New Grants Portal Open

  • 07-May-18
  • Announcements

We are pleased to advise that our new Grants Portal is now open.

Essentially our process is still the same, however there are a few slight differences.

Further information and handy tips can be found on the website. Please take a few minutes to read this and do let us know if you have any questions - 0800 10 12 40 or email: info@oct.org.nz.

Learn more HERE

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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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Research base at Long Point a step closer with $50,000 grant

  • 28-Feb-18
  • Funding Stories

The Otago Community Trust was pleased to award a $50,000 grant to the Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust in November last year, to help establish a yellow-eyed penguin field research base at Long Point in the Catlins. The yellow-eyed penguin or hoiho is a penguin native to New Zealand. However, this native species is the world's most endangered penguin. Some researchers fear that the hoiho could be marching towards extinction by 2060.

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