Funding for arts & cultural projects


You may be eligible to apply for funding from the Creative Communities Scheme, administered by the Council and funded by Creative New Zealand.

Approximately $21,000 is available in this funding round for arts and cultural projects which are either locally based or bene t Kāpiti and meet at least one of the three key funding criteria:

  • • broad community involvement in arts projects
  • support diversity in arts and culture
  • support young people under 18 in arts projects.

The closing date for applications for this funding round is 26 February 2016, 4pm.

Funding decisions will be made by the Grants Allocation Committee on 5 April 2016. Projects applied for must not start before this date.

Application forms are available at district libraries and on Council’s website

For further information, contact the Arts & Museums Administrator via or phone 0800 486 486.