Do you Qualify for Funding?

Simply answer the questions to find out if your organisation qualifies for TECT Funding.

1. Is your organisation a non-profit entity?

Yes No

A non-profit entity can be any of the following:

  • Registered Charity
  • Incorporated Society
  • School
  • Amateur Sports Organisation
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2. Has your organisation received TECT funding in the last 12 months?

Yes No

Only one grant will be approved to an organisation in any 12 month period regardless of which funding scheme is being applied to.

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3. Are your organisations' accounts required to be audited or reviewed?

Yes No

Your Trust Deed, Club Rules, or Constitution will specify whether or not your annual accounts are to be audited or reviewed.

TECT requires a copy of your latest financial statements including the auditors report or independant review report where applicable.

If your organisation has elected at an AGM not to have the accounts audited or reviewed, a copy of that minuted resolution is required.

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4. Are you applying for funds toward the purchase or build of a new facility, or the rebuild/fitout of a current facility?

Yes No

TECT funds facilities projects which have a significant benefit to the community. Funds can be directed towards a new amenity or a significant upgrade of an existing amenity.

A discount for TECT consumers (where appropriate) is part of the consideration of applications under this fund.

Amenities projects can be applied for under our Community Amenities Fund. Click 'Yes” above to find out more about this fund and to download an application form.

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5. Do you need funding for a community event?

Yes No

TECT's Community Events fund is for community organisations holding an event that is open to the public.

Applications will be assessed on how they contribute to the community in terms of economic benefit, social benefit and Consumer benefit.

Unless event entry is free, a discount for TECT Consumers will be a consideration under this fund.

Click 'Yes' above to find out more about the Community Events Fund and to download the application form.

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6. Do you need funding for operating costs?

Yes No

TECT will consider applications for operating expenses from qualifying Consumer organisations.

TECT will generally only fund up to 15% of total operating budget.

Operating Costs can be applied for under our Community Development Fund. Click 'Yes' above to find out more about the Community Development Fund and to download the application form.

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7. Do you need funding for any of the following:

  • Vehicle Expenses
  • Equipment Purchases (electrical & non-electrical)
  • Energy Efficiency or environmental sustainability projects
  • Community Projects / programmes
  • Upgrade of outdoor areas

Yes No

TECT's Community Development Fund is targeted for projects and programmes that have a positive impact on the Western Bay of Plenty and Tauranga communities.

Click 'Yes' above to find out more about the Community Development Fund and to download the application form.

NB: TECT does not fund individuals, sports teams or uniforms of any kind.

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Thank You For Your Enquiry

TECT will consider applications from organisations who are in the process of applying for charitable status.

In some circumstances TECT may consider applications from groups that operate independently but come under the umbrella of a qualifying organisation.

Please contact our office to discuss whether or not your organisation/group qualifies.

Email: info@tect.org.nz

Phone: 07 578 5094

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Thank You For Your Enquiry

In some circumstances TECT may consider applications from non-consumers. This normally occurs when an organisation doesn't have its own office or is a national body applying on behalf of a regional organisation or is part of a national project.

It is possible that becoming a TECT Consumer may be a condition of any funding granted (usually for new facilities).

Please contact our office to discuss whether or not your organisation/group qualifies.

Email: info@tect.org.nz

Phone: 07 578 5094

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Thank You For Your Enquiry

TECT only funds one application per funding scheme, per year, for any one organisation. To find out when you are next able to apply, please contact our office.

Email: info@tect.org.nz

Phone: 07 578 5094

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Thank You For Your Enquiry

TECT requires a copy of your latest financial statements including the auditors report/independent review report.

If your organisation has elected at an AGM not to have an audit/review done, you will need to provide evidence of a minuted resolution relating to this decision.

Email: info@tect.org.nz

Phone: 07 578 5094

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Thank You For Your Enquiry

Even if you haven't been able to find a fund that suits, we may still be able to help! Please contact our office to discuss your project or funding needs and our team will help determine your eligibility, and which funding scheme may be appropriate.

Email: info@tect.org.nz

Phone: 07 578 5094

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Do you Qualify for Funding?

Simply answer the questions to find out if your organisation qualifies for TECT Funding.

Cut Off Dates: 1 April, 1 September
Funding in this category is targeted towards the build of a new amenity or the purchase/ upgrade of an existing amenity.  The amenity must have significant community benefit and applications are evaluated on their potential to benefit TECT Consumers.  Examples include: new buildings, halls, sports centres, playgrounds. Smaller applications may be considered out of round, please contact our office for details.

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Cut Off Dates: 1st of Every Month
TECT’s Community Development Fund is targeted to supporting the work of Community Organisations as well as community projects and programmes that have a positive impact on the Western Bay of Plenty and Tauranga Communities.  Examples include: equipment, operating costs, one off projects, energy efficiency and technology purchases (A seperate Schools policy applies - please contact our office)

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Cut off Dates: 1st of Every Month
TECT’s Community Events Fund is available for community events that are open to the public. Applications will be assessed on how they contribute to the community in terms of economic benefit, providing event variety and whether the event will be enjoyed by a significant number of Consumers.  Unless event entry is free, a discount for TECT Consumers will be a consideration.

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Cut off Dates: on application

TECT’s Iconic Projects fund is targeted to significant regional projects that deliver inter-generational benefit and a wide impact. Examples include: TECT All Terrain Park, TECT Arena, Baywave.

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TECT will undertake research to identify key issues facing our district and allocate funding to the improvement and development of these key areas.  It is envisioned that TECT will initiate these projects with Community sector groups and will fund 2-3 key projects per year.

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The Application & Approval process takes 7 weeks from cut off date.  As part of the assessment process, we may visit you to discuss your application in more detail.
Decisions on applications are made by Trustees at their monthly meeting and we will advise you of the outcome soon after.  Successful applicants receive a formal  Funding Offer & Agreement. Payment will be made once conditions in the Agreement are met.  Generally, organisations have 1 year to uplift the funds.

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