KiwiSport is a government funding initiative administered by Sport Whanganui to increase participation in sport for school aged children in the Whanganui, Rangitikei and Ruapheu districts. All applications need to address at least one of the following national KiwiSport outcomes of:


  • Increase the number of school aged children participating in organised sport during and after school and by strengthening links with sports clubs
  • Increase the availability and accessibility of sport opportunities for school aged children
  • Support children to develop skills that will enable them to participate effectively in sport at both primary and secondary level.

Kiwisport funding overview

What is KiwiSport

Application Information & Guidelines 2020

Application Form

 For more information please contact Lucy Newton on, 06 349 2320 or 022 111 0094.

Future Champions Trust

The Future Champions Trust is aimed at giving local people and businesses an opportunity to support our talented sporting youth with a “hand up” to reach their full potential at international level in their chosen sport.

The Future Champions Trust encourage all athletes interested in applying to visit the website to access the criteria for the fund and application form. Funding rounds are held twice yearly, at the end of March and September.

For more information please contact Karen Bukholt Business Manager 349 2315 or

Click here to find out more about Future Champions Trust