CREATIVE COMMUNITIES SCHEME
FUNDING TIPS FOR APPLICANTS
Who can apply
All New Zealanders are eligible to apply. The full range and diversity of communities in your area are eligible to apply for assistance. Your main consideration when applying should be how your project relates to the scheme's funding criteria. Projects must be arts focused and involve people actively participating in the arts.
Applications can be made by a group or individuals (a group is defined three or more people) but funding is awarded to the project, not the people involved.
Eligible art projects are required to:
Your project can relate to one or more of the five criteria below:
Increase access to opportunities for people to actively participate in the arts
In order to increase and maintain active participation in arts and increase the range of arts activities available in diverse communities and settings.
Enable established artists to actively work with diverse communities to enhance arts participation opportunities
In order to support opportunities for access to arts training, mentoring and skills development and to increase the range and diversity of opportunities for experienced artists to actively work with communities.
Support art participation through the arts and cultural traditions of diverse local and ethnic communities
In order to support activities that reflect and celebrate cultural divestiy and to increase the diversity of arts activities experienced by various communities and ethnicities.
Enable young people (10 - 18 yrs) to actively participate in the arts
In order to encourage and support a wide range of arts activities that involve young people in the arts.
Increase and strengthen the provision of local arts participation
In order to support activities of groups/arts organisations that provide arts participation activities and build capability and knowledge for local arts participation providers
Additional supporting information
You need to supply the following additional information to support your application:
Types of projects funded
Projects may involve any artform including theatre, visual, multi-media, dance, traditional arts, craft, music, literary and performance arts. Funding is awarded to projects rather than to the people undertaking the project.
Eligible project and items
Ineligible project and items
You are welcome to contact us to discuss your project's eligibility before completing an application form.
Funding is provided through a grant. No loans or guarantees against loss are available. Funding is usually between $200 to $2000 depending on the project and available funds.
How to apply
Applications must be made on the standard application form. Please complete all answers and do not write " see attached". Use the standard budget form supplied. The application forms are available when each funding round is open - see Introduction for the funding round dates. One copy of the application form are required.
All applications must include the following:
Please note: the next funding round opens on 30 June 2009.
The application form is available below for downloading in PDF format. You only need to submit one copy of the application form.
Creative Communities Scheme 2009-2010 - application form
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Alternatively contact us if you would like to be put on the mailing list and posted a copy.
It is very important to make sure that your application is received at the Franklin Arts, Culture & Library Trust office before 12.00pm on Friday 16 October 2009. Late applications by post, courier or hand delivered will not be accepted. We do not accept applications by fax or email.
Attention: Aliah Jan
Director Arts & Culture
Franklin Arts, Culture & Library Trust
Private Bag 8
Who to talk to
If you have a query you can contact Director Arts & Culture, Aliah Jan at 09 2388899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How we access your application
The assessment team will be looking for projects that pass eligibility and clearly meet one of the funding criteria.
They will also take into consideration:
To find out more about Creative Communities funding you can visit the Creative New Zealand website.
Project completion and reporting
All funded projects must complete an accountability report at the conclusion of your project. You must undertake your project or activity within a year of receiving funding and submit an accountability report two months after your project has completed. This form is sent with your funding cheque. It is suggested that you keep a copy of your original application and all your receipts. You must advise the Director Arts & Culture of any significant change or delay in your project.
General advice from the assessment team
Go to CCS - Experiencing Art Through Active Participation.
Go back to CCS - Introduction.
Go to CCS - Grants Awarded
Updated July 2009