TECT congratulates the following organisations who have received funding in the current 2020/21 year:

Community Development

Operating costs

Diabetes NZ Tauranga BranchOperating costs                                                                          $10,000
EmpowermentNZOperating costs$40,000
Impact Hub WaikatoOpen Challenge Accelerator $37,500
Katch KatikatiOperating costs$30,000
Mockingbird NZOperating costs$25,000
Parkinson’s NZOperating costs$20,000
Shakti Ethnic Women's SupportOperating costs$40,000
Tauranga Budget Advisory ServiceOperating costs$52,832
EnvirohubOperating costs$40,000
Tauranga Living Without ViolenceOperating costs$30,000
Tauranga Riding for the DisabledOperating costs$140,000
Tauranga Women's RefugeOperating costs$45,000
BOP Youth Development TrustOperating costs$20,000
Coastguard Eastern RegionOperating costs$65,609
Families Achieving BalanceOperating costs$25,000
Get Smart Tauranga TrustOperating costs$25,000
Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust Operating costs$15,450
Life Education Trust WBOPOperating costs$17,500
Lifezone ChurchSound system$50,000
Parent to Parent Coastal BOPOperating costs$9,000
PiPs Inc.Gardening programme and equipment$15,000
Pregnancy ChoiceOperating costs$25,000
Priority OneInstep programme$30,000
Te Ranga SchoolKitchen appliances$3,592
BOP Multiple SclerosisOperating costs$14,000
Cancer Society of NZ – Waikato/BOPOperating costs$35,000
Argos GymnasticAir conditioning $37,000
Bay of Plenty Therapy FoundationOperating costs$25,000
Brain Injured Children TrustOperating costs$6,000
Garden to Table TrustOperating costs$10,000
Merivale Community CentreOperating costs$40,000
Tauranga Moana Outrigger & Canoe ClubTrailer$10,600
Te Aranui Youth TrustOperating costs$15,000
Venture Centre Charitable TrustOperating costs$40,000
Greerton Bible ChurchICT Equipment$4,918
Impact Gymsport Academy Inc.Heating system$12,898
Papamoa Coast KindergartenICT Equipment$4,870
Pirirakau Hauora Charitable TrustEquipment$4,269
StarJam Charitable TrustOperating costs$4,800
STEM Wana Trust2020 STEM initiatives $35,000
The Girl Guides Association of NZOperating costs$10,000
The Tomorrow Project IncOperating costs$2,500
Victim Support – TaurangaOperating costs$20,000
BOP Badminton AssociationOperating costs$10,000
Homes of Hope Charitable TrustOperating costs$100,000
Omokoroa Sports and Recreation SocietyFitout costs$52,172
The Salvation Army NZ TrustOperating costs$40,000
Welcome Bay Community CentreOperating costs$20,000
Youth Encounter MinistriesOperating costs$30,000
BOP Cricket AssociationMarquee and Trailers $5,565
BOP Rugby UnionRippa Rugby programme$20,000
Cool Bananas Youthwork TrustOperating costs$10,000
Katikati Community CentreOperating costs$35,000
Otumoetai Golf Club Inc.Mower$25,841
Otumoetai Te Puna Pony ClubSecurity system$7,558
Pacific Island Community TrustOperating costs$15,889
Papamoa Swimming Club Operating costs$20,000
Rainbow Youth Operating costs$10,000
Surf Life Saving NZ Inc.Operating costs and equipment$57,640
Sustainable Business NetworkOperating costs$10,000
Tai o Fenua KindergartenEquipment upgrades$8,877
Tauranga City AFCGoal posts$20,000
The Duke of Edinburgh AwardsOperating costs$5,000
Youth Search & Rescue TrustOperating costs$35,000
St George's Anglican Church of Gate PaHeat pumps $9,200
Creative Bay of PlentyCreative mini-grants $10,000
Epilepsy NZOperating costs$5,000
Maungaarangi KindergartenICT equipment$5,904
Mt Maunganui Sports ClubEquipment purchases$16,830
Papamoa Toy LibraryOperating costs$5,000
People First NZOperating costs$1,000
Royal NZ PlunketOperating costs$30,000
COLAB Te PukeOperating costs$40,000
Tauranga South Community PatrolNew vehicle $10,000
Tipu Skills for LifeOperating costs$15,000
Triathlon TaurangaYouth development programme$10,000
Waibop FootballOperating costs$14,000
Alzheimer’s TaurangaOperating costs$45,000
Breast Cancer Support ServicesOperating costs$35,000
Gender DynamixOperating costs$10,000
House of Science TaurangaOperating costs$50,000
Life Education TrustOperating costs$17,500
Maketu Taiapure Charitable TrustOperating costs$10,000
Sport BOPGO4it school programme$60,000
The Boys BrigadeOperating costs$22,500
The Scout Association of NZOperating costs$10,000
Volleyball BOPOperating costs$10,000
WBOP Principals Association Sports Events Coordinator $38,000
Wild Whiskers TaurangaOperating costs$4,000
Age Concern TaurangaOperating costs$25,000
Aphasia NZ Charitable TrustOperating costs$7,000
Autism New ZealandOperating costs$5,000
Brave Hearts NZOperating costs$12,000
CCS Disability Action BOPOperating costs$30,000
Complex Chronic Illness SupportOperating costs$26,000
EERSTPaper4Trees Programme$36,000
EnviroKatikati Charitable TrustYouth Navigator$25,000
Evolution Aquatics TaurangaSound system$3,000
Film Bay of PlentyOperating costs$40,000
Grief Support ServicesOperating costs$45,000
Institute of Directors NZNFP governance courses and events$25,000
KeynotesOperating costs$1,000
Male Survivors BOPOperating costs$15,000
NZ Blue Light VenturesDriver navigation programme$25,000
Omanu Beach Surf Lifesaving ClubEquipment$20,000
Parafed BOPOperating costs$15,000
St Peters HouseOperating costs$40,000
Welcoming Communities
Welcoming Communities programme$45,000
Tauranga Community FoodbankOperating costs$40,000
Tauranga Netball AssociationPerformance Pathway Programme$12,000
Te Puna Quarry Park SocietySecurity cameras$5,440
Te Whetu MaraeHeat pump$2,247
The Adastra FoundationYouth scholarships$20,000
The Bright Vision Charitable TrustOperating costs$15,000
The Wish for Fish Charitable TrustOperating costs$30,000
Anxiety New Zealand TrustOperating costs
Maunganui All Day KindergartenICT equipment $4,985
Opeys All Day KindergartenICT equipment & washer-dryer $9,281
Otamarakau KindergartenICT equipment$1,727
Road Safety Education Ltd Operating costs$5,000
Sustainable BOP Charitable TrustOperating costs$10,000
Te Puna Community KindergartenICT equipment
WBOP Neighbourhood SupportOperating costs$10,000
Western Bay Heritage TrustOperating costs$40,000
Bethlehem Community ChurchWater tanks$8,970
Bethlehem Pottery ClubKiln$6,209
EVolocityOperating costs$7,500
Headway Brain Injury AssociationOperating costs$10,000
Otumoetai Football ClubGoal posts$30,150
P.E.T Charitable TrustPersonal care kits$5,000
Tauranga BOP Hearing AssociationOperating costs$9,000
The Stroke Foundation of NZOperating costs$25,000


