Funding and Grants

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The Stratford District Council offers various funding opportunities to members of the District as well as community groups. 

The available funding programs are listed below.

Creative Communities Scheme

Elizabeth Watson Trust Fund

Mayoral Relief Fund

Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund

Sustainable Funding for Community Organisations

Does your organisation live hand-to-mouth?

Are you constantly scrambling to find money for everyday operations?

Would you like your organisation to have a reliable income, but are not sure where to start?

If the above sounds like you, make sure you check out this guide produced by Exult specifically for non-profit organisations. Giving practical ideas and handy hints to help you and your community group to put together a sustainable funding plan.

For more information or assistance with sustainable funding, please contact Stratford District Council on (06) 765 6099.