This Society, pursuant to its licence under the Gambling Act 2003, has distributed net proceeds, for the period 1st January to 30 June 2010 to the organisations listed below. The basic approved criteria used in allocating this funding is: the Society shall make donations to any charitable, philanthropic, cultural, amateur sports, bona fide youth or educational organization to further the objectives of these groups and any other purpose that is beneficial to the community or any section of it. No grants shall be made to any party which will resolve in any commercial advantage, either directly or indirectly, to any member site of the Bendigo Valley Sports and Charity Foundation. The Trustees prioritise funding so that it is allocated fairly based on their impartial assessment of the needs of the applicant and the value to any part of the community. The Trustees must consider prior grants, efforts by the applicants to maximise the use of any funding allocated and the applicant’s efforts to conduct self-motivated fund-raising.

As a result of these criteria the funds have been allocated to:
Community, Arts, Cultural and Educational Organisations: 60.04% Sporting Organisations: 39.96%
The list of organisations who have received funding from 1 January to 30 June 2010 is as follows, those who have not been approved can be found here.

Approved

 

Taieri Golf Club Inc  $2,000.00; The Lions Club of DunedinNorth Charitable Trust $1,000.00; Adards Otago Inc $2,500.00; Bayfield High School $500.00; Crew Otago Rover Scouts $600.00; Otago Girls High School $500.00; Dunedin Community House Trust Inc $300.00; Roslyn Wakari 4th Grade $3,000.00;Eastern Rugby Football Club $2,300.00; Dunedin BMX Club $1,000.00; Eilepsy Assn of NZ Otago Branch $3,000.00; Sacred Heart Youth Group –Lifeteen $500.00; Festival of the Plain $5,000.00; St Clair Surf Lifesaving Club $2,500.00; Green Island Combined Sports Bodies $5,000.00; The Friends of Cathedral Music $500.00; Kelsey Yaralla Kindergarten $1,000.00; Waikouaiti School BOT $2,000.00; Netball Otago Inc $2,500.00; Alhambra RFC $10,000.00; Otago Life Education Community Trust $3,500.00; Brockville Full Primary School $4,000.00; North End Rowing Club Inc $3,000.00; Omakau Ladies Golf Club $1,000.00; Otago Cine Video Club Inc $1,000.00; Burnside Indoor Bowling Club $750.00; Dunedin Ice Hockey Assoc $500.00; Dunedin Poultry Pigeon & Cage Bird Club $500.00; Royal NZ Pipe Band $500.00; Eastern Districts Indoor Bowls Sub Association $1,000.00; Dunedin Pool Association Inc $1,500.00; Green Island Junior AFC $1,000.00; Otago Symphonic Band $2,000.00; Highland Motorsport Inc $2,000.00; Dunedin Ice Hockey Association Inc $500.00; Dunedin Returned Services Choir $2,000.00; Otago University Student Assn Inc $1,000.00; Kaikorai Metropolitan Brass $1,000.00; Pirates Squash Rackets Club $2,000.00; Matakanui Combined RFC $1,000.00; Scouting Otago Coastal Zone $1,000.00; Otago Touch Assoc Inc $1,000.00; Otago Softball Association $3,000.00; Mosgiel Assoc Football Club $8,000.00; Southern Youth Choir Trust $1,000.00; Netball Otago Inc $500.00; St Clair Golf Club $2,000.00; Otago Boys High School $750.00; St Francis Xavier Senior Group $550.00;St Bernadettes Leisure Group $500.00; Taieri Community Facilities Trust $5,000.00; Otago Girls High School $500.00; Otago Swim Coaching Academy $1,000.00; Dunedin Youth Orchestra Inc $2,000.00; East Otago Smallbore Rifle Assn Inc $1,500.00; Otago Presbyterian Girls College BOG $500.00; Otago Girls High School $500.00; Athletics Taieri Children $1,000.00; Ngati Under Sixteen