Arts Continuity Grant Cumulative Totals Closed: 29 May 2020
Find in this summary the overall statistics for the Arts Continuity Grant since it opened 14 April 2020. Decisions are made weekly, with a batch of applications assessed and recommended each week.
An Arts Continuity Grant is offered to support a short-term arts project, or the stage of a project, that can be delivered within a changed and evolving environment as a result of COVID-19. Projects can include the creation and/or presentation of new work. Existing projects submitted to our suspended funds can be reframed and resubmitted. Applications were open from 14 April - 29 May. More about the Arts Continuity Grant
UPDATE: 5 June 2020
345 grants totalling $8,590,869 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists and practitioners, across the three funding pools (General, Māori and Pacific).
535 eligible applications have been received, with a total of $13,230,292 requested. The success rate is currently 64%. This is broken down as follows:
- General Arts: 254 projects totalling $5,728,307 were supported. $9,917,800 was requested by 432 applicants.
- Māori Arts: 61 projects totalling $2,004,820 were supported. $2,375,760 was requested by 71 applicants.
- Pacific Arts: 30 projects totalling $857,742 were supported. $936,731 was requested by 32 applicants.
- 184 of the funded projects supported the development of arts practice and the creation of new work.
- 60 were to support building the resilience of the New Zealand arts sector.
- 46 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to experience high-quality arts.
- 45 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to participate in the arts.
- 10 supported projects enabling New Zealand arts to gain international success.
Artforms have been supported as follows:
- 23 Community Arts
- 16 Craft/object
- 10 Customary Māori Arts
- 18 Dance
- 11 Interarts
- 56 Literature
- 43 Multidisciplinary
- 49 Music
- 5 Pacific Heritage Arts
- 47 Theatre
- 67 Visual Arts
Weekly batch summaries
See who got funded and the batch summaries for the week: