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Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund (Marlborough)

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Always open for applications?

No

Eligible districts

Marlborough.

Eligibility

Application to the rural travel fund is open to rural sport clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5-19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to regular local sporting competitions.

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

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 is a partnership between SPARC and territorial authorities.

Objectives

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

Projects funded

Sports and recreation

Excluded projects

The funding is not to be provided for the purpose of travel to regional or national events.

Activities funded

Travel:
• 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.

Funds available

$19,537.20

Upper limit per grant application

Determined by Committee

Grants made last year

9

Funds available last year

$19,537.20

How to apply

his grant round is closed for 2020 and will re-open in early 2021.

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. Each application is considered on its merits using the criteria set out in this sheet with decisions made in the best interests of the local community.

Sport NZ Rural TRavel Fund Guidelines

All applications must be made online:
https://www.marlborough.govt.nz/our-community/grants-and-awards/sport-nz-rural-travel-fund

Information required with your application

As set out in the application form

Decision makers

Marlborough District Council Grant's Sub committee.

Decision time

Each application is considered on its merits using the criteria set out in this sheet with decisions made in the best interests of the local community.

How notified

In writing.

How paid

Direct credit.

Conditions of acceptance

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
 

Contact

Lyne Reeves
Community Development Advisor
Marlborough District Council
PO Box 443
Blenheim 7240
Phone: (03) 520 7400 Fax: Fax: +64 3 520 7496
Email: lyne.reeves@marlborough.govt.nz
https://www.marlborough.govt.nz/our-community/grants-and-awards