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Latest Round of Grants Announced


Latest Round of Grants Announced

Dunedin (Friday, 30 May 2014) – More than $200,000 has been allocated to a wide range of groups and organisations following the Dunedin City Council’s latest funding round.

DCC Community Advisor Paul Coffey says the Grants Subcommittee last week allocated funds totalling $212,364 to 87 organisations and groups from the community, recreation, youth, arts, cultural, heritage and events sectors.

The Grants Subcommittee, which has a membership of Councillors and community representatives, made the decisions for the March 2014 funding round at its meeting last week.

The first funding round for the 2014/15 year closes at 5pm on Friday, 26 September. Application forms will be available from early August, either through the DCC website – www.dunedin.govt.nz – or at the Civic Centre, or by phoning 03 477 4000.


The grants allocated were:

Community Events Grants
NZ Chinese Assn Otago & Southland Branch Inc$1000.00
Surf Life Saving NZ$1000.00
Storylines Children's Literature Charitable Trust of NZ$1000.00
Dunedin Ice Skating Club$1300.00
Downie Stewart - Moana House$400.00
Otago Secondary Schools & Early Childhood Maori & Pacific Island Festival Trust$2869.00
Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust$750.00
Beachlands Speedway$500.00
Otago Synchronised Swimming (Aquagold)$1000.00
Mountain Biking Otago Inc$2500.00
Glory Box$1000.00
South Dunedin Business Assn$2465.00
Waitati School PTA$1000.00
Outram Cavalcade Committee$2500.00
Mud Sweat & Tears Challenge$1000.00
The Dunedin Burns Club$1500.00
Dunedin RSA Assn$2500.00
Petfund NZ Charitable Trust$750.00
NZ International Early Music Festival$1000.00
Dunedin Performing Society Inc$500.00
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Total$26,534.00

Creative New Zealand Creative Communities Dunedin Scheme
A.L.I.A.S$2,000.00
Activate Music Academy$1,000.00
Caroline Temple Fitzgerald$3,000.00
Connected Media Charitable Trust$1,000.00
Connections Education and Development Trust$3,000.00
Creative Arts Trust - Artsenta$1,500.00
Diversity Quartet$500.00
Downie Stewart Foundation - Moana House$3,343.00
Dundead Inc.$2,000.00
Dunedin Gasworks Museum Trust$1,300.00
Dunedin Medieval and Renaissance Society$3000.00
Hills Radio Trust/ Otago Access Radio (OAR FM)$1,741.00
IHC New Zealand Inc$3,300.00
Kat Anna Fiddle$1,200.00
NZ Society of Authors, Otago/Southland Branch$700.00
Poems in the Waiting Room$2,800.00
Spring Chamber Music Weekend$1,000.00
Southern Youth Choir$2,000.00
The Collegiate Orchestra$1,000.00
The Malcolm Charitable Trust$3,000.00
The Stickum Co-operative$2,857.00
West Harbour Arts Charitable Trust$2,000.00
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Total$43,241.00

Dunedin City Council Discretionary Arts Fund
Ake Ake Theatre Company$980.00
City Choir Dunedin (Dunedin Choral Society)$4,420.00
Sarah McDougall$4,000.00
Taki Rua Productions Society Inc2,000.00
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Otepoti4,000.00
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Total$15,400.00


Dunedin City Council Performance Underwriting Fund
Opera Otago (Dunedin Opera Company Inc)$20,000.00
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Total$20,000.00

Community Grants Scheme be allocated as follows
Coastal Unity Parish$2,900.00
East Taieri Church$2,900.00
South Dunedin Voice$2,900.00
Catholic Social Services$2,900.00
Dunedin Collaboration Against Family Violence$2,900.00
Dunedin Curtain Bank$3,000.00
Dunedin Night Shelter Trust$3,000.00
Foodshare Charitable Trust$3,000.00
Pregnancy Help Inc (Dunedin)$2,900.00
Prisoners Aid and Rehabilitation Society (Otago)$2,900.00
Rock Solid/ The Straight Up Trust$2,900.00
Te Hou Ora Otepoti Inc$2,900.00
Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women$3,719.00
The Salvation Army Dunedin Community Ministries$2,900.00
Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, Dunedin$2,900.00
Dunedin Hearing Association$1,810.00
Kids Camps NZ Dunedin$3,000.00
The Scout Association of New Zealand (Dunedin Branch)$2,900.00
Age Concern Otago Inc$2,900.00
Dunedin Returned & Services Association$2,900.00
North Dunedin Shed$1,000.00
Arthritis Foundation of New Zealand$3,000.00
Autism New Zealand Otago Branch$3,000.00
Carers Society Otago$3,000.00
Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) NZ Inc - Dunedin and Districts$3,000.00
Otago Asthma Society Inc$3,000.00
Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society$3,000.00
Parkinsonism Society of Otago$3,000.00
The Family Network Inc$3,000.00
Dunedin Environment Centre Trust$2,680.00
Keep Dunedin Beautiful$3,000.00
Orokonui Ecosanctuary$2,900.00
Dunedin Gasworks Museum Trust$2,380.00
Brockville Community Support Trust$2,900.00
Otago Peninsula Trust$2,900.00
Dog Rescue Dunedin Charitable Trust$2,400.00
Dunedin Chinese Language and Cultural Trust$2,900.00
Event Traffic Management Otago Inc$2,000.00
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Total$107,189


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