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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 2023/24 Round 2 closes Decision made
Events Support SchemeThursday, 01 August 2024

Friday, 30 September 2024

Thursday, 31 October 2024Thursday, 01 February 2024

Sunday, 31 March 2024

Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Community Initiatives FundThursday, 01 August 2024Friday, 30 September 2024Thursday, 31 October 2024Monday, 02 October 2023Sunday, 31 March 2024

Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Creative Communities SchemeFriday, 09 June 2023Wednesday, 04 October 2023Wednesday, 01 November 2023Friday, 03 November 2023Wednesday, 01 May 2024TBC
Sport NZ Rural Travel FundFriday, 19 May 2023Thursday, 04 April 2024

Wednesday, 24 April 2024

CCS Festivals Fund

(one-off fund)

2 February 20241 May 2024

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

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