This Society, pursuant to its licence under the Gambling Act 2003, has distributed net proceeds, for the period 1st July to 31 December 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: 39.19% Sporting Organisations: 60.81%
The list of organisations who have received funding from 1 July to 31 December 2010 is as follows, those who have not been approved can be found here.

Approved

Otago Boy's High School $900.00; Green Island Cricket Club Inc $2,000.00; Logan Park High School $500.00; United Hockey Club $500.00; Taieri Swimming Club $400.00; Roslyn Wakari Assn Football Club Inc $10,000.00; Otago Rowing Assn $1,500.00; Taieri Bowling Club $5,000.00; Neptune Swimming Club $1,000.00; Football South $1,000.00; Otago 12th Grade Girls Rep Football Team $500.00; Taieri College $400.00; Kaikorai Valley College $1,000.00; Otago Waterpolo Assn $500.00; Onyx Militaries Midget Marching Team $500.00; St Hildas Collegiate School $500.00; Southern Gymnastic Academy Inc $1,000.00; John McGlashan College $750.00; Otago Presbyterian Girls College (Collumba College) $500.00; Dunedin Night Shelter Trust $4,000.00; Logan Park High School BOT $500.00; Parent to Parent - Otago branch $2,000.00; St Hilda's Collegiate School $500.00; Kaikorai Bowling Club Inc $5,000.00; Otago Waterpolo Assn $500.00; SAR Dogs Otago Inc $2,000.00; Ariki AA and Harriers Club $500.00; Dunedin Community House Trust $400.00; Otago University Squash Racquets Club $500.00; Otago Waterpolo Assn $500.00; Kings High School $1,000.00; St Joseph's Cathedral School $1,000.00; Williams Syndrome Hypocalcaemia Assn $4,000.00; Elmgrove School $2,000.00; Otago Eleventh Grade Soccer $1,000.00; Helen Deem Kindergarten $500.00; Southern Gymnastics Academy Inc - Dunedin Branch $1,000.00; Alhambra Union Rugby Football Club $10,000.00; Cantors Choir (OUSA) $400.00; Wakari Hill Community Assn $500.00; Kaikorai Metropolitan Brass Inc $1,000.00;
Epilepsy Association of NZ Otago Branch $2,000.00; Otago Girls High School $500.00; Dunedin Council of Social Services $500.00; Roslyn Scout Group $500.00; Heart Foundation $280.00; Taieri College BOT $2,000.00; National Heart Foundation Otago Branch $1,000.00; Kaikorai Cricket Club Inc $2,500.00; Dunedin Riding for the Disabled $2,000.00; Otago Presbyterian Girls College $500.00; Outram Bowling Club Inc $1,500.00 Kaikorai Cricket Club Inc $1,750.00; Eastern Districts Picnic Race Meeting Club $1,500.00; Otago Multiple Sclerosis Soc $1,000.00; Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc $6,000.00; Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Parent Assn (Juniors) $2,000.00; Caversham Primary School $3,000.00;  La Leche League Peninsula Group $500.00; Touchables $700.00; North Otago Ruby Football Union Inc $1,500.00; Dunedin Citizens Advice Bureau $400.00; Otago Badminton Assoc $500.00; Otago Girls High School $500.00; Macandrew Bay School $500.00; Middlemarch Swimming Club Inc $1,000.00; Broad Bay School BOT $500.00; The Otago Pioneer Women’s Memorial Assn Inc $1,000.00; Macandrew Bay Bowling Club Inc $500.00; Dunedin District Land SAR Committee $2,000.00; East Otago Community Sports & Cultural Centre Trust $3,000.00; Taieri Dramatic Society Inc $1,000.00; Otago Women's Evergreen Softball $1,000.00; Otago Tramping & Mountaineering Club Inc $1,000.00; Broad Bay Community Centre Inc $1,000.00;
