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KiwiSport - Sport Hawkes Bay

Always open for applications?

Yes

Eligible districts

Hawkes Bay

Eligibility

The KiwiSport regional partnership fund is designed to encourage schools, clubs, community organisations, regional sports organisations and marae to collaborate to meet the three KiwiSport Aims:

• Increasing the number of school-aged children participating in organised sport
• Increasing the availability and accessibility of sport opportunities for all school-aged children
• Supporting children in developing skills that will enable them to participate effectively in sport at both primary and secondary level

The regional partnership fund is funded through Sport NZ to regional sports trust (RSTs). RSTs will allocate funding to projects which can ensure new or increased opportunities fir school-aged children to participate in organised sport at a community/regional level.

Available to groups or individuals?

Groups may apply

History

KiwiSport is a government funding initiative to support sport for school-aged children. Launched by the Prime Minister on 11 August 2009. KiwiSport provides funding for school-aged children via Direct Funding with primary and secondary schools and through the Regional Partnership Fund, given to regional sports trust (i.e. Sport Hawkes Bay).

Objectives

KiwiSport objectives:

More kids - Increase the number of school age children participating in organised sport-during school, after school and by strengthening links with sports clubs

More opportunities - Increase the availability and accessibility of sport opportunities for all school-aged children

Better skills - Support children in developing skills that will enable them to participate effectively in sport at both primary and secondary level.

Projects funded

* Sport and Recreation
* Children
* Youth

Excluded projects

* programmes that undermine existing club/volunteer infrastructure; 
* programmes that are considered to be “business as usual” for stakeholders or where new investment would displace existing funding; 
* sport facilities and other capital works; 
* projects/programmes that do not have a focus on organised sport; 
* event sponsorship; 
* retrospective projects; 
* social marketing campaigns;

Activities funded

Sport Hawkes Bay will invest in organisations that have programmes/projects that demonstrate a focus on more kids playing more organised sport in and out of school.

Funds available

$40,000.00

Upper limit per grant application

$5,000

Grants made last year

49

Funds available last year

$186,845.51

How to apply

There is no close date on this round - we only have $40,000 to distribute therefore when all the money is distributed the fund will close
1. Establish a project which meets the Regional and National KiwiSport Priorites
2. Use the FAQ page to guide you
3. Consult with a Sport Hawke's Bay employee, within that work area, for advice and support on your project
4. Complete an online application form during an active round
5. You will then be notified after the round has closed whether your project has been successful or not
6. If successful, return a signed contract and invoice for your project to commence
7. Begin your project
8. Complete reporting requirements of your project
9. Participate in promotion of your project and it's impact via Sport Hawke's Bay

Click here to Make a KiwiSport Application

Information required with your application

* Applicant contact details * Project Details * Project Target * KiwiSport Partner Details * Budget

Decision makers

Sport Hawkes Bay

How notified

In writing

How paid

An agreement will have to be signed with Sport Hawke’s Bay that will outline the project and monitoring process to measure the outcomes. Once this is signed off the funds will be paid to the organization directly into their bank account. 

Conditions of acceptance

An accountability report will be required at the end of the funding period.

Applications that are granted less than $5,000.00 will only report and evaluate the outcomes on completion of the contract.

Contact

Kate Benny
Community Sport Advisor
KiwiSport
Level 1, 223 Thorndon Quay
Thorndon, Wellington
PO Box 24148 Manners Street
Wellington 6011
Phone: 06 8459336 ext 735
Email: kateb@sporthb.net.nz
https://www.sporty.co.nz/shbcommunitysport/Funding-1/KiwiSport-1