What We Fund
TECT has a number of different funding schemes to assist community organisations with their projects.
We recommend you contact our office to discuss your project before completing the application form. Please ensure applications are submitted at least 3 months prior to final date you require a decision. Our team are always happy to discuss your application with you and to offer guidance and advice.
Research Based Funding
Catalysts for Change is a fund created that aims to address key issues facing our district.
In 2017, TECT approved multi-year funding towards SociaLink's service delivery and operating costs.
SociaLink, an umbrella orgnisation that supports the social sector, aims to facilitate collaboration, support organisational development, offer mentoring programmes and undertake researcg to help identify needs and gaps in the community.
With a rapidly expanding population in the Western Bay of Plenty, the social service sector has been experiencing an ever-increasing demand for its services. A degree of fragmentation in the sector has left those at the heart of social service delivery expressing a feeling of being undervalued, often stymied in being able to provide all that they would wish to their communities.
TECT recognised that by facilitating and supporting a thriving, connected social sector, SociaLink would be able to change this; having a signifcant impact not only on individual not-for-profit organisations, but on the community as a whole.