Community Events

BOP Major Squash Events Inc.           2021 WSF Men's World Teams Squash Championships$100,000        
Runanga Ngai TamawhariuaWhanau Well Day 2020$5,000
ICC Women's Cricket 2021International Cricket Council Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021$50,000
Tauranga Performing Arts Competition SocietyPerforming Arts Festival 2020$10,000
BOP Symphonia2020 concerts$3,500
Taekwon-do Foundation of NZITKD Nationals $3,000
Mount Festival Charitable TrustFestival of Multisport 2021$40,000
One Love CharityDiwali Festival$3,000
Squash BOPNZ School Champs$3,000
Kaupapa Maori Legacy Event FundLocal events delivered by Tangata Whenua (2-year funding)$55,000
Urban Dance Youth TrustYouth Hip Hop Dance Competition $9,157
NZ Country Music Star Awards2020 Country Music Awards$4,000
Olympic Weightlifting NZNational Championships$12,000
BOP Rugby UnionDomain upgrades for Mitre 10 Cup games$5,000
Tauranga Arts Festival Trust2021 Tauranga Arts Festival and 2022 Escape! Readers and Writers Festival $160,000
BOP Mustang Owners ClubCar show$2,000
Hockey NZNHC and National Masters Comps$40,000
Triathlon TaurangaSummer Tri Series$18,000
Volleyball NZBeach Volleyball 2021$20,000
AIMS Games TrustAIMS Games 2021 $120,000
Positive Connection Community TrustMt Zouk Fest 2021 $1,000
Scholars Baroque Aotearoa2021 concerts$2,000
Opus Orchestra Trust2021 concert series$8,000
Parafed BOPFestival of Disability Sport 2021$6,000
Tauranga Jazz SocietyTauranga Jazz Festival 2021$65,000
Creative BOP
Tauranga Tūramarama festival  $45,000
Katikati Community Centre
Festival of Cultures $3,000
Multicultural Tauranga
Multicultural Festival  $6,308
Youth Philharmonic Tauranga
2021 Concerts
Get Kids Active Charitable TrustTough Guy and Gal Challenge$5,000
Indian Ink TrustPlay 'Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream' $3,500
Tauranga Musica2021 concerts$3,500


Community Facilities

Bethlehem Primary School
Playground   $40,000
Christian Education TrustUpgrade Bethlehem College hockey turf$100,000
Holy TrinityHall refurbishment$300,000
Kaimai Outdoor Education CentreEducation centre upgrades                    $32,440
Kopurererua Valley Rotary TrustFloating walkway$141,800
Otumoetai Intermediate SchoolOutdoor canopy$100,000
Te Puke Intermediate SchoolPlayground equipment$40,000
The BOP Sikh Soc NZ TrustTemple upgrade$150,000
Whakamarama Community CentreCentre upgrade$175,000
Omokoroa Community Tennis ClubBooking system and lighting$26,000
Otumoetai PlaycentrePlayground$28,916
Friends of Te Puke Memorial Pool Pool upgrade$33,008
Maungatapu KindergartenWater play area$6,650
Mt Maunganui CollegeMarae redevelopment$150,000
Mt Maunganui Primary SchoolJunior playground$39,610
NZ Deerstalkers AssociationCarpark$44,174
Omokoroa Golf ClubForeshore protection$200,000
Papamoa PlaycentreBuilding renovations$50,000
Pukehina Surf RescueNew surf club$400,000
Tauranga BrassHeat pumps and upgrades$11,552
Tauranga Community Housing TrustHousing project$500,000
Tauranga Hockey AssociationAncillary structures$72,636
Tauranga Special SchoolOutdoor sensory spaces$80,000
Te Rereatukahia MaraeAblution block upgrade$60,674
Tahatai Coast SchoolPlayground equipment$29,000
Oropi Playgroup
Playground upgrade

TOTAL                                                                                        $2,816,960

Catalyst for Change

Otumoetai IntermediateLocal Maori curriculum development$176,640
SociaLinkOperating costs$265,000

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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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