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.
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.