Taupō District community grants scheme
Council has committed through its Long-term Plan to continue to support our communities in accordance with the new Grants and Partnerships Policy 2021. Council welcomes applications from the Taupō District for Partnership Agreements (see below) and Grant Distributors.
Applications for Partnership Agreements
Community organisations and groups are invited to partner with Council to deliver key outcomes for the Taupō District Communities. Partnership agreements will be for a duration of three years.
These partnerships are for organisations and groups who require more than $5,000 per annum to deliver key outcomes.
Applications closed on July 30 2021. Thank you for all applications received.
Please be aware late applications will not be considered by Council.
Policy, eligibility and criteria
For further information contact Rose Prisk at email@example.com or 07 376 0899.
2018 applications for a partnership agreement
Council considered all applications for a partnership agreement at a special meeting held in July 2018 with the results of applications shown in the table below.
|Name of group||Reason for application||Outcome||Amount approved|
|Age Concern Taupo Inc||For wages for our Field worker and Office Co-ordinator||Declined|
|Anamata CAFE||Youth Development worker||Declined|
|Bike Taupo Advocacy Group Inc||Contribution to Kids Bike Taupo and operational costs||Accepted||$35,000.00|
|Central Plateau REAP||Male Mentoring Programme||Declined|
|Citizens Advice Bureau Taupo Inc||To enable training of our volunteers, payment of rent, maintaining telephones, photo copier and computer, payment of salary , insurances, advertising and stationary||Declined|
|English language Partners Taupo||Contribution towards the operational costs of English Language Partners Taupo||Declined|
|Greening Taupo||Contribution towards the operational costs of Greening Taupo||Accepted||$30,000.00|
|Kinloch Community Association||Environmental projects||Declined|
|Lake Taupo Charitable Trust||Forest Management Programme||Declined|
|Lake Taupo Sports Advisory Council Incorporated||Contribution towards the administration costs of Sports Services||Accepted||$26,628.00|
|Lakes & Waterways Action Group Trust||Contribution towards the administration costs of Lakes & Waterways Action Group||Accepted||$7,500.00|
|Life Education Trust Central Plateau||Contribution towards delivering health education programmes to schools throughout the Central Plateau||Declined|
|Mangakino Central Charitable Trust||To buildup and upgrade the Mangakino Central Community FitGym facility||Accepted||$5,000.00|
|Mangakino Community Agency||Contribution towards the Coordination costs of Mangakino Community Agency||Declined|
|Pouakani Marae Trust||To promote Health, Social, Cultural, Spiritual, Economic Welfare, Education and The General Wellbeing of the Beneficiaries||Declined|
|Pregnancy Help INC. Taupo||Contribution towards the Coordination costs of Pregnancy Help||Declined|
|Rangitaiki Community and School Association||Maintenance and upkeep of hall for community use||Accepted||$8,000.00|
|Safe Turangi||Contribution towards the Coordination costs of Safe Turangi||Accepted||$15,000.00|
|Sport Waikato||Cost of District Coordinator||Accepted||$77,872.00|
|Taupo Budget Advisory Service Inc||Contribution towards the operational costs of Taupo Budget Advisory Service||Declined|
|Taupo Community Food Bank||Contribution towards the operational costs of Taupo Community Foodbank||Declined|
|Taupo Community Patrol||Contribution towards the operational costs of the Taupo Community Patrol||Declined|
|Taupo Council of Social Services||Coordination and collaboration od TCOSS||Declined|
|Taupo Neighbourhood Support Incorporated Society||Declined|
|Taupo Pathways for Youth Employment||Contribution towards the operational costs of Taupo Pathways for Youth Employment||Accepted||$10,000.00|
|Taupo School of Music||Accepted||$20,000.00|
|Taupo Women's Refuge||For support, advocate, educate, house and give safety plans to Women and children suffering the effects of Family Violence||Declined|
|Tongariro National Trout Centre Society Incorporated||"Project Volunteers"||Accepted||$15,000.00|
|Turangi Rangatahi Hub Charitable Trust||Contribution towards the operational costs of the Turangi Rangatahi Hub||Accepted||$10,000.00|
|Turangi Tongariro Sports Foundation Inc.||Contribution towards the administration costs and programmes of Turangi Tongariro Sports Foundation||Declined|
|Waikato River Trails Trust||Contribution towards the operational costs of the Waikato River Trail||Accepted||$25,000.00|
|Waiora Community Trust||Contribution towards the coordination and operation of Waiora House||Accepted||$55,000.00|