Christchurch City Council/Riccarton/Wigram Community Board
The Riccarton-Wigram Community Board represents around 61,000 people, 21,500 households in an area extending from Templeton in the west, across to Riccarton, and south to Halswell.
Rātā Foundation, formerly The Canterbury Community Trust, was established in 1988. As the South Island’s largest philanthropic funder, Rātā Foundation receives no income from other funders or gaming machines, making it unique and independent in the region’s philanthropic community. Over the last three decades we have assisted hundreds of organisations through grants totalling over $434 million to help communities in need.
The Mainland Foundation
The Mainland Foundation is an independent hotel-based society licensed to operate gaming machines in hotels and taverns, raising money for distribution to the Community. Our Net Proceeds Committee generally meets twice a month to consider applications.
The Community Organisations Grant Scheme
The Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) is a community-driven fund that provides grants to non-profit community organisations that deliver community-based social services.
37 Local Distribution Committees (LDCs), served by volunteers, consider and make decisions on grant applications from community organisations within each LDC's local community.
Riccarton Baptist Church
Living our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and his transforming power through overlapping diverse communities.
Riccarton is an active Rotary club with over 80 members and we meet regularly throughout the year, usually on Monday lunchtimes. We are affiliated to Rotary International and we support a lot of Rotary International initiatives throughout the region.
To ensure empowered communities, community well-being and a sense of nationhood; and to ensure Treaty of Waitangi obligations are fulfilled.
The Tindall Foundation
The Tindall Foundation is a private family foundation that gives to organisations and communities throughout Aotearoa New Zealand by way of donations, training, capacity building and research, and by partnering with others
Archer Kingdom Ministries Fund
Archer with its Charitable Trust and Companies, also believes in supporting other similar minded ministries in our community. Over the past years over $350,000 has been donated to a variety of ministries. The goal of Archer Kingdom Ministries Fund (AKMF) is to offer support and encouragement to other individuals and ministries that have a focus on growing the Kingdom of God and are seeking financial support to achieve their God-given desires.
Ministry for Ethnic Communities
The Ministry for Ethnic Communities is the Government’s chief advisor on ethnic communities, ethnic diversity and the inclusion of ethnic communities in wider society.
We work with communities, other Government agencies and a range of organisations to help increase social cohesion and ensure Aotearoa is a place where everyone feels welcome, valued and empowered to be themselves. We also provide services and support directly to our communities.
Riccarton Student Flats
For over 25 years, White Hoban Properties and Riccarton Student Flats have been providing Canterbury and Lincoln University students (along with those from the ARA Institute) with modern, quality, warm and safe purpose built student accommodation. Our typical property has: 5 or 6 good sized bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; modern, warm student friendly design; whiteware provided; security alarms; off-street parking.