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  • Canterbury Community Trust injects $444,283 into Marlborough Region in latest funding round

    The community and economic development sector along with environmental issues featured strongly on the agenda for The Canterbury Community Trust’s latest funding round, with the Marlborough region benefiting to the tune of $444,283.

  • 10 November 2014

    Strong Support for Education in Marlborough region

    The Canterbury Community Trust has approved funding of $211,351 for the Marlborough education sector, up from $169,053 in 2013, highlighting its commitment to supporting the region and its initiatives.

  • Trust grants $206,400 to support health and well-being in the Marlborough region

    In announcing funding of $206,400 for the Health and Well-Being sector the Canterbury Community Trust wants to re-affirm its commitment to the Marlborough region and its social infrastructure, says Chief Executive Louise Edwards.

  • 24 March 2014

    Over $300 thousand to Marlborough Sporting Groups

    Collaboration amongst sporting groups and the community to make things happen in Marlborough and Kaikoura is one of the latest emerging trend’s states The Canterbury Community Trust in announcing their $320,839 funding of the Marlborough sports and recreation sector.

  • 09 March 2015

    Trust Approves Funding to Meet Changing Needs of Sport and Recreation Sector

    The Canterbury Community Trust announced that it has approved funding of $247,200 to Marlborough’s sport and recreation sector, to support those organisations and projects which best align with its new funding policy and the current changing landscape.

  • 07 November 2014

    Strong Support for Education in the Nelson Tasman region

    The Canterbury Community Trust has approved grants totalling $311,562 for the Nelson Tasman education sector, highlighting their commitment to supporting the region and its initiatives.

  • 10 April 2014

    Talking Points For Nelson Regional Fund Function

    The ability of The Canterbury Community Trust to step forward with additional grants by way of the Regional Fund on top of their usual activities is a reflection of the strong governance and careful investment strategies undertaken over the past 25 years ...

  • The Canterbury Community Trust commits $290,600 to boost health and well-being in Nelson Region

    Health and well-being in the Nelson/Tasman region got a boost to the tune of $290,600 in the latest funding round of The Canterbury Community Trust. According to Trust Chief Executive, Louise Edwards “This donations round was difficult, with our budget over-subscribed by 170 percent with requests from applicants. The Trustees had to make some hard decisions which saw the majority of applicants having their recommendations for grants reduced as a result.”

  • 15 May 2014

    The Canterbury Community Trust injects over $350,000 into Nelson Region

    The young people of Nelson are set to benefit from The Canterbury Community Trust’s latest funding round, to the tune of $350,602. “This round of funding puts the spotlight on our young people,” says Ms Louise Edwards, Chief Executive, The Canterbury Community Trust.

  • Significant Health Benefits to Nelson Tasman from New Insulation Project

    Significant economic and health benefits are being heralded as a result of the new Warmer Healthier Homes Project for the Nelson Tasman region.

  • 06 March 2015

    Community Pulls Together For Tasman’s Great Taste Trail

    During 2014 more than 200,000 people cycled or walked on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail and the overwhelming feedback was “more please”. The Nelson Tasman Cycle Trails Trust, who is leading trail fund raising and project managing construction has good news for people wanting to complete more parts of the Trail.

  • 05 May 2015

    Young People Sector

    Approved Donations – Canterbury Region

  • Youth of Canterbury are struggling with the “new normal” post earthquake

    By announcing $1.75 million of funding for its Young People sector, The Canterbury Community Trust is acknowledging children and young people in Canterbury are still dealing with anxiety and mental health issues, as they try to adapt to the ‘new normal’ of living in post earthquake Canterbury.

  • The Canterbury Community Trust supports Young People in the Marlborough Region

    By announcing $93,330 of funding for its Young People sector, The Canterbury Community Trust is acknowledging children and young people in Marlborough need continued support around early childhood development and opportunities for its young people to be active and thrive.

  • The Canterbury Community Trust supports Young People in the Nelson Region

    By announcing $312,860 of funding for its Young People sector, The Canterbury Community Trust is acknowledging children and young people in Nelson need continued support around early childhood development and opportunities for its young people to be active and thrive.

  • 24 June 2015

    Trust grants $152,300 to support health and well-being in the Marlborough region

    The Canterbury Community Trust has announced $152,300 in grants into the Marlborough region for its Health and Wellbeing funding sector. The Trust received funding requests totalling over $562,000. According to Chief Executive, Louise Edwards, applications in this area over the last three years are almost double the amount of the Trust’s available budget for this sector, with grants approved totalling $738,000 against $1.8 million in funding requests.

  • 24 June 2015

    Health and Wellbeing Sector

    Approved Donations - Marlborough Region

  • 24 June 2015

    Trust grants $290,700 to support health and wellbeing in the Nelson region The

    The Canterbury Community Trust has announced $290,700 in grants into the Nelson region for its Health and Wellbeing funding sector. The Trust received funding requests totalling nearly $680,000. According to Chief Executive, Louise Edwards, applications in this area over the last three years are almost double the amount of the Trust’s available budget for this sector, with grants approved totalling $1.3 million against $3.1 million in funding requests.

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