2020 Grants

Organisation NameProject TitleAmountCategory Total2020 Total
General Grants    
CCS Disability Action Whanganui IncorporatedDisability Support - operating expenses$6,000  
Turakina Caledonia Society IncOperating expenses for the 157th Turakina Highland Games$7,550  
Turakina Primary SchoolRide on lawn mower and small tow trailer$6,521  
Age Concern Whanganui IncTo continue to provide services for older people$6,000  
Alzheimers WhanganuiOperating and administration expenses$5,000  
Marton Junction School50 chrome books for the junior school$10,000  
South Makirikiri SchoolRide on lawn mower replacement$10,000  
Rotary Club of Marton Charitable Trust – Irlen TrustMaking 'Recovery from Irlen Syndrome Accessible for all'$10,000  
Brain Injury Association Whanganui IncorporatedBrain Injury Liaison Officer Service$16,000  
Wanganui Group Of The Riding For The Disabled Association IncorporatedTo enable four Disabled riders from Rangitikei to attend RDA$8,800  
Bulls Toy Library IncorporatedNew toys$4,918  
Rangitikei Toy LibraryReplacement toys and signage$3,976  
Camp Quality NZKids with Cancer Having Fun'$5,000  
People First New Zealand Inc. - Ngā Tāngata TuatahiOperating expenses - wages, travel, rent, kai, communication$3,000  
Marton Country Music FestivalHireage costs for mobile stage setup and marquees$5,000  
Hunterville Huntaway FestivalEquipment for race obstacles, shirts for competitors, new tech equipment$15,000  
Arohanui Hospice Service TrustEquipment - 4 Subcut Pumps$9,780  
Living hope Church Christian Family. Charity name: Marton Assembly Of God Property Trust BoardTo complete the exterior painting of Church buildings and roof$8,000  
Marton and District Pipe Band and Scottish SocietyUpgrade /maintenance of uniforms, instruments and Scottish Hall$5,000  
NZ Council of Victim Support Groups IncorporatedRangitikei Volunteer Support Programme - operational funding$5,000  
Hunterville SchoolSunshades for protection for the students$8,000  
Impact Grants    
Wanganui Area Neighbourhood Support Groups IncPart funding of salaries for two part-time staff$5,057  
Taihape Older & BolderTravel expenses for supporting the seniors$5,000  
Manawatu Multiple Sclerosis Society t/a MS Central DistrictsField Worker  - wages$10,000  
Cancer Society of NZ Whanganui Rangitikei Waimarino Centre Inc.To cover the cost of salary for Supportive Care Coordinator$5,000  
The Parkinson’s New Zealand Charitable TrustTo provide a Parkinson's Nurse Service in Rangitikei$5,000  
Arthritis New Zealand (Kaiponapona AotearoaDelivery of arthritis information and education advice to  Rangitikei District$5,000  
Marton and Districts Budget Service IncStaff wages, IRD, ACC, reimbursements and operating expenses$20,000  
Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New ZealandSupport for patients with blood cancer in the Rangitikei$5,000  
Project Marton IncorporatedOperating costs and salaries$10,000  
St Andrews Presbyterian Church MartonSalary and operating expenses for youth work$40,000  
Jigsaw Charity name: Family Support Services Whanganui TrustIntensive home-based therapeutic social work for families and whanau$15,000  
Counselling Centre (Marton) IncSalary cost of Counsellors$30,000  
Cystic Fibrosis Association of NZSalary for Central Family Support Fieldworker$5,400  
Bulls and District Community TrustTo provide three community events and a monthly newsletter$10,000  
Youthline Central North Island IncorporatedYouth Mental Health Well-Being Programmes, facilitator Chat Van costs$10,000  
The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the BlindOutreach services in Rangitikei$10,000  
Hospice WhanganuiSocial Worker wages, supporting Rangitikei terminally ill patients and families$10,000  
NZ Spinal TrustCommunity Peer and Whānau Support (CPWS) – establishment programme (regions)$12,120  
Marton & Surrounds ICT Hub Charitable TrustOperating expenses incl Administrator for volunteers and fundraising$10,000  
Marton SchoolUpgrade of Adventure Playground Equipment$5,000  
New Zealand Plunket TrustPlunket’s Community Services costs including wages for Rangitikei District$12,000  
Taihape Community Development TrustOrganising and developing Gumboot Day- A&P 2021$13,650  
SPELD NZ IncorporatedIncrease service capacity, geographic reach, raise awareness Specific learning Disabilities$9,500  
Rangitikei District Council - Rangitikei District LibrariesPurchasing books and educational resources, refreshing the Bulls Centre collection$20,000  
Rangitikei Anglican Parish - Marton Churches Food PantryFood pantry upgrade$24,847  
Community Grants    
Marton Development Group Incorporated SocietyRedevelopment of the Marton Memorial Hall Playground$50,000  
Friends of Taihape Charitable Societyupgrade the bush track to DoC safety and user standards$72,702  
Anglican Diocese of Wellington - Parish of the RangitikeiCapital works: maintain and upgrade property to enhance community services.$50,000  
Ratana Orakeinui Trust IncRedevelopment whanau space with playground, basketball court and BBQ area$50,000  
The Order of St John - Taihape AreaNew Ambulance Station$100,000  
Halls Grants    
St Francis Indoor Bowling Club HallRepair external stairs to mezzanine floor$3,895  
Whangaehu Community HallFinish kitchen upgrade$16,586  
Taihape Anglican Parish - Anglican Dioceses WellingtonRepair and paint Hall roof$9,200  
 Total grants awarded in 2020  $818,502