TECT congratulates the following organisations who have received funding in the current 2019/20 year:

Community Development

Cool Bananas Youthwork Trust   Operating Costs and Equipment Purchases$15,000
Gate Pa SchoolICT Purchases $2,780
Get Smart Tauranga Trust  Operating Costs$25,000
Life Education Trust Operating Costs $35,000
EmpowermentNZOperating Costs $30,000
Merivale Community Garden Lockable Container for Tool Storage $1,000
Omokoroa Community ChurchAudio Visual Equipment $3,529
P.E.T Charitable TrustPersonal Care Kits for Tauranga Hospital and Wapiuna Hospice Patients$5,000
Papamoa Beach Surfcasting Club Weighing Scales and Gazebo$320
Papamoa Kindergarten Solar Panels $8,861
Parkinsonism Society Parkinson's Community Educator Service $15,000
St George's Gate Pa Heat Pumps $3,466
St Vincent De Paul Van Purchase$10,000
Envirohub Operating Costs $40,000
Te Puke Baptist Church Christians Against Poverty Budgeting Programme $5,000
Cancer Society Waikato/BOP  Operating Costs $35,000
Coastguard Eastern Region Operating Costs $70,000
Katch Katikati Operating Costs $30,000
Kidz Need Dadz Charitable TrustOperating Costs $15,000
Male Survivors BOP Operating Costs $20,000
Merivale Community Inc. Operating Costs for Merivale Community Centre $40,000
Mockingbird Inc. Operating Costs  $12,500
Otumoetai Intermediate School ICT & AV Equipment  $40,000
Pacific Island Community Trust  Operating Costs $15,889
Parent to Parent Coastal BOP Operating Costs$10,000
Ronald McDonald HouseSecurity Upgrade for Grafton Mews House $15,378
Sustainability Options Healthy Homes Initiative $13,000
Surf Life Saving NZ Operating Costs for Eastern Region Office $20,000
Tauranga Community Foodbank Operating Costs$30,000
Tauranga Water Polo Operating Costs $10,000
Victim Support Tauranga Operating Costs $20,000
Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Rippa Rugby $20,000
Bay of Plenty Therapy Foundation Operating Costs $25,000
Brain Injured Children Trust Operating Costs $1,242
Dress for Success Rotorua  Operating Costs $10,000
EERSTICT Equipment $2,990
Greenpark School ICT Equipment $33,827
Homes of Hope Charitable TrustOperating Costs$150,000
Katikati RSA & Citizens Club Security Lighting & Upgraded Security Camera System $4,148
Maungatapu School ICT Equipment $10,956
Mount Maunganui Intermediate School ICT Equipment $22,000
Priority One  Instep Programme $30,000
Tauranga Youth Development Team Operating Costs $10,000
Bethlehem CollegeICT Equipment$13,079
Greerton Bible ChurchHeat Pumps and PA System$4,442
Mount Maunganui Aquatic Centre TrustOperating Costs$15,000
Mount Maunganui CollegeICT Equipment$45,000
Project Litefoot ClubLiteClub Programme$8,167
Rhodesian Services Association IncMuseum Operations$5,000
Sailability Tauranga TrustEquipment Purchases$20,643
Sport Bay of PlentyWater Safety Strategy$25,000
StarJam Charitable TrustOperating Costs$4,800
Te Manu Toroa TrustOperating Costs$47,000
The Search Party Charitable TrustOperating Costs$20,000
The Tomorrow Project Inc.Operating Costs$5,000
Youth Development Trust WBOPKiwi Can & Project K (2-year Funding)$210,000
Aphasia NZ Charitable Trust Operating costs $6,600 
Complex Chronic Illness Support Inc.Operating costs$27,500
Keynotes Inc.Operating costs$1,000
Paengaroa SchoolICT Equipment$17,400
People First NZOperating costs$1,000
Tauranga Bowling ClubFloodlighting for evening bowls$14,600
Tauriko SchoolICT Equipment$20,000
Western Bay Cadet Unit Equipment purchases$3,500
Youth Encounter Ministries Trust Operating costs$20,000
AARC Wildlife Trust 
Operating costs - 2 years$9,225
Age Concern TaurangaOperating costs$25,000
Aongatete Forest Restoration Trust Operating costs - 2 years$27,680
Bay Conservation AllianceOperating costs - 2 years$118,000
Baywide Community LawHousing advocacy service$40,000
BOP Sailing Academy Trust Equipment purchases$5,000
Croquet Mt MaunganuiPurcahse of Greens mower$20,000
Good Neighbour Aotearoa TrustOperating costs$50,000
Hanmer BOP Charitable Trust Operating costs$10,235
He Kaupapa Kotahitanga Trust TaurangaOperating costs$40,000
Katikati Community Resource CentreOperating costs$30,000
Maketu Ongatoro Wetland Society Operating costs - 2 years$65,000
Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust Carpark extension$14,152
Tauranga Bridge ClubLighting$3,158
Te Whakakaha Trust Equipment purchases$15,417
Tipu Skills for Life Charitable Trust Operating costs$10,000
Upper Central Zone NZ Rugby LeagueJunior Development Programmes$10,000
Uretara Estuary Managers Operating costs - 2 years$46,125
Western Bay Wildlife Trust Blue Penguin monitoring$4,401
Youth Search & Rescue Trust Operating costs$35,000

