The annual Todd New Writer's Bursary allows a promising published writer or presented playwright, at an early stage of their career, to work on an approved project.
1 Sep 2017
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To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
To be eligible for Creative New Zealand funding:
To be eligible for a Todd New Writer's Bursary you must be either:
The bursary allows a promising writer to work on an approved project.
We are particularly interested in:
We are also interested in projects or programmes of activity that:
Applicants should apply for an Arts Grant to write a work of any genre other than those listed below under Activities not funded.
Creative New Zealand literature funding is not available for research or writing that:
To apply for the Todd New Writer's Bursary, follow the Arts Grant application process:
Applications are assessed by Creative New Zealand staff and external peer assessors.
Strategic outcomes: We have four long-term goals (strategic outcomes). We assess how closely the results of your project will match the strategic outcome you select as most relevant to your project. Our strategic outcomes are:
Project Proposal: Your proposal will also be assessed on:
Mātauranga Māori or Kaupapa Pasifika: If you choose, you can be assessed on how well your project fulfils the concepts of Mātauranga Māori or Kaupapa Pasifika. For more information go to 4. Make an application.
The following priorities are not part of our assessment but may be taken into account when applications receive a similar assessment score.
We may consider whether your application fulfils:
For more information select your artform and go to 2. See what’s funded.
We may also consider the following if you select these as potential outcomes.
External peer assessors are asked to evaluate a range of applications made to Creative New Zealand’s funding programmes and initiatives against specific criteria.
We will notify all applicants by email of the result by Friday 10 November
We also list successful applicants on who got funded
If you are successful, we will contact you about:
A project completion report is required within 12 weeks of the project end date using the report template. To be considered for further funding, your report needs to be submitted on time.