News & Media

Event Funding - Reminder applications need to be in 3 months prior to your event

  • 22-Mar-19
  • Announcements

Applications for Events across all sector groups should reach the trust at least three months prior to commencement or opening. Applications received later than three months may not be considered

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Youth a strong focus in Trust’s first round of funding

  • 06-Mar-19
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust have funded over $700,000 to a wide range of community causes in their first funding round for 2019.

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Upcoming Funding Forum's & Workshops

  • 28-Feb-19
  • News Announcements

Our Grants Manager, Sue Stewart will be out and about in a number of areas over the coming weeks as we host and participate in a number of funding forums. 

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Support for Dunedin's young former refugees

  • 12-Feb-19
  • Funding Stories

Former Syrian refugee Fouad Ghanam graduating from the Former Refugee Youth Summer Programme

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St Kevin's College developing future Black Caps

  • 31-Jan-19
  • Funding Stories

Check out what a difference the newly upgraded turf and cricket nets are making at St Kevin's College, Oamaru.

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30 years on trust makes worthy things happen

  • 17-Dec-18
  • Funding Stories

It is the end of an era for the Otago Community Trust, as grants manager Carol Melville steps down after 30 years with the trust. 

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Rural communities welcome funding support

  • 06-Dec-18
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust have funded over $600,000 in support of a wide range of community causes in their final funding round for 2018.

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Learning Impact Fund hits $1M

  • 04-Dec-18
  • News Media Release
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Funding boost for Palmerston Bike Park

  • 08-Nov-18
  • Media Release

A $20,000 grant was awarded to support the development of a sealed cycle track adjacent to the existing skate park in Palmerston.

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Lawrence-Waitahuna Presbyterian Church Extension Complete

  • 14-Oct-18
  • Funding Stories

The opening of the refurbished Lawrence-Waitahuna Church building took place mid October, a number of staff and trustees took the opportunity to attend the opening and were suitably impressed with the new building extension.

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