Ashburton Licensing Trust Grants

The Ashburton Licensing Trust have ownership of the following premises;

  • Tinwald Tavern, 103-107 Archibald Street, Ashburton
  • Hotel Ashburton, 11-35 Racecourse Road, Ashburton 
  • Speights Alehouse, 245 Burnett Street, Ashburton
  • Devon Tavern, 116-118 Victoria Street, Ashburton

With the exception of the Devon Tavern these sites are leased out to private operators. The profits from the operation/ lease of these properties along with other investments are used to make grants in the local community.

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Closing Date for grants is December 1st, 2019

 

Ashburton Licensing Trust Grants 

The Trust is targeting an annual budget for all grants to ultimately be calculated as a percentage of the Trust's net assets, but for the transition period to March 2023 it has instead set a total budget for all grants of $100,000 p.a. This total budget will be divided into four categories.


Funds distributed since April 2019 are as follows:
 
Quick Response Grants
 
  • Ashburton Plunket    $600
  • Ashburton Fanciers Society    $1,000
  • Ashburton A&P Association   $706
  • Lions Club of Ashburton   $288
  • Mid Canterbury Hockey   $1,000
  • Ashburton Santa Parade    $1,500

Annual Grants

  • Caninspire Charitable Trust   $2,000
  • Ashburton Rugby Football League and Sports Club   $2,500
  • Ashburton Cadet Unit   $1,000
  • Peel Forest Outdoor Pursuits Charitable Trust   $795
  • CAP Ashburton Debt Centre   $1,500
  • Ruapuna Hall Committee   $5,000
  • Mid Canterbury Tennis   $1,500
  • Ashburton County Scottish Pipe Band Society   $1,500
  • Mid Canterbury Basketball   $800
  • Mid Canetrbury Rugby Union   $5,000
  • Kanuka Mid Canterbury Regeneration Trust   $500

Multi Year Grants
 
  • Mid Canterbury Tennis Centre    $5,500 (Year 10 of 10)
  • Ashburton Trust Event Centre    $5,000 (Year 3 of 10)
  • Ashburton College    $10,000 (Year 2 of 3) 
  • Connecting Mid Canterbury   $10,000 (Year 2 of 3)  

Big Project Grants

  • Nil 
Funds distributed April 2018 to March 2019 are as follows:
 
Quick Response Grants
 
  • Mid Canterbury Hockey    $300
  • Wheelchair Basketball    $400
  • Mollie Gibson    $1,000 
  • Ashburton A&P Association   $699
  • Ashburton Fanciers Society    $700
  • Mid Canterbury Hockey    $1,000
  • Wheelchair Basketball    $400   
  • Ashburton Santa Parade    $700
  • Allenton Bowling Club    $200
  • ACADS    $700
  • Keagan Bradley    $200    
  • Ashburton Bowling Greens Assn.     $150
  • Ashburton Bowling Club     $300
  • Ashburton Community Christmas Lunch     $492
  • Nicola Winstone     $400

Annual Grants

  • Mid Canterbury Rugby Union    $8,000
  • Hospice Mid Canterbury Trust    $2,000
  • Mid Canterbury Tennis    $1,500 
  • Ashburton Parents Centre   $1,920
  • Ashburton Learning Centre    $4,000
  • Community House    $1,500  
  • Mt Somers Walkway Society     $1,000
  • Mid Canterbury Aero Club     $1,000
  • Mid Canterbury Emergency Relief Fund     $2,500
  • Ashburton Youth Cafe Charitable Trust     $2,500
Multi Year Grants
 
  • Mid Canterbury Tennis Centre    $5,500 (Year 9 of 10)
  • Ashburton Trust Event Centre    $5,000 (Year 2 of 10)
  • Ashburton College    $10,000 (Year 1 of 3) 
  • Connecting Mid Canterbury   $10,000 (Year 1 of 3)  

Big Project Grants

  • Nil 

Grants for the period from 1st April 2018 now total in excess of $55,000, spread across a wide range of organisations supporting the community, sports, and education and health initiatives.


 

Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday 9am to 3pm

Physical Address: 

Level 2, Somerset House, Cnr East & Burnett Streets, Ashburton 7700

Postal Address:   PO Box 217, Ashburton 7740

Phone:   +64 3 307 5911

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