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2018/19 Community Investment Fund Grant Recipients

2018/19 Community Investment Fund Grant Recipients

Group Name Purpose Amount Allocated
Adult Learning Support Nelson Incorporated Funding for a Parenting, Literacy and Life Skills course to help new mothers be the best parent they can be. $2,000
Age Concern Nelson Tasman Incorporated Tea & Tech is an intergenerational project that matches older people with a young volunteer (aged 15 to 22) to help them digitally upskill and enjoy connection and conversations. $2,000
All Saints Anglican Church, Nelson Purchase of replacement kitchen equipment along with new storage containers for dry goods in the recently upgraded Loaves and Fishes pantry. $1,000
Alzheimers Society Nelson Inc. As part of its wide range of support, information, advice and advocacy services, Alzheimers Nelson facilitates one Alz Cafe (Social Group) on a monthly basis for 11 months per year (excluding January) for people living with dementia and their care partners in the Nelson region. $2,000
Empowerment Trust (previously Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower Trust) To provide three Early Childhood Centres with our Kidpower for Young Children Programme and Resource Kit. $2,000
Epilepsy Association of New Zealand For client support and community awareness programme. $2,000
Health Action Trust (Nelson) - COMPASS Peer Support & Advocacy service To help with costs for running the Peer Support group 'The Compass Club' and also cost with running the 0800 Freephone. $2,000
Life Linc Nelson Inc Development of our Power of Listening Course. $2,000
Neighbourhood Support Nelson To promote Neighbours Day Aotearoa, facilitate neighbourhood gatherings, and offer food and equipment hire vouchers as an incentive for neighbourhoods to take part. $1,000
Nelson Community Foodbank Trust Funding is sought to help meet reimbursement of volunteers' motor vehicle fuel costs for delivering food parcels $2,000
Nelson Community Toy Library Replacing old and broken toys and packaging. $1,000
Nelson Tasman Filipino Community Incorporated To promote the health and wellbeing of the community (Filipinos and locals) particularly the seniors or elderly and mums with young kids through Zumba dancing (from Zumba juniors and carers to Zumba gold). $2,000
Nelson Tasman Pasifika Community Trust (Umbrella 2 - Tongan Community) Supporting community and cultural development in the wider Tongan Community. $2,000
Nelson Tasman Pasifika Community Trust (Umbrella 1 - Samoan Community) To support, teach and practice Samoan culture in their community with their children through dance, language lessons and Samoan Fono. $2,000
Nelson Tasman Youth Workers Collective Delivery of development and training opportunities for youth workers, to increase skills and knowledge and promote best practise. $2,000
Nelson Women's Refuge To support the costs of running the Nelson Women's Refuge Safe House, where free safe housing is provided for women and children affected by domestic violence. $2,000
Nelson Women's Support Inc To contribute to life skills and creative workshops for women of all ages and abilities who are on low income. $2,000
Parent to Parent Nelson To support hosting a Renew workshop. $2,000
Perinatal Support Nelson Inc To run the 'Good Grief I'm a Mum' therapy group. $2,000
Safeguarding Children To contribute to Child Protection training which provides the tools & confidence to respond to child abuse & neglect. $2,000
St John Area Committee Nelson. To support the St John Youth programme in Stoke, which focuses on teaching first aid, health care, leadership and life skills to help young members. $1,000
The Brain Injury Association (Nelson) Incorporated Provide a safe environment for social time that allows a chance to create relationships and build towards friendships. $2,000
The Nelson ARK To contribute to Nelson ARK inter-generational and inter-species visits. $2,000
The White House Incorporated To contribute to wages for administration, communications/promotion, fundraising, activity planning support to TWH. $2,000
Victim Support in Nelson (formally known as NZ Council of Victim Support Groups Inc.) For volunteer recruitment, reimbursing expenses, supervision and debriefing, training costs and acknowledgement of volunteers who practically contribute to Nelson being a caring and resilient community. $2,000
Victory Community Centre - (Umbrella - Babyfocus Nelson) To train 15 potential Babyfocus facilitators so that the knowledge of these invaluable parent and infant classes can continue to enrich the Nelson and wider community. $2,000
Volunteer Nelson To compile, collate and publish Community News and Views. $2,000
    $50,000