Time to shine, time to take stock, time to shape our future

  • 04-Aug-20
  • News Announcements
Results are now ready Otago: findings from tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector COVID-19 impact survey.
 
Otago Community Trust encouraged a wide number of our Otago community groups to participate in this survey. Across the country there was a tremendous response rate.
 

This report details the findings of a survey of Aotearoa New Zealand’s tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector in May-June 2020 on the impacts of COVID-19 (as recorded in Levels 2 and 1 of lockdown).

The research is a partnership between the Centre for Social Impact, Hui E! Community Aotearoa, Philanthropy New Zealand, and Volunteering New Zealand.

Common threads are emerging in experiences being reported across the sector, in the desire to harness the power and potential of what was activated during lockdown, and in the will and enthusiasm to reshape the future alongside central and local government, philanthropy and the business sectors.

We will now be encouraging discussion and debate around next steps. We will be discussing the report findings within our networks, making recommendations for action and working with key influencers to achieve positive change.

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Christmas Office Closure Dates

  • 01-Dec-20
  • News Announcements

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Trusts Act

The Trusts Act 2019: Implications for trustees of charitable trusts and Not For Profits

  • 19-Nov-20
  • News Announcements

Professor Jessica Palmer and Stephanie Pettigrew explain the implications of the Trusts Act 2019 which comes in to effect on 31 January 2021.

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Innovative Maori, Pasifika funds now open

  • 09-Nov-20
  • News Funding Stories

The Dunedin City Council and Otago Community Trust have established two ‘‘innovative’’ new funds that will benefit Maori and Pasifika communities in Ōtepoti/Dunedin post-Covid.

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Sports Turf

Funding boost for Waitaki Boys artificial turf

  • 04-Nov-20
  • News Media Release

The new multipurpose all-weather turf at Waitaki Boys High School in Oamaru received a substantial funding boost from the latest round of grants from the Otago Community Trust.

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Imaginative hospital initiatives from pupils

  • 23-Oct-20
  • News Funding Stories

The students of the Hills Cluster schools were excited to show off their Dunedin Hospital rebuild ideas in late October at the Dunedin Community Gallery. The gallery was a buzz with AR & VR solutions, apps, robotics, health & wellbeing solutions, room design ideas and much more.

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