The basic approved criteria used in allocating this funding: the Society shall only consider donations to any charitable, philanthropic, cultural, amateur sporting, bona fide youth or educational organisation and any other purpose that is beneficial to any community or any section of it that are based in the provincial area which this Society operates its class 4 gaming machines.
NO grants shall be made to any party which will result in any commercial advantage, either directly or indirectly, to any member site of the Bendigo Valley Sports and Charity Foundation.
Grants must be used for purposes within New Zealand Inland Revenue requirements. Only travel to, and from New Zealand, to an overseas destination can be funded and all applications for overseas travel shall be considered very carefully.
Any complaints regarding distribution of proceeds are reviewed by the Society or may be refered to:
The Secretary, Department of Internal Affairs, PO Box 805, Wellington
It is strongly recommended that all applicants very carefully peruse the requirements listed on our applications and thoroughly check their compliance.
The number of applications that cannot be considered or have to be returned is increasing as only correctly completed applications can be considered. This may have a detrimental effect on your funding application.