Arts Continuity Grant Cumulative Totals Closing date: 29 May 2020

Find in this summary the overall statistics for the Arts Continuity Grant since it opened on 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: 10 July 2020

637 grants totalling $16,037,185 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists and practitioners, across the three funding pools (General, Māori and Pacific).

1418 eligible applications have been received, with a total of $33,755,931 requested. The cumulative success rate is currently 45%.This is broken down as follows:

  • General Arts: 459 projects totalling $10,451,028 were supported. $24,558,478 was requested by 1112 applicants.
  • Māori Arts: 124 projects totalling $4,039,392 were supported. $7,109,550 was requested by 226 applicants.
  • Pacific Arts: 54 projects totalling $1,546,765 were supported. $2,157,903 was requested by 80 applicants.

Also:

  • 361 of the funded projects supported the development of arts practice and the creation of new work.
  • 96 were to support building the resilience of the New Zealand arts sector.
  • 86 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to participate in the arts.
  • 77 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to experience high-quality arts.
  • 17 supported projects enabling New Zealand arts to gain international success.

Artforms have been supported as follows:

  • 42 Community Arts
  • 34 Craft/object
  • 24 Customary Māori Arts
  • 26 Dance
  • 22 Interarts
  • 86 Literature
  • 84 Multidisciplinary
  • 97 Music
  • 7 Pacific Heritage Arts
  • 90 Theatre
  • 125 Visual Arts

Weekly batch summaries

See who got funded and the batch summaries for the week:

Batch 11 - notified 10 July 2020

Batch 10 - notified 3 July 2020

Batch 9 - notified 26 June 2020

Batch 8 - notified 19 June 2020

Batch 7 - notified 5 June 2020

Batch 6 - notified 29 May 2020

Batch 5 - notified 22 May 2020

Batch 4 - notified 15 May 2020

Batch 3 - notified 8 May 2020

Batch 2 - notified 1 May 2020

Batch 1 - notified 24 April 2020

Funding recipients