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.
- 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: