This Society, pursuant to its licence under the Gambling Act 2003, has distributed net proceeds, for the period 1st July to 31st December 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: 41.27%, Sporting Organisations: 58.73% 

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

Otago Boys High School $2,000 (4), Dunedin Choral Soc $1,000 (3), St Francis Xavier School BOT, $2,000 (4), Roslyn Wakari Assn Football Club Inc $4,000 (6), Dunedin Ladies Probus Club $450 (1), Chisholm Park Golf Club $25,000 (3), Southern Cross All Breeds Cat Club (Otago) Inc $1,000 (6), Otago Rowing Assn Inc $1,200 (6), Taieri District Pony Club Inc $2,000 (6), Otago Boys High School - Volleyball, $500 (4), Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Parents Assn $2,500 (6), Taieri Musical Soc Inc $10,000 (1), Kavanagh College - Football Tournament $500 (1), Cosy Dell Tennis Club $1,000 (6), Otago University Hockey Club Inc $600 (1), Swimming Otago Inc $1,000 (6), Fire in Ice Outrigger Canoe Club Inc $1,000 (3), Kings High School $1,000 (4), Pregnancy Help Inc - Dunedin Branch $2,500 (5), Outram Charitable Trust $2,500 (6), Edmund Rice Camps Dunedin Inc $2,500 (1), Onyx Militaires Marching Club $1,000 (6), Queens High School $1,000 (4), 30th Dunedin Girls Brigade $1,000 (1), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Port Chalmers Bowling Club Inc $1,200 (6), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Dunedin Horticultural Soc Inc $500 (1), Otago Rose Soc Inc $600 (6), North East Valley Normal School  BOT $3,000 (4), Camp Quality South $3,000 (1), Blacks Hill Cricket Club $1,500 (1), Dunedin Orienteering Club Inc $2,000 (3), Athletics Taieri Inc $3,000 (3), Otago Rugby Football Union $10,000 (3),  Royal New Zealand Pipe Band Assn - Otago Centre $2,500 (5), Brooklands Park Sporting Complex Inc $10,000 (3),  St Clair Surf Lifesaving Club Inc $17,800 (1),  Mosgiel West Community Pool Committee $3,000 (5), Dunedin Community House Inc $1,000 (1), St Kilda Bowling Club Inc $1,500 (6),  Otago University Squash Racquets Club $1,000 (6), Andersons Bay Bowling Club Inc $1,000 (6), Otago Country Cricket Assn Inc $500 (6), Greater Green Island Rhythmic Gymnastics Club Inc $900 (6), Dunedin Pool Assn Inc $1,000 (6),  Waikouaiti Golf Club $450 (6), Zonta Club of Metropolitan Dunedin $1,000 (3), Fairfield Bowling Club $2,000 (6),  Bayfield Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Swimming Otago Inc $1,000 (6),  Talking House Charitable Trust, $800 (5), Kaikorai Small Indoor Bowling Club $700 (1), The Scout Assn of NZ - St Patricks Scout Group $2,000 (3),  Bronz (Otago) Inc $5,000 (3) Kingslea School - Puketai - Dunedin $2,200 (4), Progress of Waikouaiti Area Inc $1,500 (5),  Matakanui Rugby Club $3,000 (3), Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra Inc $2,500 (6), Kaikorai Valley College BOT $4,000 (4), Sacred Heart School  BOT $2,000 (4), Otago Miniature Road & Rail Soc Inc $2,000 (6), Otago Area ESNZ Showjumping $2,000 (1), Carers Society (Otago) $2,000 (3), Dunedin Prison Charitable Trust $1,000 (3), Dunedin Pool Assn $1,000 (6), Neptune Swimming Club $2,000 (6), Kavanagh College - Hockey Tounament $500 (4), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Otago Golf Club $20,000 (6), OCUSA Conference Account $1,000 (6),  Island Park Golf Club $18,000 (6), Southern Regions Sled Dog Club $600 (6), Adards Otago Inc $1,000 (5), Otago Child Care Centre Inc $2,000 (4), Taieri College BOT $3,000 (4), Otago University Rowing Club $1,500 (6),  St Clair Golf Club $15,000 (6), Otago Secondary School Sport Assn $2,000 (4), Squash Otago Inc $2,000 (1), Community St Kilda Library $2,000 (1),  Forbury Park Bowling Club $5,000 (3), Northern AFC Dunedin Inc $2,000 (6),Festival of the Plain Inc $4,000 (6), Dunedin Community Mediation $500 (1), Mornington Scouts Dunedin $500 (5), Otago Boys High School $1,000 (4), Caversham Harrier and Athletic Club Inc $2,000 (6), Bathgate Park School $2,000 (4), Taieri Dramatic Soc Inc $1,000 (6), Big Rock School $1,000 (4),  Abbotsford Kindergarten $2,500 (4), Richard Hudson Kindergarten $3,000 (4), Spinal Cord Soc NZ Inc $4,000 (5), Otago Maori Rugby $2,000 (6), Parent to Parent Otago $1,500 (5), Ariki (Dn) Amateur Athletic & Harrier Club $1,500 (6), Eastern Rugby Football Club $6,000 (3), Dunedin BMX Club $3,000, (3), Otago Cricket Assn $20,000 (6), Tautuku Fishing Club $2,500 (3), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Green Island School BOT $2,000 (4), Kaikorai Grays Sport & Travel Inc $2,000 (6), Macandrew Bay Bowing Club Inc $600 (1), Dressage Otago $2,000 (6), Dunedin Swim Coaching Board $800 (1), Waikouaiti District Pony Club, $800 (1), Otago Boys High School $1,000 (4), Musselburgh School  BOT $2,000 (4), Central Otago A & P Show $2,500 (5), Waikouaiti Indoor Bowls, $1,500 (6), Golf Otago Inc $900 (6), Port Chalmers Primary School  BOT $2,000 (4), University of Otago Rugby Inc $2,000 (3), Taieri Cricket Club $5,000 (6), Talking House Charitable Trust $1,000 (5), Otago Boys High School $500 (4), Taieri Bowling Club, $7,000 (6), Outram School  BOT $2,000 (4), Dunedin Underwater Hockey Club $500 (6), Bradford School BOT $3,000 (4), Pitcairn Jamboree Fundraising $2,000 (1), Neptune Swimming Club $1,000 (6), Otago Softball Assn $1,000 (3), Lions Club of Green Island Charitable Trust $1,400 (1), Bathgate Park School $3,500 (4), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Dunedin Swim Coaching Board $500 (6), Otago Softball Assn $1,000 (3), Taieri Junior Cricket Club Inc $3,500 (6), Kia Toa Tigers Rugby League and Multi - Cultural Sports Club Inc $1,500 (6), Rape Crisis Dunedin Inc $1,000 (3), Silverstream Primary School $3,000 (4), Kaikorai Rugby Football Club Inc $5,000 (3), Dunedin Technical AFC $12,000 (6), Otago Boys High School $500 (4), Mosgiel Piping and Dancing Soc $1,000 (6), Gladfied Country Golf Club Inc $5,000 (6), Football South $25,000 (3), Brockville Kindergarten Committee $1,500 (4), Otago Secondary School Sports Assn $1,000 (4) Otago Cricket Assn $60,000 (6), Opoho School $1,000 (4), Fairfield Scout Group $2,000 (3), Tainui Sports Soc $1,000 (3), Taieri Probus Club $2,000 (6), Otago Children's Autusm Support Group Trust Board Inc $5,000 (5), Otago Multiple Birth Club Inc $800 (1), Southern Ice Hockey League $1,000 (6), Palmerston Primary School BOT $1,000 (4), Mosgiel District Motorcycle Club $4,000 (6), Bathgate Park School $13,000 (4), Logan Park High School BOT $1,500 (4), West Taieri Pony Club $2,000 (6), The Green Island Sports Club $700 (1), Kaikorai Cricket Club $3,500 (6), Chisholm Park Golf Club $3,500 (3), Southern United FC Inc $10,000, (6), Dunedin Civic Orchester Inc T/a Dunedin Symphony Orchestra $15,000 (5), Maniototo Golf Club Inc $2,500 (6), Dunedin RSA Choir $3,000 (5), Otago Badminton Assn $600 (1), Karitane Bowling Club Inc $2,500 (6), Creative Arts Trust $1,000 (6), Green Island Combined Sports Bodies Inc $17,000 (5), Fortune Theatre Trust $6,000 (1), Dunedin Civic Orchestra Inc T/a Dunedin Symphony Orchestra $3,000 (5), Brockville Community Church $3,000 (5), Green Island Fireside Club Inc, $500 (1), Otago Boys High School $1,000 (4), Waitati Summer Music Camp Inc $2,000, 3, Tennis Otago Inc $14,000, 5, Omakau School & Community Pool Committee $3,500 (4), ID Dunedin Fashion Inc Soc $4,500 (5), Leith Croquet Club Inc $2,000 (6), West Harbour Pony Club $1,500 (6), Omakau Bowling Club $1,000 (6), Rape Crisis Dunedin Inc $1,000 (5), St Kilda Brass Band Inc $2,000 (6), Wakari Cub & Scout Group $2,000 (1), Forbury Park Trotting Club Inc $13,000 (3), Macandrew Bay Scout Group $200 (5), St Joseph's Cathedral School $2,000 (1), Otago Rock &Mineral Club $1,800 (3), Mornington Free Kindergarten $1,500 (4), Kaikorai Bowling Club Inc $10,000 (6), Southern Youth Choir Trust $300 (2), Kaikorai Bowling Club $4,000 (3), Otago Table Tennis Assn Inc $1,500 (6), Blue Oyster Arts Trust $1,000 (5), Opoho Primary School $2,000 (4), North East Valley Cricket Club, $2,000 (6), Volunteering Otago Trust $1,000 (5), Yellow - Eyed Penguin Trust $1,000 (3), Dunedin Chapter Sweet Adelines Int'l Inc - Dunedin Harmony Chorus $1,000 (3), Highgate Sports Foundation $400 (1), Taieri College BOT $4,000 (1), Andersons Bay Bowling Club Inc $1,000 (1), Kartsport Dunedin Inc $2,000 (6), Dunedin Branch Pony Club $1,000 (3), Progress of Waikouaiti Area $1,000 (3), Green Island School BOT $2,000 (4), Mornington Bowling Club, $1,500 (3), Friends of the Globe Theatre $1,000 (6), Aspire Kids Tamariki Matana Charitable Trust $500 (3), Otago School of Piping and Drumming $1,500 (6), Dunedin Opera Co Inc $1,500 (6), Wakari Indoor Bowling Club $1,000 (1) Macandrew Netball Club $1,000 (6), Lee Stream School BOT $1,200 (4), Kiwi Swim Club Inc $1,000 (6) Otago Softball Assn $1,000 (3), Ravensbourne Volunteer Fire Brigade $2,000 (5), Otago Girls High School $500 (4), Coast Guard Dunedin Inc $1,500 (5), 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