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DCC Community Grants Funding Allocated

DCC Community Grants Funding Allocated

Dunedin (Wednesday, 24 November 2010) - The Dunedin City Council’s September 2010 Community Grants funding round has been completed. The Community Assistance Sub-Committee, comprising Councillors and community representatives, has allocated funds to 92 groups and organisations, from the community, recreation, youth, arts, environmental, cultural, heritage and events sectors.

These grants enable the Dunedin City Council to recognise the important contribution made by community organisations to the overall health and well-being of the city and its residents.

The recipients are listed below:

Commercial Events
The Really Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Performance Trust $500.00
SMC Events Ltd – Weet-bix Tryathlon $300.00
Bowls NZ Inc $500.00
2011 Otago Careers Festival $1,000.00
Otago Taieri A&P $500.00
Stage Challenge Foundation $1,000.00

TOTAL $3,800.00

Community Events
Royal NZ Pipe Band Assn Inc Otago Centre $500.00
South Dunedin Christian Network Trust $1,000.00
New Edinburgh Folk Club $5,000.00
Clydesdale Horse Society of NZ Inc $4,000.00
Waikouaiti Amateur Music and Drama Society $560.00
Festival of the Plain 2011 $5,000.00
Brighton Gala Experience $1,000.00
Historic Iona Church Restoration Trust $500.00
Southern Sinfonia $5,000.00
Strath Taieri Agriculture and Rural Tourism Trust $2,000.00
Otago Model Engineering Society $1,050.00
Dance and Physical Theatre Trust $675.00
Otago Yachting Association Inc $200.00
Proxy Music Records $1,000.00
Mosgiel Business Association $500.00
Kaikorai Presbyterian Church – tag for promotion $550.00
TOTAL $28,535.00

Creative New Zealand Creative Communities
Beau Street Runners $2,000.00
Cantores Choir (OUSA) $1,000.00
Connections Education and Development Trust $610.00
Dance and Physical Theatre Trust $3,000.00
Dunedin Environment Centre Trust $2,000.00
Dunedin Fringe Arts Festival Trust (Pecha Kucha 2011) $3,000.00
Dunedin Performing Arts Competitions Society (ODT Aria finals) $1,150.00
Graffiti Education Officer (Legal Art project) $1,500.00
Kaitrin McMullen/OSM $1,000.00
Moira Crossman $2,500.00
New Edinburgh Folk Club $3,000.00
Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society $1,500.00
Otago School of Piping and Drumming $2,000.00
Proxy Music Records $2,500.00
Saturday Morning Music Classes $600.00
Scouting Otago $1,800.00
Taieri Ministers Association $1,500.00
The Collegiate Orchestra $1,200.00
The Green Island Competitions Society $500.00
Waikouaiti Amateur Music/Drama Society $2,000.00
Warrington Reserve Group $2,000.00
Wassa Wassa Percussion Ensemble $1,500.00
TOTAL $37,860.00

Discretionary Arts
Orokonui Ecosanctuary (Tane Mahuta Carving Project) $5,000.00

TOTAL $5,000.00

Community Grants
Blueskin Resilient Communities Trust $2,500.00
English Language Partners $2,000.00
Flagstaff Union Parish $2,000.00
North East Valley Community Project Inc $2,500.00
Progress of the Waikouaiti Area Inc $2,500.00
The Rothesay News $800.00
Anglican Family Care Centre $2,500.00
Dunedin Salvation Army Bridge Programme $2,000.00
Parents Incorporated $2,000.00
Rape Crisis Incorporated $2,500.00
Stopping Violence Dunedin Incorporated $2,000.00
Chatbus Trust $2,000.00
Dare Otago Incorporated $2,000.00
First Presbyterian Church of Otago $2,000.00
Heartland Otago Southland Life Education Trust $1,000.00
Operation New Direction Trust $2,000.00
Otago Youth Wellness Trust $2,500.00
Presbyterian Support Otago $2,000.00
Rainbow Preschool $2,000.00
Saddle Hill Foundation Trust $2,000.00
Southern Cross Kids Camp New Zealand $2,500.00
Te Wai Pounamu Foundation Trust $2,000.00
The Dunedin Gifted Kids Charitable Trust $1,500.00
Age Concern Otago Incorporated $2,000.00
Dunedin Community Transport Trust $2,000.00
The Home of St Barnabas Trust $2,000.00
Willing Workers Limited $2,000.00
Alzheimers Society Otago Inc $2,000.00
Corpac Trust $2,000.00
Dunedin South Stroke Club $2,000.00
Mosgiel Abilities Resource Centre $2,000.00
The Brain Injury Assn (Otago) Inc $2,000.00
Work Opportunities Trust $2,000.00
Dunedin Environment Centre $2,000.00
Keep Dunedin Beautiful $1,500.00
Pukekura Trust $2,000.00
Warrington Reserve Group $1,750.00
Historic Cemeteries Conservation Trust $2,000.00
Big Steps Educare $1,500.00
Kaikorai Valley College $1,500.00
Historic Iona Church Restoration Trust $500.00
Leaning Lodge Trust $2,000.00
Otago Student Life $1,500.00
Sea Cadet Assn of NZ (TS Waireka) $1,500.00
Dunedin Chinese Language and Culture Trust $2,000.00
Otago Excursion Train Trust $890.00
Otago Farmers Market Trust $2,500.00
TOTAL $89,940.00

The next Community Grants funding round closes at 5.00pm on Friday 25 March 2011. Application forms will be available from DCC Customer Services Centres from early February.

ENDS

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