This Society, pursuant to its licence under the Gambling Act 2003, has distributed net proceeds, for the period 1st January to 30th June 2016 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: 62.32%, Sporting Organisations: 37.68% 

 The list of organisations who have received funding from 1st January to 30th June  2016 is as follows, those who have not been approved can be found here

Grants

Mercy Hospital Charitable Trust $150,000, Sassenachs Rugby Football Club $5,000, Spinal Cord Soc NZ Inc     $ 2,500, Athletics Taieri Inc $3,000, Dunedin Performing Arts Competitions Soc Inc $1,000, Dunedin Swim Coaching Board $500, Friends of the Globe Theatre $4,000, Albion Cricket Club $2,500, Kartsport Dunedin Inc $5,000, Southern Rugby Football Club Inc $20,000, Concord Kindergarten $3,000, Taieri Tennis Club Inc $1,500, Otago Darts Assn $1,000, Bathgate Park School $1,500, Wakari Bowling Club $3,000, Wakari Kindergarten $1,300, Dunedin R.S.A. $2,500, Bathgate Park School $500, Otago Peninsula Biodiversity Trust $1,500, Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc $7,000, East Otago High School $1,500, Big Rock School $3,000, Kavanagh College - Senior A Netball Team $1,000, Kaikorai Junior Cricket Club $1,000, Dunedin Bird Club Inc $1,500, Bathgate Park School  $500, St Peter Chanel School $3,000, Southern Zone Rugby League Inc $9,000, Eastern Districts Indoor Bowls Sub Assn $500, Roslyn Wakari Assn Football Club Inc $25,000, Kaikorai Cricket Club $2,000, Dunedin District Land - Sar Committee $5,000, Pregnancy Counselling Services – Dunedin $2,000, Bayfield Kindergarten $2,000, Otago Country Music Club Inc $1,500, Dunedin Star Singers $2,000, Otago Mental Health Support Trust $5,000, Otago Badminton Assn $2,500, Kaikorai Metropolitan Brass $2,000, Green Island Rugby Football Club Inc $3,500, Balmacewen Tennis Club Inc $1,000, Kaikorai Primary School $2,500, Abbotsford Kindergarten $2,500, Epilepsy Assn of New Zealand $3,000, St Francis Xavier Senior Group $600, Green Island Premier 2 $1,500, Otago Neighbourhood Support Charitable Trust $1,000, Van Asch Deaf Education Centre $2,500, Progress of Waikouaiti Area Inc $1,500, Dunedin Pool Assn Inc $500, Bayfield High School $2,000, South Coast Board Riders Assn $5,000, Otago Secondary Schools Rugby Council $12,500, Taieri Indoor Bowls Sub-Assn $1,000, Otago Festival of the Art Trust T/a Arts Festival Dunedin $3,500, Kaikorai Valley College $900, Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust $750, Ravensbourne School $1,500, Kaikorai Valley College  BOT $1,000, Alhambra Union Rugby Football Club $5,000, Otago Miniature Road & Rail Soc Inc $2,500, Mayfair Theatre Charitable Trust $4,000, Corstorphine Kindergarten $2,700, Otago Rugby League $2,000, Mosgiel Football Club Juniors $3,000, St Clair School $3,000, Green Island Saturday Morning Junior Rugby $2,000, Taieri Fit and Fun Group $1,800, Alhambra Union Rugby Football Club $13,000, Dunedin City Petanque Inc $2,000, New Zealand Canoe Polo Assn Inc $1,000, Otago Potters Group Inc $2,000, Otago Waterpolo Assn $2,500, Otago Girls High School $800, Heart Kids New Zealand Inc $1,500, St Marys School Mosgiel $3,500, Dunedin Group Riding for the Disabled $7,000, Roslyn Kindergarten $2,000, Opoho Playcentre $1,500, Kaikorai Bowling Club Inc $3,500, Taieri Golf Club $4,500, Athletics Otago Inc $2,000, Canteen Otago Branch $7,000, Dunedin Technical AFC $5,000, The Writers Cottage Trust $1,200, Jonathan Rhodes Kindergarten $1,000, Pregnancy