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  • Rātā Foundation has wrapped up its funding for 2016 with $854,376 in grants for Nelson community

    19 December, 2016

    Rātā Foundation has wrapped up its funding for 2016 with $854,376 in grant approvals for Nelson community groups, including $100,000 earmarked for a building project. Louise Edwards, Chief Executive of Rātā Foundation says through its funding the Foundation wants people to feel connected to, supported by and involved in their community.

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  • Grants approvals to the Nelson Community December 2016

    19 December, 2016

    Grants approvals to the Nelson Community December 2016

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  • Rata Foundation wraps up 2016 with $6 million of community grants to Canterbury

    16 December, 2016

    Rātā Foundation has wrapped up its funding for 2016 with over $6 million in grant approvals for Canterbury community groups, with $1.975 million earmarked for building projects. Louise Edwards, Chief Executive of Rātā Foundation says the $2 million for building projects reflects the strong desire by Trustees to continue ongoing support of the Canterbury rebuild post-earthquake, as well as promote social cohesion within communities. The remaining $4 million has been spread across the Foundation’s small and large grants programmes. “The majority of these projects have been locally-led, with a strong focus on providing facilities for community-centered activities and events.”

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  • Canterbury Grants Approvals August - November 2016

    16 December, 2016

    Canterbury Grants approvals to community groups for the period August - November 2016.

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