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Community Funding

Manawatū District Council operates a variety of funding schemes to assist not-for-profit groups, organisations and individuals in the district to run, promote or participate in programmes or events that contribute to achieving Council’s strategic outcomes. There is also funding for sporting, cultural or artistic pursuits. Our Community Funding Policy has full details. 

Each of the following funds have different criteria and closing dates for applications listed below or in our Community Funding booklet (2MB pdf).

If your request does not qualify for any of the below Council funds, you may apply to Council as part of its annual budgeting process. Click here to find out how.