This Society, pursuant to its licence under the Gambling Act 2003, has distributed net proceeds, for the period 1st January to 30th June 2017 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: 59.93%, Sporting Organisations: 40.07% 

The list of organisations who have received funding from 1st January to 30th June 2017 is as follows, those who have not been approved can be found here

Grants

Dunedin Night Shelter Trust $10,000 (1), Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust $2,000 (6), Green Island Cricket Club Inc $4,000 (6), North East Valley Cricket Club $2,000 (6), Modern School of Music – Competitions $460 (1), Sweet Adelines International NZ Region $5,000 (5), Carisbrook Dunedin Cricket Club $2,500 (6), St Francis Xavier Senior Group $500 (1), Hill City-University Athletic Club Inc $2,000 (1), Prince Albert Indoor Bowling Club $1,000 (1), Big Steps Educare $1,000 (3), Mosgiel Football Club Juniors $4,000 (6), Alhambra Union Rugby Football Club $25,000 (6), Otago Girls High School $1,500 (4), St Joseph's Primary School BOT $1,500 (4), Otago Table Tennis Assn Inc $2,000 (3), Otago Squash Club Inc $2,000 (3), Dunedin Opera Co Inc $3,000 (3), SAR Dogs Otago Inc $3,000 (6), Committee of Dunedin Astronomical Soc $1,000 (6), Ravensbourne School $2,000 (4), Balmacewen Intermediate School $3,500 (4), Green Island School $1,400 (4), Taieri Swimming Club $1,500 (3), Dunedinites Leisure Marchers $1,000 (3), Saddle Hill Foundation Trust $2,000 (4), Dunedin Curling Club Inc $2,000 (6), Otago Down Syndrome Assn $2,100 (1), Dunedin Horticultural Soc Inc $900 (1), Mercy Hospital Dunedin Ltd  - to help relieve the waiting list at Dunedin Public Hospital for Children's Surgery - $150,000 (1), Wakari Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Helen Deem Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Petanque Taieri Inc $600 (1), North East Valley Normal School BOT $1,500 (4), Albion Cricket Club $2,500 (3), Green Island Rugby Football Club Inc $4,000 (6), Green Island Open Indoor Bowls Club $1,000 (1), Taieri Cricket Club $2,000 (3), Kaikorai Cricket Club $2,000 (6), Brighton Club Inc $3,500 (1), Jonathan Rhodes Kindergarten $2,000 (4), Broad Bay School BOT $2,000 (4), Brighton Seagals $1,500 (1), Otago Mental Health Support Trust $3,000 (3), Edmund Rice Camps Inc $2,500 (4), Taieri Bowling Club $2,000 (3), Mosgiel Elderly Care Trust $7,500 (3), Scout Assn of New Zealand Otago Gang Show $3,500 (6), Scouts Coastal Otago Zone $1,200 (6), Dunedin Fire Brigade Restoration Soc Inc $2,000 (3), Brighton Bowling Club $500 (3), Andersons Bay Basketball Club Inc $2,000 (3), Friends of the Children in Hospital - Paediatric Outpatients $20,000 (1), Waikouaiti District Museum $2,000 (3), Council of the Otago Polytechnic $1,500 (4), Saturday Morning Music Classes (DN) Soc Inc $1,000 (3), Portobello - Board Bay Playcentre $2,500 (4), Andersons Bay Bowling Club Inc $1,000 (3), Green Island Bowling Club $1,500 (6), Kaikorai Bowling Club $2,000 (6), Cloverleaf Darts Club $900 (1), Elmgrove School  BOT $4,000 (4), Marching Otago $800 (1), St Clair Golf Club Inc $5,000 (6), Waikouaiti RSA Club $2,500 (3), Leith Croquet Club $1,000 (1), Dunedin Netball Centre Inc $10,000 (3), Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust $2,000 (1), 42 Squadron Air Training Corps $2,000 (1), Dunedin Council of Social Services T/a Connect South $2,000 (1), Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra Inc $2,000 (2), Otago Indoor Bowls Umpires Assn $1,000 (1), Otago Cricket Assn $15,000 (6), Brighton Pony Club $1,000 (1), Progress of Waikouaiti Area $1,000 (6), Robbie White Charitable Trust $1,400 (1), Southern Ice Hockey League $1,000 (3), Grants Braes School $4,000 (4), Otago Presbyterian Girls College - Columba