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Dunedin Community funding allocated



Community funding allocated – more than 100 groups to benefit


Dunedin (Tuesday 27 November) - The Dunedin City Council’s September 2012 funding round has been completed and the Community Assistance Sub-Committee, comprising of Councillors and community representatives, has allocated funds of $171,230.75 to 106 groups and organisations, from community, recreation, youth, arts, cultural, heritage and events sectors.

This brings the total number of groups, clubs and organisations to have benefitted from the funding allocations to 198 – and a combined total of $369,611.00 allocated for 2012.

The next Funding Round closes at 5.00 pm on the last working Friday of March – Friday 22 March 2013. Application forms are available from the Dunedin City Council’s Customer Services Offices early late January 2013 or on the Dunedin City Council website http://www.dunedin.govt.nz, phone 477 4000.

Dunedin City Council Community Events were allocated as follows:

Dunedin North Rotary -Manor Place Trolley Derby $1,500.00
Otago Careers Festival $1,000.00
Dancing Makes You Smarter classes for older adults $500.00
Orokonui Ecosanctuary - Sanctuary Soundscape $1,000.00
Scouting Otago - Gang Show 2013 $1,000.00
Waikouaiti Amateur Music $1,000.00
Whare Flat Folk Festival $1,000.00
Dunedin Pride Organising Committee - Dunedin Pride Festival 2013 $2,000.00
Dance & Physical Theatre Trust -Dancing Like the Stars $500.00
Stadium to Surf Fun Run $1,000.00
Festival of the Plain $1,000.00
East Otago On Course Food Festival $2,500.00
Barmy Army Event $500.00
Royal Pipe Band Association – Pipe Band Contests $730.00
Aha Dance Collective & Thursday Trio Collaboration - Ecosophy $1,000.00
FireBugs Performance Group - Fringe Festival $1,000.00
Cycling Otago - Octagon Criterium Cycling Race $1,000.00
Southern Sinfonia - Proms for the Poms Concert $2,000.00
Middlemarch Singles Ball $2,000.00
Samoan Advisory Council - Samoan Independence Celebrations $450.00
TOTAL $22,680.00


Dunedin City Council Discretionary Arts Fund were allocated as follows:

City Choir Dunedin – Nature's Bounty $5,000.00
Lifelogs Ltd. – 2 books $5,000.00
Orokonui Ecosanctuary – Biennial Sculpture Symposium $5,000.00
TOTAL $15,000.00


Creative New Zealand Creative Communities Dunedin Scheme were allocated as follows:

Alex Whitaker $2,500.00
Amana Art Group $500.00
Dunedin Pride Organising Committee $2,500.00
Cantores Choir (OUSA) $1,000.00
Chris Heazlewood and Deirdre Newall $1,200.00
Connections Education & Development Trust $1,000.00
Corwin Andrew Newall $800.00
Dance & Physical Theatre Trust $2,000.00
Dance Aotearoa NZ Ltd (DANZ) $2,200.00
Dances of Life Group $700.00
Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust - AMPED $2,000.00
Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust -Pecha Kucha $2,000.00
Dunedin Midwinter Celebrations Trust $3,000.00
Fire Bugs Collaboration $2,000.00
James Buckner. Hamish Archer $1,500:00
Kaitrin McMullan & Danny Still $1,500:00
Kathy Palenski $600.00
Katie Bourne $1,200.00
Kerry Mackay & Pamela Brown $2,500.00
Laura Blake $1,200.00
Lou Clifton $3,000.00
New Edinburgh Folk Club $1,500.00
Nick Guthrie $300.00
Opoho School $1,000.00
Script to Screen $1,200.00
Stage South $2,000.00
Strath Taieri Agriculture and Rural Tourism Trust $1,000.00
Taieri Art Group $300.00
Taieri Youth Showcase $1,000.00
Waikouaiti Amateur Music & Drama Society Inc. $1,000.00
TOTAL $41,200.00


Dunedin City Council Community Grants Scheme were allocated as follows:

Dunedin Timebank $2,178.00
Flagstaff Community Church $2,400.00
Volunteering Otago $2,400.00
Dunedin Multi-Ethnic Council $2,000.00
Pacific Trust Otago $2,400.00
Rape Crisis Dunedin Inc. $2,400.00
Relationship Services $2,400.00
Stopping Violence Dunedin Inc. $2,400.00
ChatBus Trust $2,400.00
Barnardos Otago $2,400.00
Operation New Direction $2,400.00
Otago Youth Wellness Trust $2,400.00
Parents Inc. Trading as The Parenting Place $2,400.00
Age Concern Otago Inc. (OPEN) $2,400.00
Methodist Mission $2,400.00
Shakti Ethnic Women's Support Group(Christchurch) Inc. $2,400.00
Alzheimers Society Otago Inc. $2,400.00
Autism New Zealand Otago Branch $2,400.00
CCS Disability Action Otago Inc. $2,400.00
Connections Education and Development trust $2,400.00
Corpac Trust $2,400.00
Dunedin South Stroke Club $2,400.00
Epilepsy Association of NZ, Otago Branch $2,400.00
Hearing Association Dunedin $2,400.00
The Brain Injury Assn. (Otago) Inc. $2,400.00
Willing Workers Ltd $2,400.00
Work Opportunities Trust $2,400.00
Blueskin Resilient Communities Trust $2,400.00
Dunedin Environment Centre Trust $1,300.00
Dunedin Open Gardens Association $1,300.00
Wilding Tree Project (Forest and Bird) $2,400.00
Eastern Rugby Football club $1,300.00
North East Valley Bowling Club $1,300.00
Otago Model Engineering Society Inc. $787.75
Portobello Community Pool Working Group $1,300.00
Taieri Blokes Shed $1,300.00
Foodshare Charitable Trust $2,400.00
Mosgiel Business Association $1,300.00
Southern Cross Kids Camps NZ $2,400.00
Taki Rua Productions Society Inc. $2,400.00
YWCA Dunedin Inc. Angel Fund $2,400.00
Dunedin Chinese Language and Culture Club $1,500.00
TOTAL $89,965.75


The following Community Small Grants were approved

Te Roopu: Maori Students Assn. University of Otago $500.00
Dunedin Parents Centre $500.00
Relatives and Advocates for Persons with an Intellectual Disability (Rapid Otago) $500.00
The White Island Times Community Newsletter Group $385.00
Port Chalmers District Lions Club $500.00
TOTAL $2,385.00

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