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Creative Communities Scheme

The Creative Communities scheme is a partnership between Council and Creative New Zealand, which aims to increase local participation in a diverse range of arts activities.

Is your project eligible?

To be eligible for funding, your project must:

  • have an arts or cultural focus
  • take place within Ashhurst, Linton or Palmerston North
  • benefit local communities
  • not have started before an application for funding has been assessed
  • not have been funded by Creative New Zealand for the same purpose

Creative Communities Scheme funding criteria

To be eligible, your project must:

  • create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate in arts activities
  • support the diverse arts and cultural traditions of local communities
  • enable and encourage young people under 18 years to engage with the arts.

How to apply

The funding round for 2016 has closed. To apply for 2017 funding, or for advice on potential projects, contact Genny Vella

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