College $2,500 (4), Special Olympics Lower South Island Snow Sports $3,000 (3), Matakanui Hockey Club $1,500 (6), Caversham Bowling Club Inc $1,000 (3), Otago Blind Indoor Bowls Club $2,500 (3), Concord Kindergarten $3,000 (4), West Taieri Pony Club Inc $2,500 (6), Broad Bay School BOT $1,500 (4), Dunedin Pool Assn Inc $1,000 (3), Parent to Parent Otago $1,500 (2), Musselburgh School BOT $3,500 (4), St Joseph's Cathedral School $10,000 (4), Kingslea School $1,000 (4), Taieri Recreational Tramping Club $800 (1), Otakau Health Ltd $1,000 (3), Mornington School BOT $2,500 (4), Brockville Kindergarten Committee $1,200 (4), Kavanagh College $3,000 (4), Dunedin North Intermediate $3,500 (4), Kaikorai Free Kindergarten $2,500 (4), Acts of Kindness Charitable Trust $1,000 (6), Mosgiel West Community Pool Committee $4,000 (1), South Coast Board Riders Assn $3,000 (3), Green Hut Track Group $1,200 (1), City of Dunedin Cadet Unit $2,000 (6),  Grants Braes Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Basketball New Zealand Inc $2,000 (3), Middlemarch Golf Club $2,500 (6), Karitane School $2,000 (1), Macandrew Bay School $3,500 (4), Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc - Bishopscourt Touch $5,000 (6), Otago Rugby Referees Assn Inc $5,000 (6), Piping and Dancing Assn of NZ Inc - Otago Centre $400 (1), Wakari Bowling Club $4,000 (3), Otago Rugby League $2,500 (1), ParaFed Otago Inc $3,000 (4), Rotary Park Kindergarten $1,500 (4), Special Olympics Otago $5,000 (3), Dunedin Pool Assn Inc $1,000 (6), United Badminton Club $2,000 (1), St Bernadette's School BOT $3,000 (4), Momona Hockey Club $2,000 (6), Otago Secondary Schools Rugby Council $9,000 (4), Kings High school $2,500 (4), Dunedin Swimming Club $1,300 (2), Wakari School BOT $3,500 (4), Taieri Tennis Club Inc $3,000 (1), Concord School $800 (4), Waitati School $2,000 (4), Otago Girls High School $1,000 (4), Spartans Softball Club $2,000 (6), Elmgrove School BOT $3,000 (4), Dunedin Ladies Probus Club $300 (1), Andersons Bay School $3,500 (4), Taieri Fit and Fun Group $3,000 (3), Basketball Otago Inc $4,000 (1), Palmerston Toy Library $1,500 (4), Kaikorai School $3,000 (4), Dunedin Curtain Bank Trust $15,000 (1), Dunedin Bird Club $1,500 (3), Otago Symphonic Band $1,000 (1), Taieri Hockey Club $2,000 (1), NZ Choral Federation - Otago Region $2,500 (6), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Dunedin Technical AFC $9,000 (3), Sacred Heart School BOT $2,000 (4), Dunedin Clay Target Club Inc $2,000 (3), Portobello Kindergarten $1,500 (4), Grey Power Otago Inc $700 (1), Logan Park High School BOT $2,500 (4), University Albion Netball Club $3,000 (6), East Taieri School BOT $3,000 (4), West Taieri Rugby Football Club Inc $5,000 (6), Pirates Football Club $15,000 (1), Dunedin Swim Coaching Board $1,500 (6), Green Island Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Port Chalmers Swim Club Inc $1,000 (1), Dunedin Returned and Services Ass $2,000 (3), Balmacewen Tennis Club Inc $1,000 (3), Maori Hill School $3,000 (4), Kavanagh College $1,500 (4), Mosgiel Tae-kwonda Club $1,500 (2), Taieri College BOT $4,000 (4), Dunedin District Land SAR Committee $7,000 (3), Abbotsford School BOT $4,000 (4), Neptune Swimming Club $1,500 (3), Belleknowes Golf Club Inc $3,000 (1), Brighton Rugby Football Club Inc $2,500 (3), St Brigids Indoor Bowling Club $450 (1), Bayfield High School BOT $4,000 (4), Andersons Bay Bowling Club Inc $500 (1), Greater Green Island Rhythmic Gymnastics Club Inc $2,000 (2), Sawyers Bay School BOT $3,000 (4), Kavanagh College $1,000 (4), Dunedin Group Riding for the Disabled $8,000 (3), Grey Power Otago Inc $600 (1), Dunedin Poultry & Cage Bird Club $900 (1), Otago Softball Assn $3,000 (6), Waikouaiti Golf Club $10,000 (6), OUSA