Media Releases

$1.8m grant awarded to Central Otago Queenstown Trail Network

  • 01-Oct-18
  • News Media Release

Our latest round of grants can be viewed here

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Trust investment portfolio reaches 30 year high

  • 05-Sep-18
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust has reflected on another positive year at its 30th Annual Public Meeting held in Dunedin last week.

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Funding Awarded to Archibald Baxter Peace Memorial

  • 01-Aug-18
  • News Media Release

The Archibald Baxter Memorial Trust has received a significant boost from the latest round of grants.

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Regional Sports Grants Announced

  • 25-Jun-18
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust approved over $960,000 to Otago regional sporting bodies at its recent board meeting held in Balclutha last Tuesday.

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Demand for Funding Remains High as Trust approves over $3.4M

  • 01-Jun-18
  • Media Release

Trust announces one of the largest funding rounds of recent times.

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Grant secured for Roys Peak communication facility

  • 09-Apr-18
  • Media Release

$66,500 grant secured for Roys Peak communication facility

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$125,000 for First Church Spire Restoration

  • 14-Dec-17
  • News Media Release

The First Church has received a funding boost of $125,000 from the Otago Community Trust. The donation will assist with the major restoration project currently being undertaken on the church spire. First Church announced last week that it would start a public appeal to fund the $600,000 refurbishment of the towering 56.4m spire after much more restoration work was found to be required due to the Church’s Category 1 Heritage New Zealand classification.

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Trust provides $2.6M pre-Christmas boost to Otago community groups

  • 08-Dec-17
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust has wrapped up its funding for 2017 with over $2.6 million in donations approved for Otago community groups.

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Funding boost for Hawea Flat Link Track

  • 01-Nov-17
  • News Media Release

The Upper Clutha Tracks Trust (UCTT) has received a funding boost from the latest round of donations from the Otago Community Trust. A $30,000 donation was awarded to the UCTT to support the development of the Hawea Flat Link Track. UCTT treasurer John Wellington said it has long been the desire of the Hawea Flat Community to be able to get to Albert Town more directly along the route of the closed Newcastle Road.

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Funding Boost for Green Island Community

  • 03-Oct-17
  • News Media Release

The Greater Green Island Community has received a significant boost from the latest round of donations from the Otago Community Trust.

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