Community grants information at public meeting

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

Auckland community organisations will be able to find out how to access grants and support when they attend the funding fair at ASB Community Trusts annual public meeting on 5 August.Community grants information at public meeting

4 July 2013

Auckland community organisations will be able to find out how to access grants and support when they attend the funding fair at ASB Community Trust’s annual public meeting on 5 August.

The public meeting will be held at West Harbour’s Te Piringatahi o te Maungaarongo Marae, 19 Luckens Rd. Guests are asked to assemble outside at 1.45pm, ready to be called into the marae for the 2pm powhiri.

During the public meeting, ASB Community Trust’s Chair Ken Whitney will present the annual report and results for the year, CEO Jennifer Gill will give an overview of plans for 2013 and Senior Grants Advisor Catherine George will explain the Community Support Grants programme.

Following the meeting, guests will be able to attend the funding fair and gather information on grants and support available to the not-for-profit sector.

Organisations already confirmed for the funding fair are: ASB Community Trust; Auckland Council; Auckland Community Foundation; DIA Lotteries; the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand; Funding Information Service and Fundview; the Lion Foundation; North Shore Community and Social Services; Social Development Partners and Tech Soup; The Trusts Community Foundation (TTCF); Unitec, with the Graduate Diploma in Not for Profit Management and Volunteering Auckland.

More details are on the Trust’s website: www.asbcommunitytrust.org.nz

To confirm attendance, ASB Community Trust asks that you log on to www.rsvp.asbcommuntytrust.org.nz and register.

About ASB Community Trust
ASB Community Trust makes grants to groups and projects in Auckland and Northland. Using funds from the sale of its shareholding in the Auckland Savings Bank, the Trust has granted more than $800 since being formed in 1988.

Any incorporated or charitable trust in Auckland and Northland can apply for funds, provided they are a not-for-profit organisation. For more details, visit the Trust’s website: www.asbcommunitytrust.org.nz

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