Kayak Racing Club $1,500 (6), Friends of the Children in Hospital - Vera Haywood Clinic $24,000 (1), Karitane Indoor Bowling Club $1,000 (3), Dunedin Choral Soc $3,000 (3), Brockville School BOT $5,000 (4), Vauxhall Indoor Bowling Club $700 (6), Dunedin Rugby Football Club Inc $2,000 (6), Otago Hockey Assn (1990) Inc $5,000 (6), St Peter Chanel School $3,000 (4), Southern Rugby Football Club Inc $20,000 (3), Otago Badminton Assn $2,000 (3), Forbury Park Bowling Club $1,500 (6), Ravensbourne School $1,500 (4), Kaikorai Valley College BOT $2,000 (4),Tahuna Normal Intermediate School $4,000 (4), Rachel Reynold Kindergarten $2,400 (4), Southern Hockey Inc $3,150 (6), Dunedin Chapter Sweet Adelines International Inc - Dunedin Harmony Chorus $1,500 (6), Otago Children's Autism Support Group Trust board Inc $10,000 (6), Athletics Taieri Inc $4,000 (3), Taieri Golf Club Inc $45,000 (3), West Taieri Ladies Hockey Club $2,000 (3), Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc $15,000 (6), Portobello School $3,000 (4), Otago Boys' High School $1,500 (4), Dunedin Lawn Bowls Stadium Inc $2,000 (6), Dunedin Midwinter Celebrations $1,500 (3), Otago Waterpolo Assn $2,000 (3), Waikouaiti School $3,000 (4), Warrington Primary School $2,000 (4), Omakau Cavalcade Host Town Committee $4,000 (6), Football South $10,000 (3), Southern Zone of NZRL Inc $10,000 (6), Hereweka Harbour Cone Management Trust $3,000 (6), South Coast Board Riders Assn $3,000 (6), St Mary's School - Mosgiel $4,000 (4), New Zealand Horse Ambulance Trust $10,000 (5), Waikouaiti District Pony Club $2,000 (3), Green Island Prem 2s $2,000 (6), Mosgiel Ballet Competitions Soc $1,000 (1), Heart Kids Otago $5,000 (1), Otago Pioneer Women's Memorial Assn Inc $2,000 (2), Green Island Sports Club $1,050 (1), Mosgiel Central Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Purakanui Friends of the School $1,000 (4), Leith Harrier & Athletic Club Inc  $2,000 (3), Hearing Dogs for Deaf People NZ $2,000 (1), TJ's Way Trust $500 (1), Balmacewen Bowling Club Inc $1,500 (3), St Leonards School $1,300 (4), Pine Hill School $2,000 (4), The Brain Injury Assn (Otago) Inc $4,000 (5), Waikouaiti Riding for the Disabled $1,500 (3), Port Chalmers Kindergarten $2,000 (4), Corstorphone Kindergarten $3,000 (4), St Brigids Primary School BOT $3,500 (4), Balmacewen Intermediate School $1,500 (4), Dunedin Community Salmon Trust $3,000 (3), St Francis Xavier School BOT $3,000 (4), Wakari Primary School $7,000 (5), Arthur Street School BOT $3,000 (4), Dunedin RSA Choir $2,500 (6), Wakari Bowling Club $1,000 (1), Amputee Soc of Otago & Southland Inc $2,000 (6), Canteen Otago $7,500 (5), Dog Rescue Dunedin $2,000 (3), Otago Girls High School $600 (4), Kew Indoor Bowling Club $800 (1), Mosgiel Assn Football Club $7,000 (6), Taieri Bowling Club $1,500 (3), Melchester Rovers Junior Soccer Club $900 (6), Squash Otago Inc $3,000 (4), Otago / Sthld Area of NZ Pony Club Assn Inc $1,000 (3), Otago Boys High School $1,000 (4), Basketball Otago Inc $25,000 (3), Hawksbury Lagoon Inc $1,500 (3), Kaikorai Bowling Club $2,000 (3), Balaclava School Committee $4,000 (4), Mosgiel Playcentre $1,400 (1), Otago Harbour Ferry Inc $2,000 (1), Otago Festival of the Arts Trust T/a Arts Festival Dunedin $4,000 (3), Waikouaiti Tennis Club $1,300 (3), Concord School $3,000 (4), Cycling Otago Inc $2,000 (3), Taieri College BOT $4,500 (4), Reid Park Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Burnside Indoor Bowling Club $1,000 (1), Green Island Assn Football Club $10,000 (3), Green Island Saturday Morning Junior Rugby $2,000 (1), East Otago Musical Theatre Inc $3,000 (6), City of Dunedin Pipe Band $2,500 (3), Friends of the Globe Theatre Inc $2,500 (1), Dunedin Rugby Football Club Inc $2,000 (6), Dunedin