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Whanganui Creative Communities Scheme

The Creative Communities Scheme is a partnership between Whanganui District Council and Creative New Zealand to promote local arts projects. This funding is administrated within the Whanganui District by Whanganui & Partners.

Application dates for the second round for 2020/21 will be announced soon

Brochures

These are available in several languages so you can easily find out more about what the scheme funds.

English(PDF, 1MB)

Te Reo Māori(PDF, 962KB)

Chinese Traditional

Fijian(PDF, 976KB)

Hindi(PDF, 1021KB)

Korean(PDF, 1MB)

Niuean(PDF, 976KB)

Samoan(PDF, 993KB)

Tokelauan(PDF, 978KB)

Tongan(PDF, 1MB)

Tuvaluan(PDF, 975KB)

Creative Communities Scheme Applications

All applications must be made on the official form, which will be available soon.

Please read and use the application guide when completing your application. It will help you to apply for CCS funding and to complete the application form.

We accept both handwritten hard copy applications and PDF versions. Instructions on how to complete the application form are contained within the application document.

Recent Funding Recipients

The following organisations and individuals received funding in Round 1 2020/21:

• Born and Raised Pasifika - $1275.36 for Youth Pasifika Art

• Community Music - $2316.40 for Living in the Music

• Debbie Wai Kapohe - $335 for Romantic Period Guitar and Voice Recital  

• Hakeke Street Community Centre - $3448.75 for a mural

• Lotus Women’s Group - $1000 for Diwali 2020

• Multicultural Council of Rangitikei/Whanganui - $2130 for Race Awareness Week

• Sandra Morris Illustration - $1320.44 for The Complete Children’s Picture Book Illustration Workshop

• City College - $3075 for The Movement Collective

• Wen Xiong - $2000 for Wen’s Story Den

• Whanganui Camera Club - $1210 for Wild Child Weekend Workshop

• Whanganui Community Drumming - $1125 for West African Drumming Workshop

• Whanganui Creative Space - $2241.50 for Unlocked Exhibition

• Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre Trust - $1863.75 for Repurposed Art Installation

• Whanganui Repertory Theatre Inc - $915.33 for Peter Pan Pantomime

For more information please contact the Whanganui & Partners Community Arts Coordinator at Anique.Jayasinghe@whanganuiandpartners.nz

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