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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 of funding rounds for 2023/2024:

Name of FundRound 2 2022/23 closes

Decision made

Round 1 2023/24 opensRound 1 closes Decision made Round 2 2023/24 Round 2 closes Decision made
Events Sponsorship SchemeFriday, 28 April 2023

Friday, 04 August 2023

Thursday, 28 September 2023Monday, 02 October 2023

Friday, 01 March 2024


Community Initiatives FundFriday, 28 April 2023Friday, 04 August 2023Thursday, 28 September 2023Monday, 02 October 2023Friday, 01 March 2024TBC
Creative Communities SchemeSunday, 07 May 2023Wednesday, 07 June 2023Friday, 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 2024TBC

Parks Upgrades Partnership Fund

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

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