Short-term Relief for Investment Clients Closing date: 31 May 2020

The first phase of the Short-term Relief for Investment Clients provides emergency support for existing investment clients that have been materially negatively impacted by COVID-19, to help them stabilise their businesses and remain viable.

There are 83 arts organisations currently receiving multi-year funding via the Tōtara and Kahikatea investment programmes.

19 applications were received, with a total of $3,460,891.60 requested.

12 grants totalling $2,069,828.22 have been awarded.

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Funding recipients

Auckland Festival Trust

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $697,437

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Writers Festival

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $94,620

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bridget Williams Books

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $179,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Chamber Music New Zealand

Towards direct artist payments provided via the organisation.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $41,780

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christchurch Symphony Trust

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $124,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Circa Theatre

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $143,632

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

New Zealand Festival

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $100,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

New Zealand Opera Limited

Towards direct artist payments provided via the organisation.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $115,069

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

SCAPE Public Art

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $100,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Big Idea - Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $21,481

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Court Theatre Trust

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $410,253

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

WORD Christchuch

Towards stabilising the organisation as a result of Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $42,556

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund