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.

If you have any questions about any of these schemes please contact the Governance Administrator,

Dates for funding rounds 2017:

Name of FundRound 1 opensRound 1 closesDecision madeRound 2 opensRound 2 closesDecision made
Creative Communities SchemeMon 6 MarchFri 31 MarchWed 26 AprilMon 2 OctoberFri 27 OctoberWed 22 November
Sport NZ Rural Travel FundMon 6 MarchFri 31 MarchWed 26 April1 round only
Community Initiatives FundMon 29 MayFri 30 JuneThu 27 JulyMon 
9 October
Fri 3 NovemberThu 30 November
Events Sponsorship SchemeMon 29 MayFri 30 JuneThu 27 JulyMon 
9 October
Fri 3 NovemberThu 30 November
Parks Upgrades Partnership FundAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways OpenAlways Open