Events Sponsorship Scheme - July 2021 June 30, 2021 Listen Round 1 of the 2021/22 year is now open - 19 June through to 29 July, with the consideration meeting to be held in September 2021. 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.