We have been able to support the following community projects and organisations thanks to the generosity of our donors and the Otago Community Trust.


Clutha District Council Youth Council - to run a C.A.C.T.U.S. physical training programme.

Clutha Parks Trust - to purchase seating and picnic tables.

Cross Recreation Centre - to add a cultural element to the school holiday programme.

Jenny's Companionship Group - to provide company and social interaction to seniors in the community.

Kaitangata & District Promotions - to purchase a bench seat for the Memorial garden.

Kiwi Harvest - to help to run a fortnightly service to Balclutha with two palletts of food.

Lawrence Summer Arts Festival 2009 Inc. - to provide creative youth workshops during the school holidays.

Milton Community Health Trust - to purchase a community wheelchair.

Plunket - to run a new parents group once a term.

SOHS - Big River Kahui Ako - to provide counselling and support for young people.

The Brain Injury Assn - towards facilitating an Outreach programme in South Otago.

The Clutha Budget Advice (Happy Feet Programme) - to continue with the Happy Feet footwear programme.

The Clutha Budget Advice (Clutha Food Hub) - to provide funding to purchase freezers for the Food Hub.

Tokomairiro Kahui Ako - to provide funding for online support to families and students within the community.


Big River Kahui Ako - to provide counselling and support for young people.

Catlins Coast - towards the replacement of a laptop.

Catlins Early Learning Centre - towards outdoor play space for the new Learning Centre.

Clutha Budget Advisory Service - towards the "Happy Feet" project.

Clutha Community Hub - towards the cost of the Auditorium retractable seating.

Clutha Recreation Centre - towards the replacement of the floor scrubber.

Dunkeld Cemetery Trust - to provide an accessible Memorial of Remembrance to Beaumont's soldiers.

Kidzway Early Learning Centre - towards their indoor environment.

Kiwi Harvest Ltd - to help Kiwi Harvest with their fortnightly run to Balclutha with 2 pallets of food.

Owaka Going Forward - towards the printing of the Catlins Connection monthly newsletter.

South Otago Mountain Bike Club - to help create a Mountain Bike Park for the Clutha District.

South Otago Theatrical Society - towards replacing the floor in the Auditorium.

South West Otago Sports Activator Committee - towards the continuation of the SWOSA programme in the Clutha District.

The Brain Injury Assn (Otago) Inc. - towards facilitating an Outreach programme in the Clutha District. 

West Otago Karate Club Inc. - towards the replacement of roof and spouting on the Karate building.


Balclutha Kindergarten:   Forest kindergarten facilities

Blessed Box:  post partum support for new mothers

Clutha Parks Trust:  towards the redevelopment of Naish Park

Budget Advisory Service:  Happy Feet project to provide school shoes

Balclutha Antique Fire Fighting:  towards the building of a display shed

Lions Milton:  to support their annual fundraiser

Project Bruce:  Milton street art project

Ronald McDonald House:  towards the accommodation costs of Clutha families

Warepa Collie Club:  towards the new toilet block

Clutha Emergency Services Trust:  maintenance of defibrillators across the district

Tokomairiro Toy Library:  outdoor play equipment

Riding for the Disabled:  purchase of comfort pads for riders


Budget Advisory:  Happy Feet project

Clinton Rugby Club:  towards the upgrade of the existing playground

Riding for the Disabled:  towards the training of coaches

Lawrence Gymkhana Club: towards the upgrade of the kitchen facilities

Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club: towards the building of a shed to house rescue boat

SOTS:  safe heaters for the green room

Presbyterian Support Otago:  towards the Buddy programme

Project Bruce:  Ninja Fire Spinning course for young people

Lawrence Skate Park:  a community led project

Balclutha Parents Centre:  towards the upgrade of car seats for hire

Balclutha Gymnastics Club: for equipment purchase

School Activator programme:  towards the continuation of this very successful initiative

South Otago Kindergartens: sports programme in Milton and Lawrence

Drive My Life:  safe driving course