This Society, pursuant to its licence under the Gambling Act 2003, has distributed net proceeds, for the period 1st January 2015 to 30th June 2015 to the organisations listed below. 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 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: 59.31%, Sporting Organisations: 40.69%
 

The list of organisations who have received funding from 1st January  to 30 June 2015 is as follows, those who have not been approved can be found here

Grants

Friends of Children in Hospital - Vera Hayward $29,000, Mercy Hospital Dunedin Ltd $150,000, Body Corporate Number 23042 $400, Otago Badminton Assn $3,000, Council of the Otago Polytechnic - Education Foundation $1,500, St Kilda Surf Lifesaving Club $19,000, Waikouaiti Golf Club $8,000, Helen Deem Kindergarten $2,500, Andersons Bay Basketball Club Inc $1,000, Dunedin Horticultural Soc Inc $900,  Palmerston Toy Library $3,000, St Clair Golf Club Inc $3,500, Southern Cross Long Haired Cat Club $1,500, Athletics Taieri Children $1,500, NZ Salmon Anglers Assn Otago Branch Inc $3,000, Kaikorai Metropolitan Brass Inc $2,000, Otago Symphonic Band $2,000, The Family Network Inc $5,000, Fortune Theatre Trust $5,000, Bathgate Park School $800, Hill City - University Athletic Club Inc $1,000, Cloverleaf Dart Club $900, The Brain Injury Assn (Otago) Inc $2,500, Otago Synchronized Swimming Club $2,000, Balaclava School $3,500, Keep Dunedin Beautiful $1,000, Southern Zone Rugby League Inc $10,000, East Taieri School  BOT $4,000, Taieri College  BOT $2,000, Brockville School  BOT $6,500, Melchester Rovers 3rd $2,300, St Marys School Mosgiel $3,500, Otago Girls High School $500, The Otago Golf Club Inc $7,500, Brighton Surf Life Saving Club $4,500, Pregnancy Help Inc - Dunedin Branch $5,000, Corstorphine Free Kindergarten - Committee Account $2,000, Otago School of Piping & Drumming Inc   $1,200, Otago Rowing Assn - Coach Account $4,000, Mayfair Theatre Charitable Trust $4,000, St Joseph's Cathedral School $10,000, Dunedin District Landsar Committee $5,000, Dunedin Group Riding for the Disabled $8,000, West Taieri Rugby Football Club Inc $3,000, Dunedin Tap Dancing Soc $4,500, Queens High School $2,000, Scouting Coastal Otago Zone $1,000, Otago Mental Health Support Trust $4,000, Special Olympics Otago $4,000, Kavanagh College $5,000, Kings High School $1,000, Cycling Otago Inc $7,000, Mosgiel West Community Pool Committee Inc $2,500, St Francis School BOT $1,800, Little Sister of the Poor Aged Care NZ Ltd $15,000, Punga Croquet Club $2,000, Otago Cricket Assn $20,000, Musselburgh School  BOT $1,500, Otago Area ESNZ Showjumping $1,000, Green Island Sat Morning Junior Rugby $2,000, Green Island School  BOT $2,000, Otago Rock & Mineral Club $1,300, University Albion Netball Club $2,000, Grants Braes School $2,300, Kaikorai Cricket Club Inc $2,500, Dunedin Community House Trust Inc $1,000, Elmgrove School  BOT $2,000, Special Olympics New Zealand $1,500, Dunedin Choral Soc T/a City Choir Dunedin $4,000, Green Island Lawn Tennis Club $300, Ida Valley Hall Fund $1,000, Otago Veterans Tennis Assn $500, Moana Lawn Tennis Club $2,000, Taieri College  BOT $3,000, Cystic Fibrosis