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Third round in Creative Communities funding now closed

Friday May 27 2016

The third and final round for the 2015-2016 Creative Communities Fund has now closed.

photo shows group of women in traditional robes performing Chinese cultural dance

The Creative Communities Scheme has allocated more than $35,000 to the local arts community in the latest round of funding. Photo: Manawatū Chinese Community Trust

Eighteen applicants applied for funding and ten were approved by the committee.

The successful applicants were:

  • After Eden Theatre Co
  • Asher Newbury
  • Connected Media Charitable Trust
  • ManawatÅ« Chinese Community Trust
  • Pikipikihama a Fafine Tonga o Papaioea
  • Piping and Dancing Association of New Zealand
  • Performing Arts Competitions Association of New Zealand
  • 06 Studios
  • Tall Poppies (two applications)

The Creative Communities scheme is a partnership between the Palmerston North City Council and Creative New Zealand. It aims to increase local participation in a diverse range of arts activities.

A total of $35,629.45 has been allocated to the final round of funding for the ten successful applicants.