Earthquake Fund Recipients 2012

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Recipients Funded in December 2012
Real Steps Trust
Workshops, courses and programmes to provide care and assistance
                      $10,000
Family Help Trust
Programme to modify children’s behaviour
$10,000
Wellbeing North Canterbury
Coordinator’s salary to establish a Timebank in North Canterbury
$10,000
Methodist Church (& others)
Building resilience with local communities
$55,000
Seabrook McKenzie Trust
Onsite psychologist to assist with children stressed by earthquakes
$10,000
Citizens Advice Bureau
Restore Bureau to pre-earthquake levels by recruiting new volunteers and setting up systems to retain and support existing volunteers
$20,000
Christchurch Peoples Resource Centre
Running costs of the Beneficiaries Advice Centre
$10,000
Te Puna Whaiora Children’s Health Camps
Support Field Workers in Schools roles during the time of education reviews and school closures
$64,000
Recipients Funded in October 2012
Alzheimers Canterbury
Extension of client coffee group to Kaiapoi where earthquakes have been disruptive for people suffering Alzheimers
$3,590
Canterbury Men’s Centre
Free counselling and social work programme for men
$38,625
Philanthropy NZ
Assistance with costs of running 3 meetings in Christchurch for funders working together to ensure earthquake funding is used effectively
$5,000
Rata Counselling Services Inc
Development of promotional material to assist people to locate the service following post-earthquake relocation
$7,816
Mothers Supporting Mothers
Support to establish an accessible weekly Kaiapoi group counselling session with a creche and qualified facilitators
$26,200
Recipients Funded in September 2012
Linwood Resource Centre and Community Gardens
Men’s Action Project to develop constructive activities for men to contribute to their local community
$9,578
Barnardos NZ
Youth Mentor/Educator to work with family support service assisting young people dealing with post-earthquake stress issues
$35,000
Birthright Christchurch Inc
Rent for premises leased in 2011 following loss in February 2011 earthquake of previously subsidised accommodation at Christchurch Community House
$12,600
Eastside Baptist Community Trust Inc
Part-time salary to continue assisting older persons develop plans to connect fully to their chosen community
$25,920
Parklands Baptist Community Church
Funding on behalf of Parklands Community Network agencies to act as a catalyst to inspire community led ideas, inititiatives and activities
$10,000
Christchurch Migrants Centre Trust
Encourage participation in the Centre’s Ethnic Leaders Empowerment programme and commence collaborative programme of multi-ethnic projects
$21,000
Lyttelton Harbour Basin Youth Council
Assist community organisations to work through issues created by loss of financial records and/or key administration staff during earthquakes
$5,000
Selwyn Parenting Network
Part-time salary to help strengthen family and community cohesiveness
$13,000
Supergrans Christchurch
Resource kit for volunteers and clients to personalise assistance they receive and provide ongoing resource once volunteer moves on
$3,000
Fono Faufautua a Matai Samoa I Kalaisetete
Employ person to assess current needs and organise volunteers and ensure those affected by earthquakes get the help to which they are entitled
$4,600
Recipients Funded in July 2012
Renew Brighton
Development of a community profile showing the strengths and social assets available to assist with the recovery and revitalisation of the New Brighton area
$7,006
Volunteer Army
Youth attendance at a convery in return for volunteer hours with the intention of motivating young people to engage with their community and realise their potential
$10,000
Christchurch Community Accounting
Assist community organisations to work through issues created by loss of financial records and/or key administration staff during earthquakes
$10,500
Sport Canterbury
Continuation of primary school cluster sports competitions in hard hit suburbs providing activities to around 2500 children a week
$25,000
Tenants Protection Association
Delivery of an outreach programme to assist tenants to resolve tenancy issues
$54,174
North Avon Baptist Church
Hire rubbish skips for residents of Richmond to use for free disposal of rubbish
$1,040
Delta Community Trust
Development of a vacant site for use as a music event site over the next 2 years
$8,900
NZ Refugee Services
Provision of partial support towards fees to enable a number of refugees to undertake a CPIT Trade Training course in painting and decorating
$9,000
Positive Directions Trust
Part-salary for a Volunteer Coordinator to supervise volunteers in their work with whanau support
$10,000
Southshore Residents Association
Part-time Earthquake Recovery Coordinator for the Southgate area following land zone decisions requiring access to information
$9,500
Parklands Baptist Community Church
Church as fund holder applying on behalf of Parklands Community Network of agencies working in the area to enable them to act as a catalyst to inspire community led ideas, initiatives and activities
$10,000
Recipients Funded in May 2012
CanCERN
Salaries and running costs to enable CanCERN to represent and assist resident based groups respond to earthquake recovery issues
$52,000
Canterbury Workers Educational Institute
Delivery of courses in New Brighton where buildings and services lost
$1,406
Caring for Carers
Older persons support group in Shirley for people socially isolated by post-earthquake challenges
$7,500
Cholmondeley
Rent for second year accommodation in temporary facility due to cessation of insurance cover
$20,000
Recipients Funded in April 2012
Mental Health Education and Resource Centre Inc
Seminars and expos on psycho-social research, practice and existing mental health services
$15,000
Oxford Community Trust
Facilitation of participation in development of long-term District recovery plan
$13,104
NeighbourhoodTrust
“Welcome” pack for newcomers displaced from Red Zone.
$3,400
La Famia Creative Arts
Arts and crafts workshops targeting people experiencing physical or mental disability
$54,860
Community Energy Action Trust
Home energy advisor sypport
$10,000
Addington Action
Consolidation of team into a single workplace
$12,500
Recipients Funded in March 2012
Deaf Society of Canterbury Inc
Provide storage for files, office and hall equipment, historical items and sporting equipment
$7,050
Mental Health Advocacy and peer support
Required to move into premises which will be charged at a higher commercial rate
$40,000
The Loons Theatre Trust
While their theatre is rebuilt there is a need to build capacity of the trust
$13,000
The Christchurch Music Industry Charitable Trust
Creation of a central rehearsal place for musicians allowing artists to regroup, reinvigorate and revitalise the inner city
$50,000
Otautahi Youth
Appointment of Executive Facilitator to support the Council and ensure the voices of young Christchurch people are heard and they are engaged in the rebuild of the community
$40,000
Heal Christchurch
Provision of free health care to alleviate stress for Christchurch
$3,680
Recipients Funded in February 2012
Vision Employment Support Service
Office set-up costs incurred due to inability to secure adequate earthquake insurance
$10,000
Habitat for Humanity
Provide meals for volunteers involved in the project to repair essential and urgent items in earthquake damaged houses
$40,000
Gap Filler
Project coordinator wages and project costs
$25,000
Youth Alive Trust
Employment of a male mentor to help meet the post-earthquake demand for male mentors to support young boys and the lack of available volunteers
$37,500
Caroline Reid Family Support and Stepping Stone Trust
Holiday camps and recreational activities for children affected by earthquake
$15,956
Rata Counseling Service
Unbudgeted costs resulting from cessation of lease due to damage to former landlord’s other properties
$15,753
Christchurch Women’s Refuge
Pilot project to engage male offender due to increased family violence in North Canterbury following earthquakes
$46,800
Project Esther
Through various programmes this group will build resilience of young, single mothers
$15,037
Philanthropy New Zealand
Contribution to Christchurch earthquakes funders forum
$5,000

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