding round. The $140,000 grant will assist with the cost of constructing the proposed new community and schools’ hut (“Musterers’’ Hut) planned for Tranquillity ... More >>

26 Community Groups Benefit From Funding

Monday, 31 August 2020, 5:00 pm | Otago Community Trust

Paradise Trust is gearing up to complete further restoration work in coming months. An $80,000 grant was approved last week from the latest round of grants from the Otago Community Trust to assist with further restoration work at the historic property, ... More >>

Further Funding Secured For Te Rauone Beach Project

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 10:52 am | Otago Community Trust

The small peninsula communities of Ōtākou and Harington Point were celebrating late last week after learning that further funding had been secured for the Te Rauone Beach project. In its latest funding round, Otago Community Trust awarded a $180,000 ... More >>

New Otago Community Trust Chair Appointed

Friday, 29 May 2020, 11:02 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust has today announced the appointment of John Wilson as its new chair. John takes over the Trust’s chair role from Ross McRobie effective from 1 June 2020. Ross will remain on the board of Otago Community Trust as a trustee ... More >>

Funding Support For Social Services Remains Steadfast

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 10:17 am | Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust approved grants of just over $525,000 in support of a wide range of community projects in its April funding round. Social service agencies not currently receiving multi-year funding, were awarded annual grants to support the ... More >>

Trust Earmarks $2M For Dedicated COVID-19 Response Fund

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 2:21 pm | Otago Community Trust

The Otago Community Trust board met virtually for the first time in its history at the beginning of the week. The Trust’s Board Meeting scheduled for the 24th of March was initially postponed as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. Otago Community ... More >>

Dunedin Prison Receives Funding Boost For Stage Two Restoration

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 12:52 pm | Otago Community Trust

Otago’s historic Dunedin Prison is gearing up to commence further restoration work in the coming months. The Dunedin Prison Charitable Trust were awarded a $100,000 grant last week as Otago Community Trust kicked off its funding for 2020. Owen Graham, ... More >>

South Otago Schools Brace For Learning Impact

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 3:32 pm | Otago Community Trust

The Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce it has approved a $500,000 grant to support a large Cluster of schools across South Otago over the next three years. Trustees approved the significant Learning Impact Fund grant to the South Otago Principals ... More >>

Tennis facilities given pre-Christmas funding boost

Friday, 13 December 2019, 1:23 pm | Otago Community Trust

Plans to redevelop the Logan Park Tennis Centre have been given a significant funding boost leading into Christmas. Otago Community Trust has approved a $350,000 grant to support Tennis Otago with the much-needed facility upgrade. More >>

$500k grant to support Clutha Gold Cycle Trail extension

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 1:43 pm | Otago Community Trust

The Clutha Gold Great Ride Cycle Trail extension has received another funding boost in the form of a $500,000 grant from the Otago Community Trust. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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