Revenue Generation Fund 2021 Closing date: 22 Mar 2021

This newly-established fund is designed to build arts organisations’ ability to diversify and increase their income streams, to help grow their sustainability in response to COVID-19. The fund is open to organisations in the Toi Tōtara Haemata and Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programme as well as arts organisations who submitted an expression of interest to take part in our developmental programme Te Puāwaitanga in March 2020.

31 grants totalling $2,970,625 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand organisations in this funding round.

44 eligible applications were received, with a total of $4,838,647 requested.

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Funding recipients

Auckland Theatre Company Limited

Towards an Audience and Yield Improvement Project Manager role and the development of a revenue generation strategy.

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AWARDED: $105,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Bats Theatre Limited

To revise the revenue generation strategy and extend the contract of the Partnership and Donor Programme Developer.

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AWARDED: $105,990

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Choirs Aotearoa New Zealand Trust

Towards a Fundraising Manager role and the development and implementation of a new revenue generation programme.

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AWARDED: $100,360

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Circa Theatre

Towards a new role at Circa Theatre dedicated to philanthropy and partnerships.

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AWARDED: $80,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

Towards revenue generation systems and software.

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AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Indian Ink Theatre Company Ltd

Towards a Project Manager: Funding Administration and Systems role and a customer relationship management system.

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AWARDED: $106,225

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Kahurangi NZ Maori Dance Trust

Towards a Kahurangi Fundraiser role and the development of a fundraising plan.

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AWARDED: $100,000

FUNDING POOL: Ngā toi Māori fund

New Zealand Dance Company

Towards a customer relationship management system to support revenue generation.

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AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

New Zealand Festival

To support two revenue-focused roles, a pledge-based ticketing system and online donation functionality.

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AWARDED: $110,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

NZ Choral Federation Inc

To establish a fixed term Development Manager role and implement a customer relationship management system.

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AWARDED: $138,762

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura

Towards a Fundraising Manager role and a programme evaluation to inform a fundraising strategy.

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AWARDED: $105,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Red Leap Theatre Charitable Trust

Towards a part-time Marketing and Development Manager position.

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AWARDED: $90,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

SCAPE Public Art

Towards a Public Art, Design and Project Manager role, customer relationship management system, and a website upgrade to support fundraising.

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AWARDED: $106,100

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Silo Theatre Trust

Towards the creation of a Business Development Manager role, a revenue generation plan, and a digital system to support revenue generation.

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AWARDED: $117,911

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music

To recruit a Fundraising Manager and develop and implement a revenue generation strategy.

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AWARDED: $149,100

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Taki Rua Productions Society Inc

Towards a Funding and Marketing Assistant role and the creation of a revenue generation strategy.

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AWARDED: $55,750

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Te Pou Theatre

Towards the engagement of a Kaiwhakahaere Pūtea (Fundraising Manager), and further development of a fundraising plan.

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AWARDED: $105,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Te Rakau Hua O Te Wao Tapu Trust

To recruit a Kaiwhakahaere Kaupapa and to develop and implement a revenue generation strategy.

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AWARDED: $117,500

FUNDING POOL: Ngā toi Māori fund

Te Tairawhiti Arts Festival Charitable Trust

To employ a Marketing and Communications Manager and to develop and implement a revenue generation strategy and e-commerce capability.

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AWARDED: $68,000

FUNDING POOL: Ngā toi Māori fund

Te Waka Taki Korero - Maori Literature Trust

Towards the recruitment of a Sponsorship Manager and the development of a revenue generation strategy.

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AWARDED: $142,872

FUNDING POOL: Ngā toi Māori fund

The Audio Foundation

To employ a Fundraising Manager to develop and deliver a membership and support scheme, sponsorship plan, and a publications strategy.

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AWARDED: $32,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

The Big Idea - Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust

Towards a Revenue Development Director, and a revenue generation strategy and systems.

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AWARDED: $130,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

The Black Grace Trust

Towards a Development Manager role and the development of a new revenue generation strategy.

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AWARDED: $138,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts fund

The Court Theatre Trust

To recruit a Donor Engagement Manager to be responsible for engagement with current and potential major donors.

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AWARDED: $91,910

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

The Massive Company Trust

To develop a revenue generation strategy and a Revenue Generation Manager role.

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AWARDED: $110,925

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

The Pantograph Punch Trust Board

Towards a Revenue Generation Project Manager role and enhancement of the digital platform.

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AWARDED: $138,510

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

The Performing Arts Network of NZ (PANNZ)

To contract a new role into The Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) which supports revenue generation.

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AWARDED: $100,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

The Physics Room Trust

Towards the development of integrated e-commerce for the existing website as an additional revenue stream.

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AWARDED: $4,875

FUNDING POOL: General arts fund

Toi Maori Aotearoa

To recruit a Revenue Generation Advisor and to diversify revenue streams via website and e-commerce capability.

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AWARDED: $100,175

FUNDING POOL: Ngā toi Māori fund

Toi Ngapuhi

Towards a Business Development Manager role and the integration of online platforms.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $85,160

FUNDING POOL: Ngā toi Māori fund

WAITĪ Productions Ltd

Towards the creation of an Arts Business Growth Strategist role and a revenue generation strategy.

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AWARDED: $70,000

FUNDING POOL: Ngā toi Māori fund