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.

Also:

  • 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:

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