There are three funding avenues available:

Lion Foundation - applications for significant levels of support, this is funded and administered through gaming machines and the Lion foundation
Sponsorship - for requests for support that do not qualify for Lion Foundation funding.  This support is funded through the trading arm of Ashburton Licensing Trust.
Donations - for altruistic funding of worthy causes such as hospice, this support is also funded through the trading arm of the Ashburton Licensing Trust.

 

Lion Foundation Grants

The Lion Foundation have ownership of all gaming machines operated in Ashburton Trust owned premises which are;

The decision on which organisations are successful is still made by LOCAL people.  The Grants Distribution committee consists of the six elected Ashburton Trust Board members, the Mayor and two independently appointed Ashburton residents.  All monies generated through the gaming machines in the Ashburton Trust establishments are returned to Mid Canterbury based organisations.  Mid Canterbury is defined geographically (as opposed to Electoral boundaries) as Mountains to Sea and River (Hakatere) to River (Rangitata).  Download map HERE.

APPLY HERE

 

ASHBURTON LICENSING TRUST SPONSORSHIPS

The Ashburton Licensing Trust is proud and pleased to be able to support our local community in the form of sponsorships to sports clubs & teams, arts & cultural societies, special interest and education organisations.   These sponsorship funds are distributed profits from the trading arm of Ashburton Licensing Trust. When we consider applications for sponsorship we will look for sponsorship where we can achieve a win:win i.e. mutually benefit both the applicant and drive awareness of the outlet providing the sponsorship.  To apply for sponsorship for your club or team please contact us directly.

APPLY HERE 

 

ASHBURTON LICENSING TRUST DONATIONS

The Ashburton Licensing Trust has long supported local worthy causes in the Ashburton community.  This form of funding is best suited to organisations such as hospices, charitable societies and the like where the main purpose is altruistic.   The donated funds are distributed profits from the trading arm of Ashburton Licensing Trust.   To apply for a donation for your organisation please contact us directly.

 APPLY HERE

 

The Grants Distribution Committee members are:

The criteria for funding is available from the Lion Foundation website.

Application forms can be submitted at any time, be sure to get your application to the Lion Foundation as far in advance of the next meetings date as possible.  Once the application is received by the Lion Foundation it is assessed to ensure that all of the required information has been submitted, if not the application is not compliant and the Lion Foundation will make contact with your organisation to advise what further information is required.  Non compliant applications will not be considered at the meetings. The more time you can give the Lion Foundation to ensure your application is compliant the better to make sure your application can be considered at the next scheduled meeting.  

Requests for funding for retrospective projects or events will NOT be considered under any circumstances.

If you wish to apply please fill out an application form.  These can be found at all Ashburton Trust gaming sites, the Ashburton Trust Head Office, or you can download the application for HERE.

If you require any further information or assistance with your Lion Foundation application, please contact Carol McAtamney on (03) 307 5907 or e-mail Carol today.

 

Grants Distribution Committee Meetings

10 February 2015

Applications must be received by the Lion Foundation by 16 January 2015 at the latest

 

24 March 2015

Applications must be received by the Lion Foundation by 27 February 2015 at the latest

 

12 May 2015

Applications must be received by the Lion Foundation by 17 April 2015 at the latest

 

14 July 2015

Applications must be received by the Lion Foundation by 19 June 2015 at the latest

 

15 September 2015

Applications must be received by the Lion Foundation by 21 August 2015 at the latest

 

01 December 2015

Applications must be received by the Lion Foundation by 06 November 2015 at the latest

 

Apply in person

Ashburton Trust Head Office
Level 1, Somerset House
Cnr East & Burnett Street
Ashburton  7740

 

Post your application

Lion Foundation
Private Bag 106605
Auckland City
AUCKLAND 1143

 

Funding, Sponsorship & Donation Applications & General Queries:

All applications for sponsorship and donations must be received in writing and directed to
Telephone 03 307 5907
Facsimile 03 308 5125
Post to PO Box 217, Ashburton 7700
E-mail carol@ashtrust.co.nz

 

Complaints:

All complaints must be received in writing and directed to:

Grants Administrator
Lion Foundation
Private Bag 106605
Auckland City
AUCKLAND 1143