TECT congratulates the following organisations who have received funding in the current 2021/22 year:

Community Development

Brookfield KindergartenHeat pumps                                                                               $2,700          
EnvirohubOperating costs$50,000
Katch KatikatiOperating costs$40,000
Katikati Open Air-ArtOperating costs$12,000
Matua KindergartenElectrical equipment$1,725
Parkinsons SocietyOperating costs$20,000
Sailability Tauranga Charitable TrustEquipment purchases$14,000
SPELD NZ – TaurangaOperating costs$10,000
Taonga Tauranga Heritage BOPHeritage Symposium$3,000
Te Puke Community Menz ShedOperating costs$2,000
Waipuna HospiceOperating costs$495,000
Welcome Bay KindergartenICT equipment$2,585
Big Buddy Mentoring TrustOperating costs $9,660 
Blue Rovers Football ClubPortable goals$15,000
Diabetes NZ Tauranga BranchOperating costs$11,500
Life a Plenty Charitable TrustOperating costs$15,000
Life Education TrustOperating costs$23,000
Mockingbird Charitable TrustOperating costs$30,000
Parent to Parent Coastal BOPOperating costs$10,000
Recreate NZOperating costs$12,000
Tauranga Living without ViolenceOperating costs$40,000
YWAM Ships AotearoaOperating costs$27,000
Bay of Plenty Multiple SclerosisOperating costs$23,000
Coastguard New ZealandOperating costs$55,000
Good Neighbour Aotearoa TrustOperating costs$65,000
Tauranga City Elim Church TrustAudio visual equipment$54,037
Bay of Plenty Therapy FoundationOperating costs$34,000
Get Smart Tauranga TrustOperating costs$30,000
Graeme Dingle Foundation WBOPKiwi Can and Project K$115,000
Greerton Bible ChurchAudio, visual and ICT equipment$4,730
PiPSOperating costs$20,000
Priority OneInstep programme$40,000
Squash Bay of PlentyOperating costs$15,000
StarJam Charitable TrustOperating costs$6,000
Tauranga Bridge ClubAir conditioning $35,000
Te Aranui Youth TrustOperating costs$23,000
The Daily Charitable TrustOperating costs$50,000
ARGOS Gymnastics ClubEquipment$10,373
Homes of HopeOperating costs$100,000
Sport Bay of PlentyHealthy Active Learning Programme (3-year funding)$364,136
Tauranga Yacht & Power Boat ClubSound system$19,535
AARC TrustOperating costs - 2 years $7,800
Bay Conservation AllianceOperating costs - 2 years$127,500
BOP SymphoniaStage extension$8,744
Friends of the BladeOperating costs - 2 years$6,800
Maketu Ongatoro Wetland SocietyOperating costs - 2 years$85,000
Ohauiti Settlers AssociationHeat pumps and security system$6,556
Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust Operating costs - 2 years$30,720
Project ParoreOperating costs - 2 years$51,000
St Peters in the City Presbyterian ChurchElectrical equipment$9,000
Te Whakakaha TrustOperating costs - 2 years and equipment purchases$9,060
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International AwardOperating costs$5,000
Volleyball NZEquipment$5,750
Western Bay Wildlife TrustOperating costs - 2 years$24,000
Youth Encounter Ministries TrustOperating costs and equipment$44,780
BOP Youth Development TrustOperating costs$40,000
Brain Injured Children TrustOperating costs$8,000
Cancer Society Waikato/BOPOperating costs$35,000
EmpowermentNZOperating costs$50,000
Epilepsy Association of NZOperating costs$5,000
He Kaupapa Kotahitanga Trust TaurangaOperating costs$50,000
Katikati Community CentreOperating costs$50,000
Mt Maunganui Baptist ChurchHeat pumps and computers$5,799
Pregnancy ChoiceOperating costs$25,000
Tauranga Art Gallery Trust Public art programmes$80,000
Te Tuhi Mareikura TrustProgramme costs$40,000
Te Puke Events & PromotionsOperating costs$20,000
The Adastra FoundationYouth scholarships$24,000
The Incubator Creative Hub Operating costs$80,000
Triathlon TaurangaYouth development programme$15,000
WaiBOP FootballOperating costs$14,000
YSAR TrustOperating costs$35,000

Community Events

Katikati Open Air-Art                                               Katikati Open-Air Art Festival                              $15,000  
Taekwon-do Foundation NZ  ITKD Nationals$3,000
The Tauranga Community TrustA Night Before Christmas$30,000
One Love CharityDiwali - Holi Festivals$6,500
Squash Bay of PlentyNZ Secondary Schools Squash Teams Champs and F/J Super Champs National Finals   $7,000
Hockey NZNational Masters Tournament$20,000
NZ Garden and Artfest TrustGarden and Arts Festival 2022$100,000
Olympic Weightlifting NZNational Championships$15,000
STEM Wana TrustSTEM Festival$40,000
Tauranga Jazz SocietyJazz Festival 2022$80,000
Tauranga Musical TheatreLes Miserables$10,000
Waihi Beach Community Events & Promotions Anzac Day Summer Kick Off$3,000
BOP Symphonia2021 concerts$3,654
NZ Country Music Star Awards2021 Country Music Awards$3,000
Volleyball NZBeach Volleyball 2022$20,000
Triathlon TaurangaSummer triathlon series$13,500

Community Facilities

Te Puke PlaycentreBuilding extensions                                                                                 $4,000
Te Puke Repertory SocietyBuilding renovations                                      $10,000
Albion Cricket Club Tauranga Practice net upgrade $32,173
BOP Coast Rowing Pontoon project $150,000
Bowls Tauranga South Artificial turf $100,000
Greerton Marist Recreation & Sports Club Club redevelopment $200,000
Judea Rugby Club Field lighting  $75,000 
Katikati Rugby & Sports Club Lighting $75,000
Omanu Golf Club Storage shed $80,000
Otumoetai Primary School Playground equipment $32,198
Otumoetai Tennis Club Clubhouse renovations $80,000
Tauranga Boys College Multipurpose Sports Facility $150,000
Tauranga Central Baptist Church  Building upgrades $300,000
Greerton Village SchoolPlayground$25,000
Otumoetai PlaycentreKitchen upgrade$10,000
Tauranga Squash Rackets ClubBuilding extensions$30,000
BOP Youth Development TrustBuilding fitout$250,000
Bowentown Boating & Sportfishing ClubOutside decking$92,608
Gate Pa SchoolJunior playground$40,000
Greerton Cricket ClubCricket nets$34,845
Kaimai Outdoor CentreBuilding upgrades$45,500
Katikati CollegeAstro-turf$100,000
Kutaroa Marae Reserve Charitable TrustMarae rebuild$152,400
Mt Maunganui Tennis ClubCourt resurface and fencing$40,000
Otamarakau SchoolShade sail$75,000
Omokoroa Bowling ClubArtificial turf$100,000
Oropi SchoolSenior playground$25,526
Papamoa Tennis ClubCourt lighting$150,000
Tauranga Netball CentreLighting$51,803
Te Puna SchoolCycle track$27,179
Waihi Beach Community Development Charitable TrustShed construction$31,750

Catalyst for Change

Kainga Tupu                                           Kāinga Tupu: Growing Homes Strategy                                $30,000    
SociaLinkCommunity Insights Lab$120,000

Projects of Regional Significance

Omanu Beach Charitable Trust            New surf rescue base                                                   $500,000   
Whare Manaakitia Trust New facility $300,000
Bay Oval TrustStage 3 Oval development$224,256
Wai Kokopu Incorporated SocietyWai Kokopu project$1,200,000

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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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