Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund

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Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund

The purpose of the fund is to encourage youth (5 to 19 years) participation in local sports competition for those in rural areas.

All applications must be made on Council’s online application form so that all organisations are meeting the same requirements for supplying information for consideration.

The purpose of the fund is to encourage youth (5 to 19 years) participation in local sports competition for those in rural areas.

Please ensure you read the guideline document for information about eligibility prior to making your application.

Note the following points for funding criteria:

  • The funding is not to be provided for the purpose of travel to regional or national events or to practice sessions.
  • Applicants must contribute 50% of the total cost to be eligible.
  • The Grants Committee have set the per kilometre rate at 50 cents to allow equity for all applications.
  • Funding is not available to individuals.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

The next funding round for 2019/20 is now open and closes 28 February 2020.

Go directly to the online application form

Applying for a Sports NZ Rural Travel Fund Grant

All applications must be made on Council’s online application form below so that all organisations are meeting the same requirements for supplying information for consideration.

Note: You should read the Sports NZ Rural Travel Fund Guidelines below prior to completing your application.

Accounting for your Grant

Accountability for funding received needs to be provided by grants recipients to be eligible for future funding. The following form is required to be completed and returned for every grant allocated.

Go to Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund Accountability Form