Marching Team $500.00; Otago United Inc $7,500.00; Taieri Golf Club Inc $20,000.00; RNZPS Waikouaiti $1,000.00; Taieri Swimming Club $700.00; Roslyn Wakari AFC $15,000.00; The Otago Golf Club Inc $25,000.00; Taieri Bowling Club $4,000.00; University of Otago Assn Football Club $1,000.00; The Highland & National Dance Develop Soc Inc $500.00; Waikouaiti Trotting Club Inc $1,500.00; Otago Independence Team $1,500.00; Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust $1,000.00; Bayfield High School $500.00; Active Kids Otago $10,000.00; Cycling Otago Inc $2,000.00; Chisholm Park Golf Club $10,000.00; Dunedin Committee of Otago Cricket Assn Inc $20,000.00; Dunedin Branch Pony Club $1,000.00; Otago 12th Grade Soccer Inc Society $500.00; Basketball Otago Inc $45,000.00; Dunedin Rugby Football Club $6,000.00; Dunedin Choral Society $1,000.00; Dunedin Tap Dancing Society $1,500.00; Otago Community Hospice $20,000.00; Football South $7,000.00; Dunedin Horticultral Society Inc $500.00;Girls Brigade Otago Area $1,000.00; Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc $9,000.00; Kings High School $800.00; Lions Club of Port Chalmers & Districts $2,000.00; Logan Park High School $3,000.00; Neptune Swimming Club $1,000.00; Mosgiel AFC – Juniors $2,000.00; NZ Riding for the Disabled $600.00; Northern AFC Dunedin Inc $1,000.00; Otago Children’s Autism Support Group Trust Board Inc $5,000.00; NZ Salmon Anglers Assn Otago Branch $2,000.00; Queens High School $5,000.00; Otago Boxing Assn $3,000.00; Southern Rugby Football Club Inc $8,000.00; Outram Bowling Club Inc $1,000.00; St Brigid's School BOT $1,000.00; Pirates Rugby Football—Schoolboys $1,600.00; St Marys Kaikorai $800.00; East Otago Community Sports & Cultural Centre Trust $1,000.00; The Dunedin Lawn Bowls Stadium Inc $400.00; St Clair Golf Club $4,500.00; The Highland & Dance Development Soc Inc $750.00; Dunedin Mid Winter Celebrations $1,000.00; Autism NZ Inc - Otago Branch $2,500.00; Taieri Dramatic Society Inc $3,000.00; Caversham Primary School $3,000.00; Crescent Football Club Inc $3,000.00: Central Otago District Council $800.00; Otago Blind Indoor Bowling Club Inc $2,000.00; Dunedin Gymnastic Centre $1,500.00; Bradford School BOT $3,000.00; Dunedin Marine Search & Rescue $1,000.00; Taieri Parents Centre $600.00; Dunedin Netball Centre $900.00; RNZPS Otago Area (Inc) - Car Seat Rental Scheme $2,500.00; Halfway Bush Primary School $3,000.00; The Southern Consort of Voices Inc $500.00; KRFC Bishops Court Touch $3,000.00: Waikouaiti Golf Club $2,500.00: Otago Association for the Deaf Children Inc $2,000.00; Abbotsford School BOT $1,800.00; Dunedin Clay Target Club Inc $2,000.00; Balmacewen Intermediate School $4,000.00; Otago Canoe & Kayak Club $2,000.00; Calendian Society of Otago Inc $600.00; Southern Rugby Football Club Inc $3,000.00; Cathsoc $500.00; St Joseph's Cathedral School $6,000.00; Concord School $4,000.00; Taieri Indoor Bowls Sub Association $1,000.00; Otago Children's Autism Support group Trust Board Inc $5,000.00; Warrington Indoor Bowling Club $400.00; Kings High School $3,000.00; Taieri College $1,000.00; Wakari School BOT $4,000.00; Albion Cricket Club Inc $2,000.00; Creative Arts Trust $500.00; Andersons Bay Basketball Club Inc $750.00; Dunedin Ice Skating Club Inc $1,000.00; Andersons Bay Basketball Club Inc $750.00; East Otago Community Sports & Cultural Centre Trust $1,000.00; Cantores Choir (OUSA) $700.00; Fire in Ice Outrigger Canoe Club Inc $1,000.00; Dunedin Bird Club Inc $2,000.00; Footballsouth $7,500.00; Dunedin Underwater Hockey Club $1,000.00; Kaikorai Primary School $3,000.00; Green Island Taekwondo $1,000.00; South Coast Boardriders Assn $3,000.00; Kaikorai Valley College BOT $5,000.00; Kaikorai Valley College BOT $2,000.00; Mosgiel Branch Taieri Pony Club $4,000.00; Netball Otago Inc $1,000.00; North East Valley Cricket Club $1,000.00; Omakau School $2,000.00; St Leonards School $170.00; Portobello School $800.00; The Melrose Singers $250.00; Outram Playcentre $1,500.00; Dunedin Brass Inc $2,000.00; P.O.W.A. Progress of Waitouaiti Area $1,500.00; Netball Otago Inc $500.00; Pipes & Drums of Dunedin Inc $400.00: Waikouaiti Amateur Music & Drama Society Inc $1,500.00; The Healthcare Otago charitable Trust $2,500.00; Taieri College $5,000.00:Pirates Womens Rugby Team $4,000.00; Ardleigh Golf Club $2,000.00; St Clair School BOT $3,000.00; Basketball Otago Inc $2,000.00; Pitcairn Scout Group Committee $1,000.00; Dunedin Stroke Club $1,000.00; Roslyn Wakari AFC Inc $5,000.00; Forbury School BOT $1,500.00; Otago Girls High School $1,000.00; Grey Power Otago $300.00; Roslyn-Maori Hill Playcentre $1,000.00; Kaikorai RFC $1,200.00; Sara Cohen School $1,500.00; The Dundin Rhododendion Festival Trust $1,000.00; Otago United Inc $15,000.00; Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc $900.00; Southern Rugby Football Club Inc $3,000.00; Mosgiel Junior Badmington Club $600.00; Squash Otago Inc $7,000.00; Otago Boys High School $3,000.00; St Hilda's Collegiate School $1,000.00; Dunedin North Intermediate $300.00; St Patricks School BOT $2,500.00; Otago Girls High School $900.00; Taieri Musical Society Inc $3,000.00; The Otago Squash Rackets Club Inc $3,000.00; Otago Boys High School $1,000.00; The Taieri Squash Rackets Club Inc $5,000.00; The Dunedin Lawn Bowls Stadium Inc $2,700.00: University of Otago Rugby $5,000.00; Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust $100,000.00; Volleyball Otago Inc $3,000.00: St Marys Kaikorai Dunedin $800.00: West Taieri Ladies Hockey Club $2,000.00; Taieri High School BOT $500.00; Otago University Alpine Sports Club $2,000.00; Otago Hockey Association Inc $5,000.00; Chisholm Park Golf Club Inc $20,000.00; Taieri High School BOT $500.00; Concord Kindergarten $800.00; Wakari Bowling Club Inc $4,000; Eastern Rugby Football Club $4,000.00; Canteen Otago $4,000.00; Otago Cricket Assoc. Inc $25,000.00; Otago Sychronised Swimming $1,000.00; Green Island School Board of Trustees $2,000.00; Caversham Assn Football Club $1,000.00; Otago University Hockey Club $2,000.00; Dunedin Kart Club Inc $1,000.00; Halfway Bush School $2,000.00; Otago School of Piping & Drumming Inc $2,000.00; Kings High School Charitable Trust $3,000.00; Edmund Rice Camps Inc $1,500.00; Southern Rugby Football Club Inc $2,500.00; Kavanagh College $1,000.00; Musselburgh School $2,000.00; MacAndrew Intermediate School $400.00; NZ Choral Federation Otago Branch $1,000.00; Omakau Golf Club Inc $2,500.00; Opera Otago (Dunedin Opera Co Inc) $2,000.00; Otago Festival of the Arts Trust $2,000.00; Otago Community Hospice $65,000.00; Saddle Hill Foundation Trust $1,000.00; St Mary's School BOT $3,000.00; Queens High School $1,000.00; Otago Softball Assoc. Inc $5,000.00; Southern Regions Sled Dog Club $1,000.00; Queen's High School $2,500.00; The Highland & National Dance Develp Soc Inc $1,000.00; Spring Chamber Music Weekend $900.00; Otago Boys High School $1,000.00; Otago Rugby Foorball Union Inc $25,000.00; Wakari Indoor Bowls $400.00; St Clair Surf Lifesaving Club $10,000.00; St Kilda Surf Life Saving Club $10,000.00; Otago Table Tennis Assn 600.00.