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She Moves. She Leads. We Win is being held in Wellington next month. Speakers including Melodie Robinson, Sarah Cowely and Professor Sarah Leberman will be sharing their thoughts and experiences under the themes of Wellbeing, Careers, Leadership and Community. Anyone who is invested in women and girl's participation in sport and recreation (from the playing field to the boardroom) is encouraged to join. Follow the link for more information.

Want to try something new or keen to test your balancing skills? Gibbons Slacklines need 1,000 pairs of feet to take on the Global City Slackline Challenge in Porirua on the 19th of October! Porirua is the only city in the southern hemisphere invited to participate in the challenge issued by Gibbon Slacklines. Each entrant needs to balance on a slackline for 10 seconds to enter. The challenge takes place in the city centre Cobham Court between 4.00-8.30pm on 19 October. The challenge is open to all ages. Entrants will be entertained by Whitireia DJs. The SlackCity Porirua team will provide the slacklines on the day and each successful entry will be added to the total. In the meantime, people can get some practice at the Porirua City Council Slackline Park at Ngāti Toa Domain, the first one to be built in New Zealand. For more information about this event check out the SlackCity Porirua facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/slackcityporirua/ For more information about this worldwide challenge check out the Gibbons Slacklines website: https://www.gibbon-slacklines.com/en/news/global-city-balance-challenge-2017-2/

Does your child love riding their bike? BMX could be the perfect sport for them to try this summer! Get in touch with one of these local clubs for more information: Capital BMX - Hutt Valley Thunderbolts BMX Club - Kapiti BMX club - Wainuiomata BMX

Board Intern position available In partnership with Sport New Zealand, Sport Wellington is offering a twelve-month Board Intern position. Essential requirements are a love of sport, a desire to make a real difference to your community, and experience or an interest in governance. Follow the link for more information: www.sportwellington.org.nz/vacancies/opening/206

Are you a Touch coach looking to develop your coaching skills? Wellington Touch Association and Touch New Zealand are delivering a Foundation Level 1 Practical Coaching course on October 20 at Pelorus Trust Sports House in Lower Hutt. Find more info and register at www.touchcoachconnect.co.nz

Did you know that we have 7 Surf Life Saving clubs in the greater Wellington region? Along with being a sport in its own right, Surf Life Saving is a great chance for kids to learn about beach safety and build confidence in and around the water. Find more information within Sport New Zealand's latest post on summer sports for kids aged 5-8.

Did you know that we have 7 Surf Life Saving clubs in the greater Wellington region? Read up on how kids can get in… https://t.co/mizBtFZ9MC

Expressions of interest for the 2018 Wellington City Council Talent Development Programme are now open. Funding is available to sporting bodies or individuals within your organisation to provide support for aspects of your talent development programme. Expressions of interest forms are available from the Sport Wellington Website www.sportwellington.org.nz/application-forms-and-samples/ Applications close on October 20th. Contact Mark Watson – Performance Hub Senior Advisor: markw@sportwellington.org.nz with any questions.

The new Hydrotherapy pool at Huia Pool in Lower Hutt provided our Healthy Lifestyles team with an exciting opportunity to get the residents enrolled in the Green Prescription (GRx) programme to make the most of it! A group of over 40 people came together to do weekly aqua aerobic classes in the new pool and learnt some interesting facts about nutrition, including portion control and mindful eating. It's important to be aware and mindful of your eating by tuning into feelings of being full or hungry, learn about keeping in touch with your hunger and fullness signals here: http://www.sportwellington.org.nz/assets/Healthy-Lifestyles/Newsletters/August-support-letter-2017.pdf

Keep an eye out for Sport New Zealand's upcoming series of articles exploring summer sports for 5-8 year olds. The first edition highlights T-Ball and includes a brief overview of the sport, what gear is required and information on how to get involved.

@SportNZ are highlighting summer sports for kids 5-8 and how to get involved - check out the first installment: T-B… https://t.co/AbGwF9lE0n

Get involved with the first ever BrainStorm 2017 Conference held in Hawkes Bay in November! The conference offers the opportunity to get together with clinicians, consumers and researchers working in the field of Concussion Management from New Zealand and beyond. Registration is available at: www.genevabrainstorm.com

Show some love for the awesome volunteers that make sport happen! Nominate a volunteer and they could win an all-expenses-paid trip to see the Vantage Black Sticks at the Hockey World League Final!

We're recruiting for two roles to join the Cigna Round the Bays event team at Sport Wellington! One is an Event Coordinator role responsible for managing the volunteer programme - the other is a Marketing Coordinator. Follow the link for more information. www.wellingtonroundthebays.co.nz/vacancies

Our friends at Les Mills Extreme are aiming to raise $10,000 for Lifeline Aotearoa at their TR1BUTE event tonight! The event is open to anyone, and teams are welcome. Workout for an awesome cause - tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/tr1bute-2017-grit-games-tickets-35616254175

 

This information is specific to Wairarapa with the bulk of the information on the funding advice page.

Funds for the provision and support of community sport in the Wairarapa fall into three categories 1) Local Trusts, 2) Council development funds 3) Gaming trusts. It needs noting that specific areas are served by specific gaming trusts, as qualified by the presence of each trusts machines in that area.

The Sport New Zealand directory of potential funding sources is a great resource to search for different approaches to funding specific projects. 