Help Inc - Dunedin Branch $6,000, West Taieri School Boy Rugby $2,000, Central Otago District Council $2,000, Concord School $3,000, St Clair Bowling Club Inc $2,000, Eastern Rugby Football Club $7,500, St Kilda Mens Indoor Basketball Club $2,000, Otago Leisure Marchers $1,000, Friends of the Children in Hospital - Vera Hayward $40,000, Otago Girls High School $1,000, Sport Otago $2,500, Adards Otago Inc $2,500, Otago Softball Assn $1,000, St Joseph's Cathedral School $10,000, Mountainbiking Otago Inc $2,500, Roslyn Bowling Club $4,000, Vauxhall Indoor Bowling Club $500, New Zealand Salmon Anglers Assn Inc - Otago Branch $3,000, St Kilda Brass Band Inc $3,000, Dunedin Returned and Service Assn $ 5,000, Omakau and District Toy Library Inc $2,500, Queens High School $1,000, Youthline Otago Inc $3,000, Otago SPCA $1,000, Forbury Park Croquet Club Inc $3,000, The Breast Room $1,000, Macandrew Bay School $1,500, North Dunedin Community Shed $2,000, Waitati School $1,000, Onyx Militaires Marching Club $1,500, Northern Junior Football Club $2,000, Kelsey Yaralla Kindergarten $2,000, Palmerston Playcentre $1,000, Grants Braes School $3,000, Taieri Cricket Club $3,000, Otago Peninsula Trust $2,000, North East Valley Cricket Club Inc $2,500, Neptune Swimming Club $1,000, Andersons Bay Basketball Club  Inc $2,000, Taieri Swimming Club $3,000, Kew Indoor Bowling Club $800, Otago Boys High School $2,500, Melchester Rovers 3rds $1,500, NZ Choral Federation  - Otago Branch $2,500, Football South $10,000, Taunui School  BOT $2,000, Waikouaiti District Museum $2,000, Outram Playcentre $1,500, Otago Southland Area of NZ Pony Club $2,000, Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc $9,000, Dunedin Poultry Pigeon & Cage Bird Club Inc $1,000, Waikouaiti Volunteer Fire Brigade $2,000, Waikouaiti District Pony Club $2,000, Hill City - University Athletics Club Inc $1,500, Green Island Open Indoor Bowls Club $900, Dunedin Horticultural Soc Inc $900, Otago Symphonic Band $2,000, Port Chalmers Free Kindergarten $1,000, Pine Hill School  BOT  $2,500, Taieri Musical Soc Inc $10,000, Dunedin Tap Dancing Soc $4,000, Kavanagh College - First XV Rugby $1,200, City Highlanders Hockey Club $2,000, Sport Administration Esprit Inc $4,000, Queens High School $4,000, Zingari Richmond Football Club Inc $1,200, North East Valley Normal School $1,500, Karitane School $1,500, Waikouaiti Riding for the Disabled $3,000, Otago Rowing Club Inc $4,000, Mosgiel Brass Band Inc $1,000, Brighton Club Inc $5,000, Kaikorai Free Kindergarten $900, Elmgrove School  BOT $3,000, St Marys Kaikorai School $1,000, Scouting Coastal Otago Zone $500, Portobello School $2,500, Kavanagh College - 10 A Netball Team $1,700, Dunedin Curling Club Inc $3,000, Arthur Street School  BOT $3,000, Carisbrook School $7,000, Dunedin BMX Club $2,500, Outram School  BOT $1,000, Otago Australian Rules Football Club $1,200, Mosgiel Elderly Care Trust $2,000, Basil Hooper Project Group Committee $1,500, Andersons Bay School $3,000, St Clair Golf Club $3,000, Bathgate Park School $300, Andersons Bay Bowling Club Inc $2,000, Dunedin Rugby Football Club Inc $5,000, The Piping & Dancing Assn of NZ Inc - Otago Center $700, Matakanui Rugby Club $3,500, Greater Green Island Rhythmic Gymnastics Club Inc $1,500, Community St Kilda Library $2,000, Bathgate Park School $1,900, Flag Swamp School $1,000, DD - Dunedin Derby $1,000, Taieri College  BOT $4,000, Southern Consort of Voices $390, Carisbrook School $30,000, Abbotsford