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$3,550
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 MaunganuiPurchase 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
Philips Search & Rescue TrustOperating costs - 3 years$600,000
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
Alzheimer’s Society Tauranga IncOperating costs$45,000
Autism NZ Inc. Tauranga Operating costs$5,000
Epilepsy Association of NZ Operating costs$5,000
Gender Dynamix NZOperating costs$10,000
Growing Through Grief Te PukeOperating costs$2,500
Kaimai SchoolICT equipment$5,721
Tauranga Men’s ShedDust collector$17,779
Otumoetai KindergartenICT equipment$3,000
Papamoa Primary SchoolICT equipment$28,320
Royal NZ Plunket Society Operating costs$25,000
Stroke Foundation of NZOperating costs$25,000
Taumata SchoolICT equipment$17,500
Tauranga (BOP) Hearing AssociationOperating costs$8,840
Te Puke Gymsport Equipment$1,895
The Incubator Growing Arts Charitable Trust Operating costs (2 years)$140,000
The Tauranga Seniornet Club Inc. Operating costs$5,407
Triathlon Tauranga Inc.Triathlon Series and Youth Programme$26,000
Volleyball Bay of Plenty Inc.Operating costs$10,000
Whakamarama SchoolICT equipment$5,000
Avenues KindergartenElectrical appliances$4,395
Bay TwistersEquipment$25,662
Bethlehem Pottery ClubKiln$8,983
BOP Classic Aircraft TrustOperating costs$50,000
BOP Down Syndrome AssociationOperating costs$25,000
Brave HeartsOperating costs$12,000
Breast Cancer Support TrustOperating costs$35,000
CCS Disability Action BOPOperating costs$30,000
Film BOPOperating costs$40,000
Grief Support ServicesOperating costs$35,000
Halberg FoundationTrailrider$7,250
Harbourside Netball AssociationPerformance Pathway Programme$20,000
House of ScienceOperating costs$50,000
Maketu Taiapure Charitable TrustOperating costs$10,000
NZ Blue Light VenturesDriver Navigation programme$50,000
Parafed BOPOperating costs and festival$30,000
Recreate NZOperating costs$12,000
Road Safety EducationDriver safety programme$5,000
Sport Bay of PlentyGO4it programme$60,000
St Peters HouseOperating costs$35,000
Summer Shakespeare Tauranga TrustProduction costs$2,000
Tauranga Art Gallery TrustPublic art programmes$50,000
Tauranga Repertory SocietyLighting upgrade$10,000
Tauranga Synchronised SwimmingSound system$3,218
The Adastra FoundationYouth scholarships$10,000
The Boys BrigadeOperating costs$15,000
The Scout Association of NZOperating costs$10,000
Volleyball New ZealandBeach volleyball 2020$15,000
Volunteering Bay of PlentyOperating costs$40,000
Western Bay Heritage TrustOperating costs$20,000
Volleyball New ZealandContinental Cup$5,000
Anxiety NZ TrustOperating costs$7,250
Citizens Advice Bureau Operating costs$6,000
EVolocityOperating costs$7,500
Greerton KindergartenCar seats$2,344
Headway Brain InjuryOperating costs$10,000
Huria TrustOperating costs and van$20,000
Mt Maunganui Bridge ClubAir conditioning $6,217
Parenting Place Charitable TrustProgramme delivery$15,000
Te Puke Rifle Club Electronic targets$7,209
Te Puke Tennis ClubDishwasher$479
Family LinkOperating costs$10,565
WBOP Neighbourhood SupportOperating costs$10,000
Whakamarama Community Inc.Local history publication $7,200
Live for More Charitable TrustSurf  therapy programme$50,000
Volunteering Bay of PlentyVolFest 2020$15,000

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
Papamoa Surf Rescue Base TrustNew surf rescue base$100,000
Arataki SchoolJunior playground$30,000
Bethlehem Baptist ChurchFacility upgrade$150,000
Bowls Matua New turf$100,000
Katikati Memorial HallHall renovations$100,000
Maungatapu Kindergarten Outdoor decking$11,270
Mount Maunganui Pump Track SocietyConstruction of track$86,250
Ngamuwahine Lodge TrustLand purchase$200,000
Otumoetai Tennis Club Inc.Court resurfacing$47,000
Pillans Point SchoolOutdoor garden$30,000
Pyes Pa SchoolPlayground$25,000
Stepping-Stone Ministries Kitchen upgrade$12,947
Tauranga Motorcycle ClubIrrigation system$45,000
Tauranga Squash Club Building extension$200,000
TECT All Terrain ParkInfrastructure development$300,000
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te MataiShade sail$40,000
Te Puke Cricket ClubPavilion upgrade$19,285
Te Puna SchoolSolar panels$30,000
Otumoetai Eels Rugby League ClubPergola$4,259
Te Puke High SchoolSolar panels$7,874
Paengaroa KindergartenElectrical equipment$15,739
Tauranga Pistol ClubPower connection$4,223
Te Puke Squash ClubVentilation system$30,000

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
Kaupapa Maori Event FundKaupapa Maori Event Fund$20,000
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 Festival$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
BOP Dragon Boat ClubDragon Boat Regatta 2019$1,500
Holy Trinity TaurangaCarols on the Waterfront$1,000
Orchestras Central TrustOpus Concert 2019$1,500
Scholars Baroque Aotearoa IncConcerts 2019$2,000
NZ China Friendship SocietyChinese New Year Festival$5,000
Te Puke A&P ShowA&P Show 2020$1,500
Youth Philharmonic Tauranga2020 concerts$3,000

Catalysts for Change

SociaLink                                                      Community insights lab                                                                                $100,00

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.


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