Turangi/Tongariro (TT) Community Grant

​​​​​​​​​​​The Turangi Tongariro Community Grant is for organisations and individuals making a difference in their community. Projects and activities may vary between one off events to capital projects.

Applicants must demonstrate the benefit of the proposed project to the community and show how it supports the direction outlined in the Long Term Plan.

Funding rounds

Applications for the Turangi Tongariro Community Grant​s have now closed. The next funding round will open on 28 August 2017.


  • E-mail -  ​funding@taupo.govt.nz
  • Phone - Rose Prisk on 07 376 0899
  • Post applications to Taupo District Council, 72 Lake Terrace, Taupo.
  • Drop your applications into the Turangi Office, Town Centre Turangi.

Grant recipients 2016​

​​Successful applicants 2016​Purpose​​Allocation
​​Central Plateau Reap ​Turangi bullyproof project ​$7,500.00 
​David Cade​Environmental work in the Hinemaiaia river valley​$2,070.00 
​Turangi Food Bank​Food stocks​$3,000.00 
​Go Tongariro  ​Photo/picture boards​$9,200.00 
​Go Tongariro  ​Turangi Community website​$5,520.00 
​Life Education Trust​Deliver the Life Education Programme​$1,000.00 
​Mi Camp​Youth leadership camps​$1,500.00 ​
​Omori-Kuratau Charitable trust​New Years Eve concert costs
​Papakai Te Kohanga Reo​Resources to help actively involve parents​$4,135.40 
​Safe Turangi​Christmas in the Park​$10,000.00 
​Te Awo o Waitahanui Charitable Trust​Waitahanui River Valley Project​$2,000.00
​Tongariro Natural History Society​MiCamp predator and pest control​$3,761.73
​Turangi-Tokaanu Sports and Cultural Club​Admin cost and part fees​$1,000.00
​Turangi-Tongariro rate payers association​Advertising & printing​$320.00
​Turangi Angels Netball​Install a gas infinity system​$4,849.93
​Turangi Blue Light​Taupo local fun day​$2,350.00
​Turangi Budget Service​Conference and AGM cost​$1,000.00
​Turangi Mountain Region Trust​Rental for the Turangi Community Dinner​Granted in kind
​Turangi Mountain Region Trust​Rental of the gym for youth group once a week​Granted in kind
​Turangi Tongariro Sports Foundation​Admin costs, sports awards and junior triathlon expenses​$12,000.00
​Turangi Transport​Admin costs​​$3,000.00

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