School  BOT $4,000, Dunedin Netball Centre Inc $10,000, Dunedin 60s Plus Club Inc Marching $600, Kavanagh College – Hockey $1,000, Eastern Netball Club $3,000, Taieri Tennis Club Inc $1,300, Rachel Reynolds Kindergarten $2,000, Waikouaiti School $3,000, Carisbrook Dunedin Cricket Club $1,800, Burnside Indoor Bowling Club $1,000, St Kilda Kindergarten $3,000, Cloverleaf Dart Club $800, Dunedin North Intermediate School $4,000, St Bernadettes School $3,500, Green Island Kindergarten $1,400, St Kilda Surf Lifesaving Club $13,000, Brockville School BOT $5,000, Otago School of Piping and Drumming Inc $2,000, Otago Childrens Autism Support Group Trust $10,000, Waikouaiti School $1,000, Otago Boys High School $1,000, Green Island School  BOT $2,000, Warrington Surf Life Saving Club $5,000, Dunedin Musicians Club Inc $3,000, Mosgiel Central Kindergarten $2,000, North End Rowing Club Inc $2,000, Dunedin Youth Orchestra $1,000 Poems in the Waiting Room $1,000, Surf Life Saving New Zealand Inc $2,000, Millennium Sports Club $2,600, Orokonui Ecosanctuary Ltd $1,000, Green Island Junior Football Club $3,000, Otago Childrens Athletics Committee $8,000, Halfway Bush Kindergarten $2,000, Roslyn Wakari Assn Football Club $2,000, Dunedin Swim Coaching Board $750, Dunedin Marine Search and Rescue Inc $2,000, Spring Chamber Music Weekend $1,000, Balmacewen Intermediate School $1,500, Bathgate Park School $13,000, Warrington Playcentre $1,000, Belleknowes Golf Club Inc $7,000, Sawyers Bay School $3,000, Island Park Golf Club $10,000, Musselburgh School  BOT $1,200, Dunedin Gymnastic Academy Inc $5,000, Reid Park Kindergarten $1,250, Halfway Bush School $3,000, Central Otago Racing Club Inc $3,000, Warrington Primary School $1,500, Mosgiel Assn Football Club $4,000, St Brigids School $3,000, Otago Girls High School $800, Ariki Amateur Athletic & Harrier Club $1,500, Progress of Waikouaiti Area Inc $1,000, Dunedin Council of Social Services Inc $2,000, Dunedin Ice Hockey Assn $2,000, Saturday Morning Music Classes (DN) Soc Inc $3,000, Musselburgh School  BOT $3,000, Green Island Cricket Club Inc $3,500, Green Island Art Group $1,400, NZ Paramedic Education & Research Charitable Trust $2,000, Otago Boxing Assn Inc $1,500, Dunedin Midwinter Celebrations $2,000, Mornington School  BOT $3,000, Modern School of Music $500, St Marys School Mosgiel $1,000, East Taieri School  BOT $3,000, St Clair Golf Club Inc $3,000, Taieri Bowling Club Inc $7,000, Otago Maori Rugby $1,800, Netball South Zone Inc $6,000, College Street Gym Club $2,000, Otago Indoor Bowls Umpires Assn $400, Kavanagh College  BOT $2,000, Saddle Hill Foundation Trust $1,500, Otago Hockey Assn (1990) Inc $10,000, Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc - Bishopscourt Touch $3,000, Green Hut Track Group $2,000, The Evergreens $1,000, Mosgiel Assn Football Club $5,000, Grants Braes Kindergarten $2,000, Mosgiel / Taieri Community Patrol $10,000, Green Island School $3,000, Taieri Golf Club Inc $14,000, Kings High School $8,000, Society of Women Musicians of Otago Inc $2,000, Melchester Rovers FC $500, International Festival of Environment, Science and Technology $4,000, Tautuku Fishing Club Inc $3,000, Otago Boys High School $1,000, Kaikorai Free Kindergarten $1,000, Dunedin RSA Choir $5,000, Otago Rugby Football Union $24,728, New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame $5,000, Sacred Heart School BOT $2,000, Otago Community Hospice $20,000, Purakanui Friends of the School $1,000, Wakari Volunteer Rural Fire Force $2,400, Beaumont Racing Club Inc $1,500, Caversham Bowling Club $1,000, Brighton Surf Life Saving Club $7,000, Otago BSA Motorcycle Owners Club $2,000, Maori Hill School $3,000, Mosgiel Branch Taieri Pony Club $3,000, Otago Touch Assn $10,000, Waikouaiti Tennis Club Inc $1,000, St Kilda Brass Band Inc $3,000, Green Island Netball Centre $1,500, West Taieri Rugby Football Club Inc $5,000, Berwick Pool Trust $1,500, SAR Dogs Otago Inc $2,000, Omakau Rate Payers & Residents Assn Inc $4,000, Fairfield School $2,500, Musical Theatre Dunedin Inc $7,500, Caversham Assn Football Club Inc $7,000, The Otago Golf Club $20,000, Otago Blind Indoor Bowling Club Inc $3,000, Dunedin Parents Centre $2,000, Forbury Park Trotting Club $11,500, Dunedin Pool Assn Inc $800, The Brain Injury Assn (Otago) Inc $4,000, Wakari Bowling Club $1,000, Otago Outdoor Education Trust $2,500, Petanque Taieri $1,000, Dunedin Ladies Probus Club $300, St Clair Community Kindergarten $2,000, Brighton Bowling Club Inc $2,000, Waitati School $1,000, George Street Normal School $1,500, Broad Bay School BOT $2,000, Marching Otago $1,500, Southern Ice Hockey League $2,000, Outram Bowling Club Inc $1,000, Otago Rowing Assn Inc $2,000, St Leonards School $800, Parent to Parent Otago $1,000, Ariki Childrens Athletics Club $1,000, Mosgiel Ballet competitions Soc $2,000, Dog Rescue Dunedin $2,000, Dunedin Night Shelter Trust $10,000, Grey Power Otago Inc $2,500, Green Island Assn Football Club $5,000, Otago Boys High School $1,000, Helen Deem Kindergarten $3,000, Melchester Rovers FC $1,900, Dunedin Choral Soc / City Choir Dunedin $3,500, New Zealand Choral Federation - Otago Branch $5,000, Southern Cross Longhaired Cat Club $500, Special Olympics NZ Lower South Island Regional Council $3,500, Mornington Toy and Games Library $900, Tahuna Normal Intermediate School $2,000, Citizens Advice Bureau Dunedin Inc $3,000, Dunedin Community Salmon Trust $5,000, Albion Cricket Club $3,000, Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra Inc $1,900, Forbury Park Trotting Club Inc $1,000, Otago Table Tennis Assn Inc $1,000, Green Island Premier Colts $2,000, Green Island Assn Football Club $6,000, Otago Squash Rackets Club Inc $2,000, Rotary Park Kindergarten $2,000, Green Island Premier Rugby Team $2,000, Otago Chess Club Inc $2,000, Brighton Seagals Softball $1,300, Taieri Parents Centre Inc $900, Portobello Kindergarten $1,500, Council of the Otago Polytechnic $1,500, Taieri Bowling Club $2,800, Waikouaiti Golf Club $9,000, Taieri Dramatic Soc Inc $3,000, St Kilda Bowling Club $2,500, Otago Indoor Bowls Assn $2,000, Otago Veterans Tennis Assn $500, Otago Martime JHF Assn $6,000, Mosgiel West Community Pool Committee $3,000, Matakanui Hockey Club $2,000, Rock Solid - Straight Up Trust $2,000, Pirates Football Dunedin Inc $15,000, Dunedin Cricket Assn Inc $28,000, Highland Harmony $2,500, Dunedin Gymnastics Academy $14,000, BRONZ Otago Inc $5,500, Kaikorai Metropolitan Brass Inc $2,500, Balaclava School Committee $2,500, ME Information & Support Services $4,000, Taieri Competitions Soc Inc $2,000, East Otago Musical Theatre Inc $4,000, Parafed Otago Inc $3,000, Squash Otago Inc $5,000, Queens High School $1,000, Harbour Rugby Football Club Junior Committee $500, Cycling Otago Inc $3,700, West Taieri Ladies Hockey Club $1,000, Friends of the Children in Hospital - Paediatic Outpatients $20,000, SADD $2,000, NZ Academy of Highland & National Dancing $1,500