New Zealand Community Trust awarded the following grants in the Bay of Plenty region in August:

Arataki Primary School Board of Trustees - $8,800.00 -Towards playing basketball singlets and shorts.

Bay of Plenty Primary Schools Rugby Football Union- $1,820.00- Towards van hire to attend a representative tournament in Cambridge.

Brookfield School - $10,000.00 -Towards safety matting and installation.

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Contact (Rotorua) Trust - $2,000.00- Towards gym equipment.

Greerton Amateur Swimming Club- $14,000.00- Towards pool hire.

Greerton Pony Club - $3,000.00- Towards coaching.

John Paul College - $2,000.00- Towards leotards for gymnastic team.

Katikati Bowling Club- $4,000.00- Towards fertilisers for greens maintenance.

Katikati Community Resource Centre- $5,000.00- Towards fees for yoga tutors.

Katikati Funfest Charitable Trust- $4,000.00- Towards sound system hire for Wine and Food Festival in Katikati in January 2018.

Kawerau District Council- $69,000.00- Towards operating costs for King of the Mountain and Woodfest Championships (excludes food, weatherwatch and medals).

Lynmore Primary School- $6,000.00- Towards costs associated with Boxing Leadership Programme.

Ngongotaha Primary School- $5,000.00- Towards outdoor benches and tables.

Paroa Rugby and Sports Club- $5,000.00- Towards travel and accommodation to attend
Kurungaituku Netball Tournament in Rotorua.

Rotorua Community Hospice Trust- $50,000.00- Towards salary of Clinical Nurse.

Sport Bay of Plenty Charitable Trust - $97,617.00- Towards audio-visual services for Sports Awards in Rotorua and salaries of Regional Facilities Advisor and Sport Manager.

Tauranga City Basketball Association- $50,000.00- Towards salary of Development Officer.

Tauranga City Council- $191,681.00- Towards costs of removing the existing athletics track at the Tauranga Domain.

Westbrook School Board of Trustees- $9,774.37- Towards Chromebooks and iPads for the classroom.

Alzheimers Society Eastern Bay of Plenty- $7,500.00- Towards salaries of Liaison Officers and Education Officer.

Aquinas College- $9,000.00- Towards travel and accommodation to various winter tournaments in Auckland.

Argos Gymnastics Club- $25,000.00- Towards salary of Head Coach.

Breast Cancer Support Service Tauranga Trust- $3,000.00- Towards sound system hire and signage for 'Hot Pink Walk'.

Central North Island Boxing Association- $20,000.00- Towards venue hire for NZ Boxing Championships in Rotorua.

Greerton Cricket Club- $9,000.00- Towards playing uniforms, equipment and logos.

Impact Gymsport Academy- $20,000.00- Towards salary of Head Coach.

Linton Park Community Trust- $6,587.50- Towards replacement vinyl for damaged floor.

Liz Van Welie Aquatics Swimming Club- $15,000.00 -Towards coaching.

Mount Maunganui College- $11,500.00- Towards sports equipment.

Mountainbike Tauranga- $4,386.00 - Towards operating costs for NISS Mountain Bike Championships in Tauranga.

National Woodskills Trust- $5,715.00- Towards sound and lighting, set and design for National Woodskills Competition in Kawerau.

New Zealand Aria Trust- $40,000.00- Towards hire of Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

Onepu Netball Club- $5,452.40- Towards travel and accommodation to attend Kurungaituku Netball Tournament in Rotorua.

Opotiki College - $2,000.00- Towards travel and accommodation for Basketball team to Zonal Championships in Tauranga.

Otumoetai College-$18,000.00- Towards accommodation costs to attend NZSS Winter Tournaments in various North Island locations.

Otumoetai Football Club- $15,000.00- Towards playing uniforms and equipment.

Papamoa Tennis Charitable Trust- $1,380.00- Towards new tennis nets.

Rotorua District Council- $263,100.00- Towards redevelopment of Te Aka Mauri Play Precinct.

Rotorua District Pony Club Incorporated -$4,414.50- Towards accommodation, coaching and transport of horses.

Rotorua Hospital Chaplaincy Trust- $3,000.00- Towards salary of Administrator.

Rotorua Rowing Club- $15,000.00- Towards a rowing skiff.

Rotorua Singlespeed Society- $15,080.00- Towards hire of marquee and portaloo for championships in Rotorua.

Special Olympics Rotorua - $5,000.00- Towards costs associated with National Summer Games in Wellington.

Sulphur City Steam Rollers- $3,260.00- Towards helmets and elbow set packs.

Tauranga Rowing Club - $10,000.00- Towards five new outboard motors.

Te Puke Cricket Club- $3,090.00- Towards playing uniform.

Te Wharekura o Mauao - $30,000.00 -Towards playing uniforms for netball, rugby, touch rugby and waka ama, piupiu and life jackets.

Welcome Bay Primary School- $13,500.00- Towards school pool upgrade.

Western Heights High School Rotorua- $4,000.00- Towards travel and accommodation to attend NZSS Basketball Championships in Palmerston North.

Whakatane Roller Derby League -$2,000.00- Towards playing team uniforms.

Youth Encounter Ministries Trust- $3,123.34- Towards race team uniforms and salary of Operations Manager.