Ngā Karāti Hapori
The local community makes a major contribution to the wellbeing of our District. Council has different funding schemes available to community groups, voluntary organisations, and in some cases individuals, to help them meet local needs and increase participation in local activities.
Masterton Arts Fund
This funding is for making a difference to the quality, scope or participation in the arts sector and/or the arts economy.
Masterton District Creative Communities Scheme and CCS Festival Fund
The Creative Communities Scheme encourages community involvement, celebrates cultural diversity, and encourages young people to participate in arts activities.
Community Events Fund
The Masterton District Council Community Events Fund support exciting events that celebrate our culturally rich and diverse district and region.
Community Wellbeing Grant
We want to build the capability of organisations and community groups in our community so that they can keep doing the things that make Masterton a great place to live.
Marae Development Fund
Every year Council allocates $15,000 to support Marae with protecting, maintaining, restoring and/or developing Marae structures.
Peter Laing Memorial Trust Grant
This grant supports practical training to help people enter the agricultural industry.