Sport NZ's Rural Travel Fund (Grey)
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Always open for applications?
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.
The following criteria shall be applied when considering applications for funding. School club teams and sport club teams are defined as:
• a school club team participating in regular local sport competition in weekends, that excludes inter-school and intra-school competitions played during school time.
• a sports club team participating in organised, regular sport competition through club membership outside of school time.
Available to groups or individuals?
Groups may apply
Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) is the new name for the government organisation responsible for sport and recreation (formerly SPARC).
The Rural Travel Fund is designed to help subsidise travel for junior sports teams participating in local competitions.
Sports & Recreation and Travel.
Transport expenses to local sporting events.
Grants made last year
Funds available last year
How to apply
There are two funding rounds each year, in April and August/September. Application forms will be available from Council when the funding round opens.
Applications closed at 4pm on Tuesday 30 June 2020.
Sport New Zealand application form (PDF, 207KB)
Sport New Zealand Guidelines (PDF, 465KB)
Information required with your application
A balance sheet from your organisation (ie. financial statement)
A deposit slip (incase your application is approved)
Evidence of your endorsement from your local affiliated club/school (if required)
Grey District Council.
Conditions of acceptance
Sport NZ requires organisations who receive funding under this scheme to return an accountability form to the appropriate territorial authority showing proof of purchase made within that period and attach any receipts.
Grey District Council
PO Box 382
Phone: (03) 769 8600 Fax: (03) 769 8603