18 Mar 2016
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Eighty-six grants totalling $469,564 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations in Creative New Zealand’s latest Quick Response funding round. A higher than usual number of applications was received with more than $2 million requested by 317 applicants.
A diverse and exciting range of artists and projects will receive grants across all artforms, including heritage and emerging artists.
Projects funded for Quick Response grants include:
Supported projects will take place throughout the country with a strong regional spread including the Far North, Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Waipa, Opotiki, Wairoa, Rotorua, Gisborne, New Plymouth, Whanganui, Palmerston North, Kapiti, Wellington, Marlborough, Nelson, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Queenstown, Timaru, Dunedin and Invercargill.
New Zealand artists have also received funding support for projects overseas, including the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Hungary, England, Mozambique, Swaziland, South Africa, Canada, the United States, Mexico, Guam, Hawai'i, Japan and Australia.
Quick Response applications are assessed and moderated by Creative New Zealand staff. Recommendations are made to the Senior Manager, Arts Funding and the Chief Executive for final decisions and ratification.