Active Kids Otago $7,000.00; Dunedin Brass Inc $3,000.00; Maori Hill School $3,500.00; Otago Synchronized Swimming Club $100.00; Kaikorai Valley College BOT $1,500.00; Pirates Football Club Dunedin Inc $2,000.00; Opoho Primary School $1,500.00; King's High School $3,000.00; Carlton Hill Primary $1,500.00; Otago Cricket Assn Inc $25,000.00; Arthur Street School $1,500.00; University Grange Cricket Club $500.00; Outram School BOT $1,000.00; Blacks Hill Cricket Club $1,500.00; Melchester Rovers Junior Soccer Club $1,500.00; Taieri Cricket Club Inc $4,000.00; King's High School $900.00; Otago Boys High School $1,500.00; Netball Otago Inc $5,000.00; Taieri Junior Cricket Club $3,000.00; St Kilda Bowling Club Inc $500.00; North East Valley Cricket Club $1,500.00; Halfway Bush Kindergarten $1,000.00; Waikouaiti Cricket Club $1,900.00; St Patrick's School Board of Trustees $800.00; Forbury School BOT $1,500.00; North East Valley School PTA $1,500.00; Balmacewan Bowling Club $500.00; Mountain Biking Otago Inc $1,500.00; Scouting Mosgiel $200.00; Otago B.S.A. Motorcycle Owners Club $2,000.00; Mosgiel West Community Pool Committee $4,500.00; Bowls Dunedin Inc $2,000.00; Dunedin Pool Assn Inc $500.00;Otago Cricket Umpires & Scorers Assn $1,000.00; The Otago Sailing Development Trust $500.00; Waikouaiti District Pony Club $600.00; Otago United Inc $10,000.00; Sport Administration Esprit Inc $1,500.00; Mosgiel Central Kindergarten $1,000.00; Dunedin Branch Paraplegic & Physically Disabled Assn $500.00; Dn Astronomical Society Inc $500.00; Otago Leisure Marchers $600.00; Opoho Scout Group $500.00; Taieri Junior Rugby Club $1,000.00; The Really Authentic Gilbert & Sullivan Performance Trust $6,000.00;
Hill City Athletic Club $1,000.00; Otago United Inc $10,000.00; Taieri College BOT $1,000.00; St Clair Golf Club $15,000.00; Make-A- Wish Foundation of NZ Trust $2,500.00; Balmacwen Bowling Club $500.00; Mornington Scout Group Jamboree $1,500.00; Dressage Otago $1,500.00; Broad Bay School BOT $500.00; Belleknowes Golf Club Inc $5,000.00; Karitane Bowling Club $1,000.00; The Evergreens Softball Club $1,000.00; Otago Waterpolo Assn $500.00; Alexandra Cricket Club $1,500.00; The Otago Sailing Development Trust $500.00; Logan Park Bowling Club $500.00; Warrington Surf Life Savings Club $1,000.00; Taieri Ministers Assn $500.00; Ravensbourne School $800.00; The Otago Rose Society Inc $600.00; Dunedin Operatic Inc $5,000.00; Kaikorai Bowling Club Inc $1,500.00; Kiwi Swim Club Inc $600.00; Otago Secondary Schools Sports Assn Inc $2,000.00; Macandrew Bay Playcentre $500.00; Saturday Morning Music Classes (Dn) Soc. Inc. $1,000.00; Roslyn Scout Group $500.00; Taieri Bowling Club $4,000.00; Southern Music Therapy Trust $1,000.00; St Clair Golf Club $6,500.00; Green Island Bowling Club $1,000.00; The Scout Assn of NZ St Patrick’s Scout Group $500.00; ME Information & Support Service (Otago/Southland) Inc $500.00; Otago Water Ski Club Inc $500.00; Forbury Park Croquet Club Inc $1,000.00; Tainui Scout Group Jamboree $500.00; Taieri Pipe Band $2,000.00; Green Island Scout Group Jamboree Fund $500.00; Active Kids Otago Inc $5,000.00; Andersons Bay Scout Group $500.00; Brighton Rugby Football Club Inc $2,500.00; St Clair Golf Club $3,000.00; Otago Dance Education Trust $500.00; Waikouaiti Golf Club Inc $500.00; Central Otago Trotting Club Inc $3,000.00;