Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund
About the fund
The Rural Travel Fund is designed to help subsidise travel for junior teams participating in local sporting competitions.
How to apply
The next funding round opens on 2 June 2022 and closes 30 June 2022.
Complete an application form:
Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund application form PDF
Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund application form Word DOC
Sport NZ requires organisations that receive funding to return an accountability form showing proof of purchases made within the funding period and attach any receipts.
Approximately $9,500 is available to allocate per year. One funding round is held each year.
Application for the rural travel fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5 and 18 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions and events.
Funding is not provided for the purpose of travel to regional or national events.
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 out of school time, that excludes inter school and intra school competitions played during school time and/or a sports club team participating in organised, regular sport competition through club membership outside of school time.
Read more in the full Rural Travel Fund Guidelines 2021-2024 PDF
Need more information?
You can contact Iranui Huriwai by phone on (07) 3153031 or email email@example.com