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Grants & Funding

Rangitīkei District Council provides two funding schemes for the Rangitīkei District, the Community Initiatives Fund, and Events Support Scheme.

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.

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 of funding rounds for 2023/2024:

Name of FundRound 1 2024/25 opensRound 1 closes Decision made Round 2 2024/25Round 2 closes Decision made
Events Support SchemeMonday, 01 July 2024

Saturday, 31 August 2024

Thursday, 26 September 2024Saturday, 01 February 2025

Monday, 31 March 2025


Community Initiatives FundMonday, 01 July 2024Saturday, 31 August 2024

Thursday, 26 September 2024

Saturday, 01 February 2025

Monday, 31 March 2025


Creative Communities Scheme

Friday, 21 June 2024

Wednesday, 09 October 2024

Wednesday, 13 November 2024



Sport NZ Rural Travel FundTBCTBC


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

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