Community Grants 2014/15 funding round is now open
Community Grants 2014/15 funding round is now
Community Grants help local organisations pay
for specific projects or maintenance of facilities that
benefit our community, support not-for-profit community
organisations which have a positive impact on the community
and recognise, support and enhance volunteer effort in the
Last year the Community Boards allocated an
amount of $129,750 from the Community Grant Fund amongst
those that applied for funding in 2013/2014.
Some of the
recipients from the 2013/14 round were the Coromandel Flying
Club for a helipad; The Friends of Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine
Reserve Trust to provide the 'Experiencing Marine Reserves'
programme; Matariki Ki Tairua Trust to assist with
establishment costs and consents for the He Waka Tuturu;
Totally Thames Inc for the Wearable Arts Festival and the
Whangamata Gymnastics Club to purchase new floor mats.
Head to our website for more information and to download
the guidelines and application formshttp://www.tcdc.govt.nz/communitygrants.
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Issue 49: Werewolf Weekender
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