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Wellington City Council funds 24 projects

12 December 2013

Council funds 24 projects

The Wellington City Council’s Community Sport and Recreation Committee has approved a total of $108,080 from the Social and Recreation Fund to support 24 projects.

Committee Chair, Councillor Paul Eagle says the Council is keen to support and invest in projects that make Wellington a better place to live.

“Lots of organisations do incredible things every day, many working with volunteers who want to make a real difference in their own communities.“

This is the second funding round of the 2013/14 financial year. The next closing date for applications will be 16 April 2014. Applicants can apply by visiting the Council’s website,

Funded Projects

Organisation NameProject DescriptionAmount granted
Aro Valley Community Council IncSit and Be fit Classes 2014$1,231
Autism Intervention Trust2014 Holiday programmes for children with autism$7,000
Berhampore School 3GBasketball hoop for Berhampore School$556
English Language Partners WellingtonEnglish Language Groups$2,973
Footy for All Charitable TrustStreet Football$5,000
Hataitai Residents' Association IncResidents Association Funding Support$1,500
Johnsonville Community Association Inc.-Operational support $1,500
Lions Club Of Karori Charitable TrustKarori Lions Karnival & Fair$1,500
Living Streets Aotearoa IncWalk 2 Work Day 2014$2,000
MCLaSS: Multicultural Learning and Support ServicesEmpowering refugee parents to participate in their children's learning through school-based ESOL classes$6,000
New World Churton ParkChurton Park Summer Festival$1,245
Newtown Community & Cultural CentreWellington Timebank$10,000
Newtown Residents Association IncNewtown Community Garden$2,000
NZ Council of Victim Support Groups - WellingtonService Delivery to Victims of Crime & Trauma$9,000
Parafed Wellington IncorporatedWheelchair Basketball$4,000
Rotary Club of Courtenay PlaceAnnual Big Dig on Oriental Parade Beach$500
Tawa Leisure MarchersSupport for Tawa Leisure Marchers$1,000
The Salvation Army New Zealand - Youth 614 Youth Services WellingtonWellington 614 Youth Services – Emergency Transitional Housing$10,000
Wadestown Toy LibraryReplace toys$275
Wellington Deaf Society IncStaff wages & operational cost$6,000
Wellington Nightshelter TrustAdditional funding for Nightshelter services - providing emergency and transitional accommodation for homeless men.$15,000
Wellington Rape Crisis IncorporatedWellington Rape Crisis$10,000
Wellington Regional 2020 Communications Trust, Trading as Wellington ICTMedia for Connective Community$1,800
Youthline Wellington IncorporatedYouthline Wellington Coordinators Salaries & Youthline's Ongoing Education Programme$8,000


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