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Long Term Plan Grants
If your club, group or organisation wants funding from Council in the next three years - now is the time to apply!
We are setting draft budgets for the 2018 Long Term Plan, including allocating funding for grants. Applications are open now until 5pm on 2 October. You can apply online or download an application form below.
We also encourage applicants or potential applicants to come along to one of our funding information sessions, where you will be able to discuss your application with staff and get tips on the application process:
- Matamata – Monday 21 August, 12-1.30pm, Railside by the Green
- Morrinsville – Wednesday 23 August, 12-1.30pm, Westpac Event Centre lounge
- Te Aroha – Thursday 24 August, 12-1.30pm, Council Chambers (35 Kenrick St)
Applicants will also have the option to present their application to Council in person at a meeting on 18 October. Decisions on funding will be made in December 2017, and finalised in June 2018 following consultation on the draft Long Term Plan.
Note that this is a change to the timing of our previous grant process - don’t wait until we’re consulting on the Long Term Plan next year, as you might miss out.
Sport and Recreation Survey
Are you a member of a Club committee? We need your help to identify gaps and opportunities to grow sport and recreation in the community.
We are conducting a survey with Sport Waikato to review sport and recreation across the district, and we need as many clubs as possible to take part. The survey focuses on the existing sport and recreation facilities and will help us identify participation trends that both Council and Sport Waikato can use to develop programmes and plan for future sports parks and facilities.
All survey responses must be received by Friday the 1st September 2017.
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