Assn - Otago Branch $1,000, Kaikorai Bowling Club Inc $4,000, Adards Otago Inc $2,000, Dunedin Swim Coaching Board $800, Portobello School $2,500, Millennium Sports Club $600, Otago Boys High School $1,000, Wakari School  BOT $7,000, Mornington Assn Football Club $500, Dunedin Midwinter Celebrations $1,000, Halfway Bush School  BOT $3,000, Mosgiel Competitions Soc $2,000, Greater Green Island Rhythmic Gymnastic Club Inc $2,500, Sacred Heart Youth Group – Zeal $750, Brighton Surf Life Saving Club $3,500, Grants Braes Kindergarten $2,500, Soc of Women Musicians of Otago Inc $1,500, Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust $5,000, Robbie White Charitable Trust $800, Youthline Otago Inc $3,000, Grey Power Otago Inc $2,000, Kaikorai Primary School $2,400, Eastern Districts Indoor Bowls $800, Rachel Reynolds Kindergarten $4,000, West Taieri School Boys Rugby $5,000, Wakari Kindergarten $1,800, Taieri Dramatic Soc Inc $3,000, Dunedin Night Shelter $7,000, Otago Darts Assn Inc $2,000, Mosgiel Central Kindergarten $1,700, Mosgiel Elderly Care Trust $2,000, St Kilda Brass Band Inc $5,000, Dog Rescue Dunedin $3,000, Big Rock School $3,000, Tautuku Fishing Club Inc $3,500, Modern School of Music - Competition Account $500, St Josephs Port Chalmers School  BOT $2,000, Otago University Medical Student Assn $1,000, Port Chalmers Bowling Club Inc $1,000, Taieri Parents Centre $2,500, Amputee Soc of Otago & Southland Inc $2,000, Friends of Children in Hospital - Paediatric Outpatients $29,000, Taieri Competition Soc Inc $2,000, Otago Fushsia Group $1,700, Waikouaiti Amateur Music and Drama Soc Inc $4,000, Basketball Otago Inc $20,000, Onyx Militaires Marching Club $1,000, St Leonards School PTA $1,500, Otago Womens Evergreen Softball $2,500, Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust $1,200, Nga Whitiki Whanau Ahuru Mowai Nat Rape Crisis $1,000, Kaikorai Junior Cricket Club $1,000, NZ Machine Knitters Soc Inc – Otago $2,000, Andersons Bay Bowling Club Inc $1,000, Dunedin Returned & Services Assn $2,000, Momona Hockey Club $1,500, Football South $15,000, Southern Rugby Football Club Inc $18,000, Green Island Open Indoor Bowls Club $2,500, Dunedin Opera Co Inc - Opera Otago $4,500, Tennis Otago Inc $5,000, Otago University Hockey Club Inc $300, Burnside Indoor Bowling Club $1,000, Wakari Bowling Club Inc $1,000, Spinal Cord Soc NZ Inc $3,500, Rape Crisis Dunedin Inc $1,000, Kaikorai Valley College  BOT $4,500, Port Chalmers Primary School  BOT $2,000, Otago Secondary Schools Rugby Council $10,000, ME Information & Support Service (Otago & Southland) Inc $3,000, Brockville Kindergarten Committee $1,600, Kew Indoor Bowling Club $800, Kaikorai Rugby Football Club - Bishopscourt Touch $3,000, Abbotsford School  BOT $4,000, Taieri Golf Club Inc $10,000, G I Colts $2,500, Warrington Playcentre $450, Otago Miniature Road & Rail Soc Inc $2,000, Otago Neighourhood Support Charitable Trust $5,000, Sawyers Bay School $1,800, Otago B.S.A. Motorcycle Owners Club $900, Dunedin Civic Orchestra Inc T/a Southern Sinfonia $10,000, Dunedin Community Salmon Trust $4,000, Green Island Taekwondo $2,000, Bronz (Otago) Inc $4,000, Roslyn Free Kindergarten $2,000, Portobello Kindergarten $1,900, Warrington Surf Lifesaving Club $8,000, Outram Bowling Club Inc $2,000, Hooper's Inlet Hall $2,000, Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Parents Assn $2,000, Otago Children's Autism Support Group Trust Board Inc $6,000, Kavanagh College $1,000, Squash Otago Inc $4,500, Concord School $3,000, Citizens Advice Bureau Dunedin Inc $600, City of Dunedin Pipe Band Inc $2,000, Mountain Biking Otago Inc $4,000, Sport Otago  $4,000, Island Park Golf Club $16,000, 42 (Dunedin) Squadron A.T.C. Assn $2,000, Otago Girls High School $600, Albion Cricket Club $2,000, Kartsport Dunedin Inc $800, Roslyn Wakari Assn Football Club Inc $25,000, Dunedin Community Learning Centre $4,000, Taieri Bowling Club $3,300, Dunedin Night Shelter $9,000, Otago Rugby Football Union $28,660, Otago Carers Festival $1,500, Caversham Assn Football Club $3,000, Gladfield Country Golf Club Inc $5,000, Forbury Park Bowling Club Inc $1,600, North East Valley Cricket Club $2,000, Vauxhall Indoor Bowling Club $800, Andersons Bay Bowling Club Inc $750, Kelsey Yaralla Kindergarten $2,000, Eastern Rugby Football Club $2,000, Mosgiel Brass Band Inc $5,000, St Kilda Kindergarten $2,400, Dunedin Chapter Sweet Adelines Int'l Inc - Dunedin Harmony Chorus $350, Taieri Musical Soc Inc $4,000, Dunedin Ladies Probus Club $300, Otago Down Syndrome Assn $2,000, Ravensbourne School $1,400, East Coast Eagles Rugby League Club $2,000, Waikouaiti School $2,500, Carisbrook School $5,000, Karitane School $2,000, Andersons Bay School $2,000, Pregnancy Counselling Service – Dunedin $3,000, Otago Table Tennis Assn Inc $5,000, Warrington School $1,500, Otago Girls High School $600, Dunedin Marine Search & Rescue $2,000, Dunedin RSA Choir $8,000, Otago Boys High School $1,000, Historic Cemeteries Conservation Trust of NZ $1,000, Spring Chamber Music Weekend $1,000, South Coast Board Riders Assn $4,000, Caversham Assn Football Club $1,250, Dunedin Pool Assn Inc $1,500, Mosgiel Playcentre $3,000, Outram School  BOT $2,000, Rotary Park Kindergarten $2,000, Taieri Musical Soc Inc $4,000, Otago Amateur Weightlifting Soc $2,000,  Greater Green Island Rhythmic Gymnastics Club Inc $1,500, Football South $1,200, Otago Country Music Club Inc $1,500, Central Otago Racing Club Inc $2,500, Otago Indoor Bowls Assn $2,000, Taieri Swimming Club $1,000, Kaikorai Rugby Football Club  Inc $10,000, Wakari Bowling Club Inc $2,000, Musical Theatre Dunedin Inc $12,000, Dunedin Bird Club Inc $1,000, Pirates Football Club Dunedin Inc $10,000, St Francis Xavier Senior Group $500, Waikouaiti Riding for the Disabled $2,000, Purakanui Friends of the School $1,300, Operation New Direction Trust $2,000, Otago Aero Club Inc $3,000, Saddle Hill Foundation Trust $1,500, Mornington School  BOT $2,000, George Street Normal School $1,700, Musselburgh School  BOT $2,500, Wakari Indoor Bowling Club $1,000, Halfway Bush Kindergarten $2,500, The Immortalz $750, Dunedin Star Singers $1,500, Festival of the Plain Inc $4,000, St Brigids School $2,000, St Bernadette's School  BOT $4,000, St Marys School Mosgiel $2,500, Grey Power Otago Inc $450, Harbour Rugby Football Club Junior Committee $500, NZ Choral Federation Otago Branch $4,000, Otago Southland Area of NZ Pony Assn Inc $2,000, Concord School $1,000, Balmacewen Intermediate School $3,000, Broad Bay School  BOT $2,500, Manuherikia Junior Hockey Club $1,200, Dunedin Swimming Club $1,900, Otago Down Syndrome Assn $1,500, Otago Table tennis Assn Inc $2,000, West Taieri Ladies Hockey Club $1,000, Otago Waterpolo Assn $2,000, Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra $2,000, Dunedin Netball Centre Inc $5,000, Otago Hockey Assn (1990) Inc $10,000, North East Valley Normal School  BOT $4,000, St Kilda Mens Indoor Basketball Club $1,000, Silverstream Primary School $4,000, Chisholm Park Golf Club Inc $8,000, Halfway Bush School  BOT $600, Bayfield High School  BOT $4,000, Logan Park High School  BOT $3,000, Progress of Waikouaiti Area $1,000, Alhambra Union Rugby Football Club $8,000, Southern Youth Choir $2,500, Otago Amateur Weightlifting Soc $700, Green Island Art Group $600, Reid Park Kindergarten $2,800, Dunedin Swim Coaching Board $900, DD - Dunedin Derby $1,000, Epilepsy Assn of New Zealand - Otago Branch $1,000, Dunedin Rugby Football Club Inc $2,000, The Scout Assn of NZ - Dunedin Regional Office $5,000, Dunedin Stingers Indoor Netball $1,500, Royal Dunedin Male Choir Inc $800, St Marys Kaikorai School $2,000, St Clair Golf Club Inc $5,000, Bathgate Park School $22,000, Otago Maori Rugby $2,000, Mosgiel District Motorcycle Club $3,000, Neptune Swimming Club $1,000, Waikouaiti District Museum $2,000, Ice Sports Dunedin Inc $2,000, Taieri Tennis Club Inc $2,000, Society of Women Musicians of Otago Inc $2,000, Otago Girls High School $500, Kings High School $900, Otago Squash Club Inc $1,000, Dunedin Poultry, Pigeon & Cage Bird Club Inc $1,000, Maori Hill School BOT $2,000, Dunedin Cricket Assn $24,000, Taieri Bowling Club $3,000, St Clair Bowling Club Inc $1,900, Dunedin Council of Social Services Inc $2,000, Sacred Heart School  BOT $2,000. Dunedin Pool Assn $800, Otago Secondary Schools Sports Assn $3,500, The Piping & Dancing Assn of NZ  Inc - Otago Centre $500, Otago Potters Group Inc $2,000, Grants Braes Football Club $2,000, Flag Swamp School $1,000, Poolburn School $1,000, Kaikorai Free Kindergarten $5,000, Balmacewen Intermediate School $1,000, Mosgiel Football Club Juniors $3,000, Dunedin Ice Hockey Assn $2,000, Taieri Cricket Club $1,500, Otago Softball Assn Inc  $3,000, Abbotsford Kindergarten $2,500, Otago Girls High School $500, Mosgiel Branch of Taieri Pony Club $500, Ketob Sport Club $1,000, Otago Softball Assn Inc $5,000, Macandrew Bay School $2,500, Bathgate Park School $300, Fairfield School  BOT $2,000, St Peter Chanel School $3,400, Otago Touch Assn Inc $5,500, SAR Dogs Otago Inc $2,500, Omakau and Districts Playcentre $2,500, Tahuna Normal Intermediate School $600, Green Hut Track Group $1,900, St Clair Surf Life Saving Club $19,000, Fire in Ice Outriggers Canoe Club Inc $1,000, Waitati School $2,000, Disabled Citizens' Soc Otago Inc $1,000, Otago Canine Training Club $2,000, Otago Blind Indoor Bowling Club Inc $1,500, Fairfield Bowling Club $2,500, Dunedin Youth Orchestra Inc $2,000, Canteen Otago $5,000, Scout Assn of NZ - Otago Gang Show $3,000