Community

Supporting Masterton

We regret that the usual grants to Masterton community groups are not currently available. The difficult decision not to offer community grants was made due to financial constraints caused by structural issues with some MTLT buildings. 

Priority has been given to funding education - early childhood, schools and tertiary - and to the continued funding of Aratoi. Concessional rents for community groups will also remain.

A $16,000 grant to the Masterton District Council for the Library to support reading in the community has been made annually for a number of years.  The grant is used to increase the library’s stock – including fiction, e-books, large print and audiobooks – areas of increased demand from the...Read more