Community Board grants list announced

The Cambridge Community Board last week allocated $25,000 from the first round of their discretionary funding.

The board has $59,697.25 to distribute in the financial year starting July 1.

Thirty-two applications asking for $116,440 were received for round one.

The applicant must be a not-for-profit group or organisation providing a local community or welfare service for the benefit of the wider Waipā community.

Priority was given to groups that promoted resilience or recovery from Covid-19.

A second round of funding will be considered in April next year.

Money went to the following organisations:

  • Act of Kindness Charitable Trust – Spring Clean event for families and Resthaven residents – $500
  • Cambridge Bowling Club – Assistance with the preparation of ground area to have mat laid – $1,000
  • Cambridge Committee of Social Services – Funding for emergency vouchers – $2,800
  • Cambridge Dirt Jumps Sub Committee – Assistance to complete an assessment of sites for dirt jumps – $1,000
  • Cambridge Motorcycle Club Inc – Relocation of the Cambridge Motorcycle Club – $1,500
  • Cambridge Toy Library – Assistance to wages of toy librarian – $500
  • Cambridge Tree Trust – To provide a suitable surface for parking cars at the Tree Trusts nursery – $3,000
  • ChildPlayWorks Charitable Trust – Assistance with Child Play therapy costs – $500
  • Children 1st Charitable Trust – Contribution to the costs of a resilience programme – $500
  • Citizens Advice Bureau Cambridge Inc – Contribution to operating costs including insurance & CABNZ subscription – $1,200
  • Community Development Team – Assistance for the programmes at Leamington School, Cambridge High School & Cambridge Middle School – $1,000
  • Destination Cambridge – Cambridge Christmas parade – $2,000
  • House of Science South Waikato Charitable Trust – Purchase one new science kit – $1,500
  • Kairangi Hall Society Inc – Repairs and maintenance to the roof and windows of the Kairangi Hall – $2,500
  • Kids in Need Waikato Charitable Trust – Contribution to the costs of care packs – $2,000
  • New Zealand Council of Victim Support Groups Inc – Support toward operational costs for volunteers Support Worker programme – $500
  • Te Miro Mountain Bike Club – Construction of a map shelter – $1,500
  • True Colours Children’s Health Trust – Funding support to deliver service to families in the Waipā – $1,000
  • Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust – Operational costs – $500

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