REGIONAL COVID HARDSHIP Fund

 

This fund is now closed.


Sport NZ has developed a recovery package to help support play, active recreation and sport organisations in the Northland, Auckland and Waikato regions to get back on their feet following the time spent at Alert Level 3 and 4 lockdowns during 2021. 

The Regional Covid Hardship Fund aims to provide financial support to organisations that have experienced financial hardship as a result of time spent at Alert Level 3 and 4 during the period 17 August to 30 November 2021. 

Please read guidelines below or download the pdf here
If you have further questions, please see the FAQ document here.

If you need further help, please contact rcf@sportwaikato.org.nz or phone Heidi on 021 686 959.

 

Who can apply?

Please use the diagram below to test your eligibility.

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Community Sport and Recreation Hubs

A Sports Hub is a partnership where organisations co-locate or share facilities and/or services strategically, sometimes via an independently governed group, within a defined geographical area, to provide sustainable, quality sport and recreation experiences.

To be an eligible Sports Hub, you must be:

  • an established operating sports hub with two or more sports clubs that are affiliated to their relevant Regional Sport Organisation (RSO) or National Sports Organisation (NSO).
  • able to demonstrate that there is wider community engagement, availability and use of hub facilities and services to the wider community. 
  • able to demonstrate that you are delivering initiatives on behalf of members and wider community interests to improve rates of community participation in play, active recreation and sport.

For further information on eligibility, see the guidelines

What does the fund cover? 

This Fund is intended to help cover fixed administration and operating costs that relate to providing play, active recreation and sport experiences, for organisations that are experiencing financial hardship (through loss of revenue) caused by the impact of time Auckland spent at Alert Levels 3 and 4 (17 August – 30 November 2021).
 
Examples of what is covered by the fund:

  • Power, Internet, Phone costs
  • Bank Fees, Payroll Expenses

You can download a copy of the application form here to help guide the application process before you apply using the link below:

This fund is now closed.

 
Before you apply, please read guidelines pdf here. If you have further questions, please see the FAQ document here. If you need further help, please contact rcf@sportwaikato.org.nz or phone Heidi on 021 686 959.

 

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