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Grants & Funding

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

In addition, Rangitikei 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 2019/2020:

Name of FundRound 2,
2019/20 opens
Round 2 closesDecision madeRound 1, 2020/21
Round 1 closesDecision made
Creative Communities SchemeSat 29 February 2020Fri 20 March 2020Tue 21 April 2020Sat 29 August 2020Fri 18 September 2020Tue 20 October 2020
Sport NZ Rural Travel FundSat 14 March 2020Thu 30 April 2020Thu 14 May 20201 round only
Community Initiatives FundSat 4 April 2020Fri 24 April 2020Tue 26 May 2020Sat 3 October 2020Fri 23 October 2020Tue 24 November 2020
Events Sponsorship SchemeSat 15 February 2020Fri 6 March 2020Wed 15 April 2020Sat 1 August 2020Fri 21 August 2020Tue 22 September 2020
Parks Upgrades Partnership FundAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways Open

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