Groups get funds boost
The Auckland Theatre Company and YWCA are just two of the community groups benefiting from $2.5 million worth of grants from SkyCity Auckland Community Trust.
The grants support a wide range of community projects including providing insulation for homes of low-income families in South Auckland, encouraging teens to be more active, and purchasing land to build homes for vulnerable families in West Auckland.
The Auckland Theatre Company received a donation of $26,730 towards providing seating in its proposed waterfront theatre in Wynyard Quarter.
YWCA Auckland received $30,000 to contribute towards its Future Leaders mentoring programme which provides long-term skills-based services to young women.
Applications for next year’s Auckland Community Trust grants will open in December.