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    • All Artforms
    • $7,500 or less | 
    • Closes: 4 Jul . 2014

    Quick Response Grant

    Quick Response Grants are our most common form of funding. They are awarded in three rounds per year and available to all artforms. As our smallest and most numerous opportunity Quick Response Grants are a great place to start if you are new to Creative New Zealand Funding. More information 

    • All Artforms
    • $65,000 or less | 
    • Closes: 5 Sep . 2014

    Arts Grant

    Arts Grants are awarded in two rounds per year and are available to all artforms. They offer more funding than Quick Response Grants, but take longer for us to assess. More information 

    • All Artforms
    • based on application | 
    • Closes: 30 Apr . 2014

    Toi Uru Kahikatea (Arts Development) Investment Programme

    This programme offers investment support for between one and three years to assist New Zealand artists, arts practitioners, arts groups and organisations. Projects approved can start from 1 January 2015. More information 

    • All Artforms
    • $1.5 million total funding over 3 years | 
    • Closes: 30 Jun . 2014

    First World War Centenary (WW100) Co-commissioning Fund

    Creative New Zealand is offering funding to commission First World War centenary collaborative arts projects of high artistic merit. More information 

    • Literature
    • $60,000 in each category | 
    • Closes: 2 May . 2014

    The Prime Minister’s Awards for Literature

    These awards recognise notable literary achievement and are offered to writers who have made a significant contribution to New Zealand literature. Individuals and organisations are invited to nominate writers for these awards. More information 

    • All Artforms
    • based on application | 
    • Always open

    Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Grant

    As Christchurch rebuilds we are supporting artists and arts organisations to undertake projects that will help to invigorate the redevelopment of the city. More information 

    • Ngā Toi Māori
    • mentoring to the value of $5000 | 
    • Closes: 4 Jul . 2014

    Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Programme

    This programme supports Tohunga to pass on their knowledge and skills to senior Māori artists. Applicants must be Māori artists who have attained and demonstrated a high level of creativity and excellence, possess an in-depth knowledge of their specialist artform/s, and whose abilities and skills would be enhanced by a one-to-one partnership with a Tohunga. More information 

    • Multi Artform
    • $20,000 | 
    • Closes: 5 Sep . 2014

    The Todd New Writers’ Bursary

    This opportunity is for published writers or presented playwrights at an early stage of their career. Applicants for an Arts Grant in the September round are automatically considered for this bursary. More information 

    • Multi Artform
    • $100,000 fund total per annum | 
    • Always open

    International Art Fair Fund pilot

    The International Art Fair Fund pilot is designed to support New Zealand based visual and craft/object arts dealer galleries to participate in reputable international art fairs. More information 

    • All Artforms
    • based on application | 
    • Closes: 30 Apr . 2014

    Toi Tōtara Haemata (Arts leadership) investment

    Designed for well-run, financially sound organisations to deliver excellent programmes of activity that fulfil specific key roles in New Zealand’s arts infrastructure. More information 

    • Dance
    • Funding sum to be confirmed | 
    • Closes: 4 Jul . 2014

    Tup Lang Choreographic Award

    This award is to promote and encourage choreography in New Zealand contemporary dance and was established in 1999 with the interest from a bequest by Mrs Lang. Choreographers or contemporary dance groups are automatically considered for this annual award, but priority will be given to proposals involving the work of emerging choreographers. More information 

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Calling for applications to the volunteering fund

Multi Artform19 Mar . 2014

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is calling for applications for this year’s Support for Volunteering Fund. “The fund provides over… Read more 

An opportunity for artists to exhibit in Switzerland

Visual arts17 Mar . 2014

The Project The University of St.Gallen in Switzerland owns an impressive collection of art which covers a span of more than 50 years and which has been integrated into… Read more