Update: Applications have now closed.
The Growth Package helps your organisation continue its growth and development. It will help you develop a digital strategy and increase skills in database management as well improve your systems, processes and reach. It also provides training on how to diversify your organisation's income so it is more sustainable.
The international programme provides contestable opportunities to apply for coaching to develop an international strategy and to take part in market research and cultural exchange initiatives. Organisations can also be considered for international presentation opportunities on a case-by-case basis.
Arts organisations will be supported to develop a digital strategy so they can manage their creativity and business in an increasingly digital environment. Participants will attend two full-day workshops and can apply for up to $3,000 (plus GST) in matched funding to implement an aspect of their strategy.
Regardless of your organisation’s size or digital ability, a documented strategy will help you make the best use of digital tools and channels to improve operational efficiency. It will also support:
Participants will receive coaching and tools and work with peers from similar types of organisations. The coaching will cover developing a digital strategy framework, digital priorities and tactics and increasing the use of mobile, social and video communication channels.
General managers, directors, marketing managers and staff responsible for online marketing. Five places are available in the Growth Package for organisations in the Toi Tōtara Haemata and Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programmes.
Arts organisations will be provided with advice on how to:
Participants will take part in a full day consultation and audit within their organisation. After which, you will receive a summary report with practical recommendations and an action plan.
Staff responsible for marketing, audience development, box office management or who are involved in management reporting. Participants should have a working knowledge of your organisation’s databases, ticketing, CRM and online systems.
Three places are available in the Growth Package for organisations in the Toi Tōtara Haemata and Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programmes.
This new initiative will assist organisations to develop skills in sponsorship strategy and partnerships. Specialist provider The Gemba Group will help you better understand how sponsorship can support your organisation and what corporate sponsors want from partnerships.
You will receive coaching in one or more of the following modules, via an application process:
Senior managers and staff responsible for sponsorship and revenue development and/or monitoring and implementing an existing sponsorship strategy.
At least six places for organisations in the Toi Tōtara Haemata and Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programmes.
When and how much?
These grants are to help arts organisations develop an international strategy and acquire and apply strategic planning skills.