Events Sponsorship Scheme August 01, 2020 Listen Round 1 of the 2020/21 year is now open - 1 August through to 21 August, with the consideration meeting to be held in September 2020. This is a Council fund intended to support events in the district that help to develop community cohesion and reinforce economic growth. The fund is awarded by the Community Grant Assessors Committee.There are three main categories of events: high profile, community, or high profile community events. Applications are open to groups (not individuals) whose events take place within the Rangitīkei, and that are not funded by the Rangitīkei District Council ratepayers through other means. The impact of high profile events on the local economy will be measured and reported upon.For more information and to apply online visit Grants and Funding.