Community Amenities

BOP Classic Aircraft Trust Facility Extension                                                                                                 $125,000
BOP Rugby UnionAccommodation Lodge$200,000
Bay OvalFacility Development $200,000
Greerton Village School Playground for Junior Students $19,800
Tauranga Baptist Church - Gresham Court Building Upgrades $40,000
Tauranga Sports Club Upgrade Lighting $65,253
Te Puke Sports and Recreation Club Grandstand$120,000
Te Puna Hall Committee New Hall Building $200,000
Whaioranga Trust Building Construction $120,000
Tauranga Model Aircraft ClubSite Development$14,000
Tauranga BMX ClubTrack development for North Island Champs $13,726

Community Events

GymSports NZPacific Rim Gymnastics Championships                                $75,000
Ngati Hangarau Charitable TrustMarae Wharenui 50th Anniversary  $7,500
Tauranga City BasketballMasters Basketball Tournament & NZ Basketball National League           $15,000
Tauranga Society of ArtistsArt Exhibitions  $2,000
Tauranga X Charitable TrustTEDxTauranga $10,000
Urban Dance Youth TrustYouth Hip Hop Dance Competition  $15,000
AIMS Games TrustAIMS Games 2019 $110,000
Get Kids Active Charitable TrustJunior Tough Guy & Gal Challenge Tauranga $5,000
Indian Ink TrustVenue Hire for Production of Mrs Krishnan's Party $2,500
Kaitkati Open Air ArtOpen Air Arts Festival 2019 $15,000
Multicultural TaurangaMulticultural Festival$1,200
Runanga Ngai Tamawhariua IncWhanu Well Day $5,000
Te Aranui Youth TrustAnti Drink Driving Expo 2019 $27,280
Bay of Plenty Rugby Union2019 National Sevens $65,000
Priority OneGroundswell Festival of Innovation $30,000
STEM Wana TrustSTEM Festival 2019 $30,000
Tauranga Performing Arts SocietyPerforming Arts Festival 2019 $14,000
The Tauranga Community TrustA Night Before Christmas Event$25,000
BOP Symphonia2019 Concerts$3,500
Mount Festival Charitable TrustFestival of Multisport 2020$35,000
NZ Garden & Arts Festival TrustGarden & Arts Festival 2020$100,000
Tarnished Frocks & DivasFashion Show 2019$40,000
Tauranga Musica Inc.2019 Concerts$2,500
Tauranga Primary Schools Music FestivalAnnual Music Festival$2,500
Hockey NZNHL Tournament $25,000
Multicultural Tauranga New to the Bay Expo $6,500
NZ Country Music Star Awards 2019 NZ Country Music Star Awards $4,000
Oriana Singers2019 concerts$2,200
One Love CharityDiwali Festival$1,700
Orff NZ Aotearoa (ONZA)Marimba Fesetival$1,000
Pasifika in the Bay Pasifika Festival$4,000
Pushing Arts in NZ Trust Street Art Festival$30,000
Tauranga Jazz Society Jazz Festival 2020$65,000

View funding allocated in our previous two financial years:

Funding Eligibility

Our funding works to support the people, places and projects making a difference in our community. We have a number of different funding schemes to assist community organisations with their initiatives.

At the heart of our community

TECT is a nationally recognised trust leading the way in community funding and support. We aim to make a significant impact, shaping the quality of life and wellbeing of those living in the Western Bay of Plenty now and for generations to come.


This product has been added to your cart