Only the following organisations may receive grants from this fund:
- a thoroughbred, harness or greyhound racing club registered with:
- New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing
- Harness Racing New Zealand, or
- New Zealand Greyhound Racing Association
- an incorporated regional group of racing clubs (cluster), on behalf of the clubs it represents
- one of the New Zealand racing code bodies, on behalf of the clubs it represents, for a nationwide project.