Funding & Grants
Creative Communities Scheme
This grant aims to increase participation in the arts at the local level, and to increase the range and diversity of arts available to communities.
The amount of funding available is $10,959.
There are two funding rounds per year, in March and August.
Who can apply for funding?
An application be can made by an individual or group. Individual applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident.
Projects or activities that may be funded
Projects that may be considered under this scheme should
- have an arts or cultural focus
- take place within the Stratford District
- meet at least one of the three funding criteria
- produce benefits which are largely experienced within the Stratford District, eg. the activity primarily draws its audiences from within the Stratford District
- not have started before an application for funding is assessed
- not have been funded by Creative New Zealand for the same purpose
Projects or activities that will not be funded
Funding will not be provided for
- facility development
- purchase of artworks for galleries
- arts activities in education institutions normally funded through curriculum
- accumulate debt
- catering costs
- fundraising costs
- local authority projects
- prize monies
- retrospective costs
- debt servicing costs
- philanthropic organisations whose primary purpose is to give funds to other groups.
August 2017 Funding Round
For further information contact Community Development Officer Liesl Davidson,(06) 765 6099.
- Last Updated: Sunday, 30 July 2017 20:44
24 HOUR PHONE:
(06) 765 6099
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