1. Local trusts

EASTERN & CENTRAL COMMUNITY TRUST

The Eastern & Central Community Trust is an independent, charitable trust, and is open and accountable to it's community. The Trust regularly donates money to community groups within its area; donations amount to around $5 million per annum. The aim is to help these groups achieve the things they believe will make their communities a better place for all who live there. Donations are for charitable, cultural, philanthropic and recreational projects or services. If a community group identifies a special need and shows a commitment to helping itself, it will receive consideration.

ROBERT ALGIE MEMORIAL SPORTS TRUST INC

The Robert Algie Memorial Sports Trust Incorporated became established in 1990, two years after the talented young sportsman died. The Trust has as its goal the promotion and support of sporting activity for people under the age of 20 years in the Wairarapa Region.                       download application form here.

GREYTOWN TRUST LANDS

Greytown Trust Lands is a non-profit organisation governed by an Act of Parliament. The Trust has it's origins in the Small Farms Settlement Association, set up in 1853 to provide land either by sale or lease  to new residents to buy houses, but now manages and owns property on a commercial basis, with all profits being made available to the community. While most properties are situated in Greytown the trust owns property in other Wairarapa towns, Napier and Wanganui.
As from April 2015 there will be TWO major funding rounds - September & March. Applications will still be accepted on a monthly basis for urgent grants to be considered at the monthly Trust Board meetings. Please note it is at the Trustees discretion to determine what they consider to be a grant for holding over for the September and March rounds.  
For more information, eligibility criteria and online application form, please click here. Applications can also be picked up at the Greytown Trust Lands office, 124 Main St, Greytown.  

Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT)

MTLT is a unique community-owned property trust that supports education, arts and culture, and community initiatives in Masterton.  Established in 1872 to own and manage surplus land not sold to Masterton’s working class settlers, MTLT owns a large portfolio of commercial land and buildings in the town.  Income from property rentals is returned to Masterton people in the form of grants for educational, cultural and community activities.  Grants are available to educational institutions, community organisations and individuals who live or operate within the MTLT district. Education is the main focus of the grants programme with assistance provided at early childhood, primary, intermediate, secondary and tertiary levels.  Other grants are provided for arts and culture and to non-profit community groups. Read more here  www.mtlt.org.nz


2. Council development funds

 

SOUTH WAIRARAPA DISTRICT COUNCILS - COMMUNITY BOARD GRANTS

The Community Boards consider grant applications at their 6-weekly meetings. The criteria for each board is slightly different but the maximum grant that can be applied for is the same at $500 per application. To view the SWDC grants page on their website click here

 

Applications will be considered at the next available community board meeting after submission.


3. Gaming trusts

PRIME COMMUNITY TRUST

If you are a non-profit, community based sports club, cultural group, charitable trust, incorporated society or similar organisation, that is based in the Wairarapa or benefits Wairarapa resident, you may qualify for funding. Click here to view the funding criteria.

TRUST HOUSE

Trust House are a community owned enterprise dedicated to returning support to their communities. Read more here 

Trust house Funder and Sponsor to Wairarapa Secondary School Sports Award 2015.  Read more here 


Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund for Junior Sports

Sports Clubs and schools are invited to apply for grants to subsidise travel costs to enable their junior teams aged 5-19 years to participate in local sport competitions.  Funding is not available for regional or national events or sports competitions undertaken in school time. Sports clubs or schools are required to apply to their respective Councils.

CARTERTON DISTRICT COUNCIL

 

Applications for the 2015/2016 Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund have now closedFor more information please contact Sandra Hayes on (06) 3794030 or email sandra.hayes@cdc.govt.nz

SOUTH WAIRARAPA DISTRICT COUNCIL

 

Applications for the 2015/2016 Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund have now closed. For more information please contact Suzanne Clark (06) 3069611 or email the grant administrator


Gaming Trusts in Wairarapa - as at November 2016

THE LION FOUNDATION is one of New Zealand's oldest and most respected Charitable Trusts. Since 1988 they have returned over $750 million back to the community, supporting thousands of good causes all around New Zealand. To find out more click here.

TRUST HOUSE is a community owned enterprise dedicated to returning support to our community. Every year they grant funding to hundreds of initiatives that make living in our communities more social, more interesting, healthier and safer. To find out more information click here.

PELORUS TRUST is a charitable trust based in Lower Hutt which raises funds for charitable, philanthropic and sporting purposes through the operation of gaming machines. To find out more information click here.

PRIME COMMUNITY TRUST is a charitable trust that was formed for the pimary purpose of promoting and developing amateur sport in South Wairarapa. To find out more information click here.

FIRST SOVEREIGN TRUST LIMITED is a holder of a Class 4 Operators licence. It was established in March 2011 with a primary focus to raise and distribute grants (net proceeds) to the racing industry and community throughout New Zealand. To find out more information click here.

INFINITY FOUNDATION provides funding across New Zealand to worthy community organisations with grants to sport, education, health, welfare and the arts. They do not fund individual sports people. For more information click here.

NEW ZEALAND RACING BOARD is a Class 4 Operator that mainly applies net proceeds for it's own Racing Authorised Purposes, either itself or through the codes (as defined in the Facing Act 2003). NZRB has determined that up to 20% of it's net proceeds shall be distributed to it's Sport's Authorised Purposes. To find out more information click here.

Sponsorship Guide -  click here

Funding Guide - click here


 

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