Sport Manawatu is a non-profit organisation that works with numerous organisations to grow sport in our region. We also have several sources of funding available to help provide financial support for sports clubs or sporting initiatives.


KiwiSport is a New Zealand Government funding initiative that provides support for school-aged children wanting to participate in sports.

Sport Assistance Fund

Established by the Palmerston North City Council, the Sports Assistance Fund provides grants to support the operational costs of sports events in Palmerston North and the Manawatu.