Media Releases

  • 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.

  • 24 June 2015

    Health and Wellbeing Sector

    Approved Donations - Nelson Region

  • 24 June 2015

    Health and Wellbeing sector

    Approved Donations - Canterbury Region

  • 19 May 2015

    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.

  • 19 May 2015

    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.

  • 05 May 2015

    Young People Sector

    Approved Donations – Canterbury Region

  • 05 May 2015

    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.

  • 28 April 2015

    Trust Approves Funding Of $25,000 To The Chatham Islands

    The Canterbury Community Trust recently announced it has approved funding of $25,000 to assist groups working on behalf of the Chatham Islands community says the Trust’s Chief Executive, Louise Edwards.

  • 12 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 $1,778,544 to Canterbury’s sport and recreation sector, to support those organisations and projects which best align with its new funding policy and the current changing landscape.

  • 09 March 2015

    Sport & Recreation Sector

    Approved Donations – Canterbury Region February 2015

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 28 January 2015

    Community Support Gets Fanfare Installation Underway

    Installation of New Zealand’s largest public sculpture at the northern entrance to Christchurch City is set to go ahead in 2015 after the Canterbury Community Trust awarded a $100,000 grant toward the project. The sculpture, titled Fanfare has been commissioned by the Christchurch City Council and produced by SCAPE Public Art for the people of Christchurch, Canterbury and New Zealand.

  • 15 December 2014

    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.

  • 01 December 2014

    $1 swims for eastern suburbs

    Families in eastern suburbs will be able to swim close to home when Linwood Ave School opens its pools to the public on 6 December. Rawhiti Community Sport Inc, which opens the North New Brighton School pool after school hours and during summer holidays, will also run the Linwood pools.

  • 25 November 2014

    Trust funds over $1.17 million to the Canterbury education sector

    The Canterbury Community Trust is pleased to announce it has approved donations to the Canterbury education sector of over $1.17million. Over a third of the 115 approved applications were from primary and secondary schools requesting Information and Communications Technology (ICT) support.

  • 21 November 2014

    Golden Oldies 2018 World Sports Festival coming to Christchurch

    Christchurch City Council and Vintage Sports Limited Events (VSL) are bringing the Golden Oldies World 2018 Sports Festival to Christchurch. The Golden Oldies 2018 World Sports Festival is a month long international celebration of Golden Oldies sports events including cricket, field hockey, rugby, football, golf, softball and netball.

  • 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.

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