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Latest Round of Grants Announced

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

More than $200,000 has been allocated to a wide range of groups and organisations following the Dunedin City Councils latest funding round

Latest Round of Grants Announced

Dunedin (Friday, 30 May 2014) – More than $200,000 has been allocated to a wide range of groups and organisations following the Dunedin City Council’s latest funding round.

DCC Community Advisor Paul Coffey says the Grants Subcommittee last week allocated funds totalling $212,364 to 87 organisations and groups from the community, recreation, youth, arts, cultural, heritage and events sectors.

The Grants Subcommittee, which has a membership of Councillors and community representatives, made the decisions for the March 2014 funding round at its meeting last week.

The first funding round for the 2014/15 year closes at 5pm on Friday, 26 September. Application forms will be available from early August, either through the DCC website – – or at the Civic Centre, or by phoning 03 477 4000.
The grants allocated were:

Community Events Grants
NZ Chinese Assn Otago & Southland Branch Inc $1000.00
Surf Life Saving NZ $1000.00
Storylines Children’s Literature Charitable Trust of NZ $1000.00
Dunedin Ice Skating Club $1300.00
Downie Stewart – Moana House $400.00
Otago Secondary Schools & Early Childhood Maori & Pacific Island Festival Trust $2869.00
Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust $750.00
Beachlands Speedway $500.00
Otago Synchronised Swimming (Aquagold) $1000.00
Mountain Biking Otago Inc $2500.00
Glory Box $1000.00
South Dunedin Business Assn $2465.00
Waitati School PTA $1000.00
Outram Cavalcade Committee $2500.00
Mud Sweat & Tears Challenge $1000.00
The Dunedin Burns Club $1500.00
Dunedin RSA Assn $2500.00
Petfund NZ Charitable Trust $750.00
NZ International Early Music Festival $1000.00
Dunedin Performing Society Inc $500.00
Total $26,534.00
Creative New Zealand Creative Communities Dunedin Scheme
A.L.I.A.S $2,000.00
Activate Music Academy $1,000.00
Caroline Temple Fitzgerald $3,000.00
Connected Media Charitable Trust $1,000.00
Connections Education and Development Trust $3,000.00
Creative Arts Trust – Artsenta $1,500.00
Diversity Quartet $500.00
Downie Stewart Foundation – Moana House $3,343.00
Dundead Inc. $2,000.00
Dunedin Gasworks Museum Trust $1,300.00
Dunedin Medieval and Renaissance Society $3000.00
Hills Radio Trust/ Otago Access Radio (OAR FM) $1,741.00
IHC New Zealand Inc $3,300.00
Kat Anna Fiddle $1,200.00
NZ Society of Authors, Otago/Southland Branch $700.00
Poems in the Waiting Room $2,800.00
Spring Chamber Music Weekend $1,000.00
Southern Youth Choir $2,000.00
The Collegiate Orchestra $1,000.00
The Malcolm Charitable Trust $3,000.00
The Stickum Co-operative $2,857.00
West Harbour Arts Charitable Trust $2,000.00
Total $43,241.00
Dunedin City Council Discretionary Arts Fund
Ake Ake Theatre Company $980.00
City Choir Dunedin (Dunedin Choral Society) $4,420.00
Sarah McDougall $4,000.00
Taki Rua Productions Society Inc 2,000.00
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Otepoti 4,000.00
Total $15,400.00
Dunedin City Council Performance Underwriting Fund
Opera Otago (Dunedin Opera Company Inc) $20,000.00
Total $20,000.00
Community Grants Scheme be allocated as follows
Coastal Unity Parish $2,900.00
East Taieri Church $2,900.00
South Dunedin Voice $2,900.00
Catholic Social Services $2,900.00
Dunedin Collaboration Against Family Violence $2,900.00
Dunedin Curtain Bank $3,000.00
Dunedin Night Shelter Trust $3,000.00
Foodshare Charitable Trust $3,000.00
Pregnancy Help Inc (Dunedin) $2,900.00
Prisoners Aid and Rehabilitation Society (Otago) $2,900.00
Rock Solid/ The Straight Up Trust $2,900.00
Te Hou Ora Otepoti Inc $2,900.00
Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women $3,719.00
The Salvation Army Dunedin Community Ministries $2,900.00
Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, Dunedin $2,900.00
Dunedin Hearing Association $1,810.00
Kids Camps NZ Dunedin $3,000.00
The Scout Association of New Zealand (Dunedin Branch) $2,900.00
Age Concern Otago Inc $2,900.00
Dunedin Returned & Services Association $2,900.00
North Dunedin Shed $1,000.00
Arthritis Foundation of New Zealand $3,000.00
Autism New Zealand Otago Branch $3,000.00
Carers Society Otago $3,000.00
Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) NZ Inc – Dunedin and Districts $3,000.00
Otago Asthma Society Inc $3,000.00
Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society $3,000.00
Parkinsonism Society of Otago $3,000.00
The Family Network Inc $3,000.00
Dunedin Environment Centre Trust $2,680.00
Keep Dunedin Beautiful $3,000.00
Orokonui Ecosanctuary $2,900.00
Dunedin Gasworks Museum Trust $2,380.00
Brockville Community Support Trust $2,900.00
Otago Peninsula Trust $2,900.00
Dog Rescue Dunedin Charitable Trust $2,400.00
Dunedin Chinese Language and Cultural Trust $2,900.00
Event Traffic Management Otago Inc $2,000.00
Total $107,189

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