In 2021 the Northland Grassroots Fund allocations went to: Te Orewai Te Horo Trust, ParentPort North Inc, Motivate Community Trust, Rongopai House Community Trust, Potahi Marae, Fresh Start 20/20 Family Services and Foodbank Inc. These are just some of the organisations funded via the 2021 distribution of over $92,000 made by Northland Community Foundation through the Northland Grassroots Fund.
Every year the Northland Grassroots Fund is made available to charities and organisations working with the local community to provide services and support all over Northland.
In 2021, with just over $92,000 available to distribute, applications were received from 32 organisations that amounted to over $356,597 worth of requests in total. The Northland Community Foundation’s Grant Panel, made up of volunteers from around the region, had the difficult job of selecting 16 organisations to be the recipients of this year’s available funds.
Organisations who received a donation from the Northland Grassroots Fund 2021 were as follows:
|Rongopai House Community Trust||$7,500|
|ParentPort North Inc||$10,000|
|Fresh Start 20/20 Family Services & Food Bank Incorporated||$5,000|
|Graeme Dingle Foundation Far North (formerly Whangaroa Kiwi Can Charitable Trust)||$5,000|
|Rainbow Youth Incorporated||$7,500|
|Kumarani Productions Trust||$5,000|
|Motivate Community Trust||$8,832|
|Bald Angels Charitable Trust||$5,000|
|Toi Ngāpuhi Ltd||$5,000|
|Wekaweka Valley Community Trust||$7,500|
|te Orewai Te Horo Trust||$13,000|
|Foster Hope Charitable Trust – Northland||$2,200|
|Waikare Community Development & Research Trust||$3,000|
|Family Support Services Kaiwaka/Mangawhai Incorporated||$5,000|
|Total allocated amount||$92,532|
Congratulations to all organisations that have been awarded grants. We know the funds will be used to benefit the community and make a real difference in peoples’ lives!
Northland Grassroots Fund is kindly supported by The Tindall Foundation and boosted by donations from NCF’s Northland Community Fund. Funds are granted to local initiatives that aim to improve the lives of Northlanders in the long-term under the ‘families’ category.
To see our latest story from a recipient from the Northland Grassroots Fund click here: Graeme Dingle Foundation Far North – Whangaroa Kiwi Can Charitable Trust