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Sport NZ's Rural Travel Fund (Buller)

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Always open for applications?

No

Eligible districts

Buller.

Eligibility

The Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund is open to rural sports clubs and school teams who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to regular local sporting competitions. This funding is eligible for attending regional or national events.

This funding is allocated once a year in conjunction with the March Community Grants funding round.

Open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5-19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions.

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.

Objectives

To help subsidise travel for junior teams participating in local sport competition.

Projects funded

Sports & Recreation.

Activities funded

Travel only.

Funds available

$9,500.00

Upper limit per grant application

No upper limit.

Grants made last year

5

Funds available last year

$9,500.00

How to apply

Application forms and further information are available below, from Council offices in Westport and Reefton, or by calling Customer Services on 0800 807 239.

This funding is allocated once a year in conjunction with the March Community Grants funding round.

The last funding round closed at 4.30pm on Monday 17 February 2020
2018- 2020 Rural Travel Fund Guidelines(438KB)
Rural Travel Fund Application Form 2020(185Kb)

Information required with your application

Please attach:
• a balance sheet from your organisation (i.e. financial statement)
• a deposit slip (in case your application is approved)
• evidence of your endorsement from your local affiliated club/school (if required).

Decision makers

Funding Committee.

Decision time

Within two weeks.

How notified

In writing.

How paid

Direct credit.

Conditions of acceptance

Sport NZ requires organisation who receive funding under this scheme to return an accountability form to the appropriate territorial authority showing proof of puchase made within that period and attach any receipts.

Contact

Manager Community Services
Buller District Council
PO Box 21
Westport 7866
Phone: 0800 807 239 Fax: (03) 788 8041
http://www.bullerdc.govt.nz/funding/