Criteria - work out if your fund may be able to be funded
The best place to start is with the Creative Communities Scheme Brochure. This brochure tells you if your project is able to be funded through the scheme and how to make an application. CCS Brochure PDF 731KB.
Projects seeking funding from this scheme should meet one or more of the following criteria:
Broad community involvement - the project creates opportunities for local communities to engage with and take part in arts activities.
Diversity - the project supports the diverse arts and cultural traditions of local communities, enriching and promoting their uniqueness and cultural diversity.
Young people - the project enables and encourages young people (under 18 years) to engage with and actively participate in the arts.
To be eligible for funding, projects must take place within the Opotiki District. Projects already receiving Creative New Zealand funding are not eligible. Contact the Scheme Administrator if you need to clarify eligibility requirements.
How to apply
The first funding round for 2023-24 opens Monday 25 September 2023. We need to receive your application by Friday 27 October 2023 for projects starting from Thursday 9 November 2023.
You will need to use the Ōpōtiki District Creative Communities Scheme application form to apply.