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Latest Information
Canterbury Sports Foundation are pleased to present their latest newsletter, it is possible to view this under the newsletters section.
The latest Annual Report is now on display in the Annual Report Page.
The closing date for Grants for Member Organisations is now 31 October 2018 - see Programme Funding - Funding Information.
The closing date for Business Scholarships for the Winter round is 31 December 2018.
Canterbury Sports Foundation are proud to announce its sponsors, New Zealand Racing Board, Commerce Club, Clark Boyce Lawyers  and Heller Meats. Visit our current sponsors and athlete funding tabs for further information.
NZ Racing Board, as a result of its sponsorship of Canterbury's promising juniors, has further offered Veronica Wall, Rowing 2017, a role as Sports Ambassador for a three year period. We wish her well.
The closing date for the Bernie Walker Memorial Award round is 31 December 2018.
For grant applications visit our Athelete Funding tab, or further assistance contact Canterbury Sports Foundation direct. Contact details are listed on the Contact us tab.
Canterbury Sports Foundation latest Scholarship recipients are:
Business Scholarships - June 2018

The recipient of the Business Scholarships awarded in June were:  

  • Hellers NZ's Butcher - Louis Clark, Water Polo
  • Clark Boyce Lawyers - Ben Taylor, Rowing
  • Canterbury Sports Foundation - Will Gilbert, Rowing

The awards were presented at the Awards Ceremony held by Secondary School Sports Programme. Representatives of Hellers and Clark Boyce presented their individual awards. 

Business Scholarships - April 2018

The recipient of the Business Scholarship awarded in April was:  

  • Commerce Club - Jiayi Zhou, Table Tennis

The award was presented by the Commerce Club at the recent Canterbury Sports Foundation AGM.

Business Scholarships - December 2017

At the Sport Canterbury Awards in March 2018, there were four Business Scholarships presented. The recipients were:  

  • NZ Racing Board - Christina Fifita, Rugby
  • NZ Racing Board - Helen Matthews, Basketball
  • NZ Racing Board - Stella Ashcroft, Artistic Gymnastics
  • NZ Racing Board - Thomas Russel, Rowing

The awards were presented by Peter O'Reilly representing the NZ Racing Board / TAB.

Stella Ashcroft is/has recently represented NZ at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, and Thomas Russel has gained selection in the NZ U23 Coxless Fours at the 2018 World Championships. 

Business Scholarships - June 2017

The recipient of the Business Scholarship awarded in June 2017 was: 

  • Clark Boyce Lawyers - Ari Graham, Triathlon

The award was presented by Gerald Dwyer representing Clark Boyce. 

Bernie Walker Award - March 2018

This award was presented at the Sport Canterbury Awards evening in March.  The recipient was:

  • Jordan Coleman - Rugby League, nominated by Norm Withers 

Canterbury Sports Foundation are proud of all recipients of CSF Scholarship Awards. The full list of past winners, see attached document. For individual citations refer to - Recipients Citations.

CSF Scholarship Award Winners

2018 Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held recently, the next meeting will not be April/May 2019..   

Please see documents linked below for further information:

Canterbury Sports Foundation 2019 Annual General Meeting Notice - notice to be updated, venue and time yet to be decided.

Canterbury Sports Foundation 2019 Annual General Meeting Nomination Form - notice to be updated.