Community grants & awards
Taupo District Community Grants Scheme
Taupo District Council are committed to ensuring that our community grants are allocated and distributed fairly, transparently and efficiently.
Council is also supported by the Turangi-Tongariro Community Board and the Mangakino-Pouākani Representative Group to distribute funds.
|Turangi/Tongariro (TT) Community Grant||Applications for funding are now open.|
Applications close on June 28, 2019.
|Creative Communities Scheme and Creative Taupo Grants||Next funding round opens July 29, 2019.|
|Social Services Community Grant||Next funding round opens September 2, 2019.|
|Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund||Next funding round opens in 2020.|
|Community Sports Grant||Applications for funding closed on June 14, 2019.|
|Mangakino/Pouakani (MP) Community Grant||Applications for funding closed on June 21, 2019.|
Community funding criteria
Understand the criteria for community funding and the things that grants may not be used for.
Community Sports Grant
Funding is allocated each year to support sporting activities and approved projects
Creative Communities Scheme and Creative Taupo
Funding support for community-based arts activities to increase participation in the arts
Funding databases - tools for finding funding
Grants and partnerships policy
This policy affirms our commitment to the provision of Community Grants
Find out more about independent distributors.
Mangakino/Pouakani (MP) Community Grant
Information about the Mangakino/Pouakani Community Grant and how to make an application.
Find out more about partnership agreements.
Social Services Community Grants
A fund for groups working in social services helping the health and wellbeing of the district.
Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund
The Rural Travel Fund was set up to encourage participation in sport by people living in rural areas.
Taupo District Youth Awards
The Taupo District Youth Awards recognise youth achievement in our community.
Trustpower Community Awards
Recognising the work of voluntary organisations throughout New Zealand
Turangi/Tongariro (TT) Community Grant
Information about the Turangi/Tongariro Community Grant and how to make an application.