Grants & Funding

Rangitīkei District Council provides three funding schemes for the Rangitīkei District, the Community Initiatives Fund, Events Sponsorship Scheme and Parks Upgrades Partnership Fund.

In addition, Rangitīkei District Council also administers two schemes using funds provided by Central Government, the Creative Communities Scheme and the Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund. Further information on each of these funding schemes is available closer to the opening dates for funding rounds.

Apply online here

If you need assistance completing your form, then please do not hesitate to contact us.
You can do so by:

  • visiting the Council’s offices at 46 High Street, Marton or 92 Hautapu Street, Taihape

Dates for funding rounds 2020/2021 and 2021/2022:

Name of FundRound 2,
2020/21 opens
Round 2 closesDecision madeRound 1, 2021/22
Round 1 closesDecision made
Creative Communities Scheme

Saturday 13 March 2021

Friday 7 May 2021Thursday 3 June 2021Saturday 11 September 2021Thursday 14 October 2021Monday 15 November 2021
Sport NZ Rural Travel FundWednesday 9 February 2022Friday 18 March 2022

To be confirmed

1 round only
Community Initiatives FundSaturday 13 February 2021

Monday 15 March 2021

Friday 9 April 2021

Saturday 14 August 2021

Thursday 16 September 2021

Monday 11 October 2021
Events Sponsorship SchemeSaturday 16 January 2021

Thursday 11 February 2021

Tuesday 16 March 2021

Saturday 19 June 2021Thursday 29 July 2021Tuesday 07 September 2021
Parks Upgrades Partnership FundAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways Open

Note: Applications are due by midnight on the day the rounds close.

A list of external fund organisations is available at External Fund Organisations.