New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) awarded the following grants in the Bay of Plenty region in December worth a total of $496,194.40.
Argos Gymnastics Club - $25,000.00 - Towards salary of head coach.
Bay of Plenty Indian Sports Club - $1926- Towards travel and accommodation to attend NZISA 2019 national cricket tournament in Palmerston North.
Bay of Plenty Sport Climbing Association - $54,561.94 - Towards a structural frame for climbing wall, container twist locks and containers to support wall frame.
Blue Rovers Junior Football Club - $20,000 - Towards playing jerseys.
Books Before Boxing New Zealand - $7100 - Towards specialised equipment, coaching and venue hire.
Canoe Slalom Bay of Plenty - $30,000 - Towards coaching.
Hei Matau Paddlers - $40,000 - Towards a waka ama and accessories.
Impact Gymsport Academy - $18,564 - Towards salary of senior coach.
Katikati Bowling Club- $4000 - Towards fertilisers, sprays and irrigation equipment.
Kawaha Point School - $20,000- Towards an all-weather cover for sandpit.
Kawerau Community Menz Shed - $10,000 - Towards office rental.
Kawerau Fitness Community Trust - $8994 - Towards equipment (air assault bikes).
Kawerau Preschool Learning Centre - $17,500 - Towards installation of artificial turf, thintank and plumbing, and shade installation.
Lake City Athletic Club - $10,775 - Towards portaloo hire, marquees, race numbers, electronic timing and sound system.
Mount Maunganui College - $7609 - Towards four gazebos for school sporting, cultural and arts events.
Mount Maunganui Sports Club - $12,451 - Towards a lectern, CCTV cameras and tables.
Okere Paddling - $1200 - Towards 10 canoe polo boats.
Omanu Beach Surf Life Saving Club - $25,000 - Towards salary of head coach.
Opera in the Pa - $14,720 - Towards audio-visual services for Opera in the Pa on Waitangi Day 2019 in Rotorua.
Otumoetai Cadets Cricket Club - $7043 - Towards playing uniforms.
Rotorua District Pony Club - $1000 - Towards coaching.
Rotorua Indoor Bowls Association - $1483.50 - Towards mini-van hire for representative teams for 2019 season.
Rotorua Tennis Club - $48,000 - Towards resurface and repair of tennis courts 1-6
Swim Rotorua - $9423 - Towards salary of head coach.
Tauranga BMX Club - $4472 - Towards a PA and sound system equipment.
Tauranga Bowling Club - $10,000 - Towards flooding equipment and poles, hire of crane to install poles, installation of flood lights and replacement of roof pavilion.
Tauranga Evergreen Softball Club - $3000 - Towards travel and accommodation.
Tauranga Land Search and Rescue - $4504.72 - Towards wet weather jackets and badges.
Te Kotahitanga o Te Arawa Waka Fisheries Trust - $10,000 - Towards stage and sound hire for Rotorua Summer Seafood Festival.
Team Shorebreak - $1650 - Towards electronic timing.
Triathlon Tauranga - $8607 - Towards audio, traffic management, first aid, timing and fencing costs for Marra Sprint Triathlon in Tauranga.
Waikite Valley School - $5200 - Towards accommodation and activities for school camp.
Waipuna Hospice - $48,000 - Towards salaries of IPU Manager and IPU Nurse.
Whakarewarewa Rugby Community Sports - $4408.70 - Towards bus travel for 2019 season.