17 January 2014

Applications open for sports and arts funding schemes

Applications are now open for the latest round of funding from the Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund and theCreative Communities NZ Scheme.

The Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund is designed to subsidise travel for junior teams taking part in local sport competitions. It is open to rural sports clubs and school teams in the Gore District. Those taking part in the sports must be aged between five years and 19 years. The fund is for travel to local sports competition out of school time, and not regional or national events. Applications close on Friday 28 February 2014.

Travel Fund criteria [PDF, 444 KB]

Travel Fund application form [PDF, 236 KB]

The Creative Communities NZ Scheme provides financial assistance for arts and cultural activities within the Gore District that primarily provide benefits within the Council’s catchment. To be eligible projects should increase participation or the range and diversity of cultural activity within the community. Applications close on Friday 28 February 2014.

Creative Communities Scheme criteria [PDF, 159 KB]

Creative Communities Scheme application form [PDF, 280 KB]

For more information on either of these funds please contact the Council’s fund administrator Tracey Millan, phone 03 209 0385.

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 E: