CREATIVE COMMUNITIES SCHEME
The Creative Communities Scheme is a relationship between Creative New Zealand and local authorities, and supports opportunities for New Zealanders to participate in the arts in their local area. Each local authority has an assessment panel representative of its community, and these panels make the funding decisions.
Who can apply
Any group, organisation or individual can apply for funding. The project must promote participation in the arts. Local authorities are not eligible to apply. You must be an incorporated society to apply for equipment.
Eligible projects must meet all of the following criteria:
Projects or activities must meet at least one of the following criteria:
To be eligible for assistance, the project must have clear community benefits.
An application from an individual will be stronger if they can show an endorsement
from a community group or arts provider.
Types of assistance
Assistance may be provided in the following forms:
Eligible activities and projects
Ineligible activities and projects
If you have previously received Creative Communities Scheme funding, either as an individual or as a member of a group, a completed project report must be submitted before any further applications will be considered.
Applications must be made on an application form, available from the Hastings District Council,
06 878 0500 and from the Hastings Community Arts Centre, 06 878 9447. Applications must include the following: