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Community Initiatives Fund

Round 2 of the 2023/24 year is open

Round 2 of the 2023/24 year opens Monday, 2 October 2023 through to 31 March 2024.

This is a Council fund intended to support community-based projects in the Rangitīkei District that develop community cohesion and community resilience. The fund is awarded by the Finance/Performance Committee.

Grants will usually be up to a maximum of $2,500 for any project in any one financial year.
There are two funding rounds per year.

Application Guidelines: Community Initiatives Fund Applicant Guidelines

You can access the application form here:

This is now an online application process. If you need assistance completing your form, please contact us by:

Further information for the fund and the scheme are available by:

  • visiting the Council’s offices at 46 High Street, Marton or 102 Hautapu Street, Taihape

Results for 2022/23

Round 1

  • South Makirikiri School
  • The Parkinson's New Zealand Charitable Trust
  • Taihape Community Development Trust
  • The Taihape & District Historical & Museum Society Inc
  • Bulls Toy Library Incorporated
  • Marton & Surrounds ICT Hub Charitable Trust Board

Round 2

  • Marton & Districts Budget Services
  • Wanganui Area Neighbourhood Support Groups Inc
  • Rangitikei Toy Library
  • Door of Hope Charitable Trust
  • Marton Food Pantry
  • Taihape Community Development Trust (Hobby Hut)
  • Marton and District Historical Society
  • Taihape Musicians Club
  • The Koha Shed Taihape
  • NZ Council of Victim Support Groups Inc- Rangitikei/Whanganui
  • Taihape Community Development Trust (Housing Steering Group Administrator)
  • Scotts Ferry Beach Community
  • Marton Development Group
Community Initiatives Fund