Time to apply for council grants!

July 25, 2019

There are several grants that are now open for applications - Creative Communities Scheme; Community Initiatives Fund; Event Sponsorship Scheme

Creative Communities Scheme – Opens 24 July 2019

The aim of the scheme is to increase participation in the arts at a local level, and to increase the range and diversity of arts available to Rangitikei communities.

Last rounds successful recipients were: Bulls and District Community Trust, Little Dog Barking Theatre, Marton Country Music, Taihape Community Development Trust, Project Marton Inc, and the Marton Arts and Crafts Centre.
Applications close 23 August 2019

Community Initiatives Fund– Opens 24 July 2019

This fund is open to all initiatives and opportunities that have potential to benefit the District’s communities.

Last rounds successful recipients were: Wanganui Area Neighbourhood Support Groups Inc, Bulls and Districts Historical Society Inc, Marton & District Historical Society, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Hinemanu me Ngāti Paki ki Mōkai Pātea, Rangitikei Branch of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society, Marton Country Music Festival and Project Marton Inc.
Applications close 23 August 2019

Event Sponsorship Scheme – Opens 24 July 2019

This fund supports 50% of the cost of events that help develop community cohesion and reinforce economic growth within the Rangitikei District. Last rounds successful recipients were: Marton Golf Club, Sport Whanganui, South Makirikiri School, Bulls Junior Rugby Club, Taihape Community Development Trust, Marton Music Society, St Andrews Presbyterian Church Marton and Project Marton Inc.

Applications close 23 August 2019

For further information, please visit the Councils website:

https://www.rangitikei.govt.nz/district/community/grants-funding

To apply for any of the above funding programmes, please visit Councils funding website:

https://rangitikei.smartygrants.com.au/

For any additional information or queries please phone the Council on 0800 422 522,

or by e-mail: info@rangitikei.govt.nz