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Sport NZ's Rural Travel Fund (Selwyn)

Closing dates

27/11/20

Always open for applications?

No

Eligible districts

Selwyn.

Eligibility

The Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams.  The Fund is designed to help subsidise rural travel for junior teams, and is targeted at young people between 5-19 years to assist school and club sports teams to participate in local sporting competitions taking place outside school time.

Available to groups or individuals?

Groups may apply

History

Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) is the new name for the government organisation responsible for sport and recreation (formerly SPARC).

The Rural Travel Fund has been developed in response to concerns raised by territorial authorities about the lack of participation in sport by young people living in rural communities. Geographical isolation, urban drift, lack of employment and training opportunities and access to mainstream funding were identified as barriers to sport participation.

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Objectives

The Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams.  The Fund is designed to help subsidise rural travel for junior teams, and is targeted at young people between 5-19 years to assist school and club sports teams to participate in local sporting competitions taking place outside school time.
 

Projects funded

Travel to sports competitions.

Activities funded

Travel expenses.

Funds available

$20,067.75

Upper limit per grant application

No upper limit

Grants made last year

15

Funds available last year

$19,520.00

How to apply

Application form [PDF, 567 KB]
Guidelines [PDF, 438 KB]
Travel Calculations Spreadsheet [XLSX, 11 KB] (requires MS Excel)
How to use Travel Calculations Spreadsheet [PDF, 537 KB]

Two funding rounds are held each year, closing on the last Friday in May for winter sports teams and the last Friday in November for summer sports teams.

Information required with your application

• your details
• project details
• rural travel fund assistance
• declaration

Decision makers

Selwyn District Council representatives.

Decision time

Applications are considered approximately two weeks after the closing date. You can expect to receive notification of the result within the 4 weeks following the decision.

How notified

In writing.

How paid

Direct credit.

Conditions of acceptance

Must complete an accountability form.

Other information

Please note: If applicant organisations whom have received assistance do not return their accountability forms, it can jeopardise any future funding. Applicants must be able to account for the total amount allocated.

Two funding rounds are held each year, closing on the last Friday in May for winter sports teams and the last Friday in November for summer sports teams.

Contact

Stuart Westoby
Lincoln Service Centre Manager
Selwyn District Council
Po Box 90
Rolleston 7643
Phone: (03) 347 2708 Fax: (03) 347 2799
Email: stuart.westoby@selwyn.govt.nz
https://www.selwyn.govt.nz/services/funding-And-grants