Star Singers $2,000 (6), George Street Normal School $2,500 (4), ME Information Support Services (Otago & Southland) Inc $3,000 (6), Kartsport Dunedin Inc $2,000 (3), SADD Aoteatoa $3,000 (4), Kavanagh College $1,000 (4), Matakanui Combined  Rugby Football Club $2,000 (3), Halfway Bush School $3,500 (4), Otago Rowing Assn Inc $2,000 (3), City Highlanders Hockey Club $2,000 (6), Beaumont Racing Club Inc $1,000 (6), Otago Touch Assn Inc $12,000 (6), Otago Branch  - Institute of Reg'd Music Teachers of NZ $500 (4), Taieri Competitions Soc Inc $1,000 (1), Kavanagh College $1,000 (4), Dunedin Branch Pony Club $1,000 (1), Soc of Women Musicians of Otago Inc $2,000 (3), Pregnancy Help Inc - Dunedin Branch $4,500 (3), Sappers Assn (NZ) Inc $1,000 (1), Dunedin Tap Dancing Soc $3,000 (3), Halfway Bush Kindergarten $2,500 (4), Wingatui Community Hall Soc Inc $2,000 (5), St Leonards School $1,600 (4), St Kilda Kindergarten $3,500 (6), Green Island Premier Rugby Team 2017 $2,000 (6), Melchester Rovers 2nd Division $2,000 (6), Epilepsy Assn of New Zealand Inc $4,000 (3), Otago Community Hospice Trust $9,000 (3), Dunedin Community Learning Centre $10,000 (4), Kelsey Yaralla Kindergarten $2,000 (4), Otago Therapeutic Pool Trust $25,000 (3), Taieri Dramatic Soc Inc $1,500 (1), Queens High School $5,000 (4), Green Island Assn Football Club $2,000 (4), New Zealand Salmon Anglers Assn Inc - Otago Branch $3,000 (1), Waikouaiti Outdoor Bowling Club $800 (1), Dunedin Civic Orchestra Inc T/a Dunedin Symphony Orchestra $5,000 (3), Macandrew Bay Scout Group $400 (1), Otago Multiple Sclerosis Soc Inc $6,000 (3), Otago Rugby Football Union $15,000 (6), Taieri Blokes Shed $800 (1), St Kilda Brass Band Inc $3,000 (6), Port Chalmers Primary School BOT $1,700 (4), Dunedin Cricket Assn Inc $25,000 (6), Robbie White Charitable Trust $3,000 (4), KETOB Mens Hockey $1,000 (1), Dunedin Marine Search & Rescue $2,500 (3), St Clair School $4,000 (4),Tainui School $2,000 (6), St Kilda Indoor Basketball Club $2,000 (3), Dunedin Youth Orchestra $1,500 (3), Waikouaiti Rodeo Assn $3,000 (3), Bellyfull New Zealand Trust Dunedin $1,000 (1), Bayfield Kindergarten $1,000 (4), Adards Otago Inc $2,000 (3), Leith Bowling Club $600 (3), Big Rock Primary School $3,000 (4), John McGlashan Presbyterian College Board Inc $2,500 (4), Southern Youth Choir Trust $600 (6) Otago Indoor Bowls Assn $2,000 (3), Otago Synchronised Swimming Club $1,000 (1), Fairfield School $4,000 (4), The Little Box of Operas Inc $1,200 (5) Roslyn Free Kindergarten $2,000 (4), Sara Cohen School $5,000 (4), Kaikorai Junior Cricket Club $1,200 (1), Bathgate Park School $1,000 (4), Taieri Parents Centre Inc $2,400 (1), Dunedin Council of Social Services $2,000 (6), Otago Rock & Mineral Club $2,000 (1), Eastern District Indoor Bowls Sub Assn $400 (1), East Otago Events Centre Soc Inc $4,000 (6), North End Rowing Club Inc $2,000 (1), Cycling Otago Inc $2,000 (6), Otago Miniature Road & Rail Soc Inc $1,500 (3),Otago Womens Evergreen Softball $1,500 (1), Roslyn Wakari Assn Football Club Inc $25,000 (6), Netball South $10,000 (6), St Mary's Kaikorai School Dunedin $2,000 (4), Tautuku Fishing Club $2,000 (6), Cargills Castle Trust $5,000 (6) Taieri Bowling Club $3,000 (3), Green Island Assn Football Club $4,000 (6), Pregnancy Counselling Services Dunedin $3,000 (5), St Mary's School Mosgiel $1,500 (4),Waikouaiti Playcentre $3,000 (4), Forbury Park Trotting Club $10,000 (6), Kaikorai Bowling Club $1,000 (6):

Reasons for Approving; 1 – Approved in full, 2 – Part qualifies only, 3 – Assessment of financial viability of applicant, 4 – Educational, 5 – Benefit to community of either applicant or purpose, 6 – Applicants ability to raise funds, 7 – Trust available funds, 8 – Prioritising available funds