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.

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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.