In addition to Council’s Community Funding programme, we also administer the Creative Communities Scheme for the Whangārei District on behalf of Creative New Zealand.
The Creative Communities Scheme has its own criteria and grants are allocated by an independent committee of community representatives.
Creative Communities Scheme supports local community groups and individuals creating opportunities for access and participation in arts activities in all its forms.
Amount: The maximum amount applicants can apply for is $10,000.
Closing dates for 2021:
Three funding rounds are held per year.
- Round 1 - 1 June 2021
- Round 2 - 1 September 2021
- Round 3 - 1 March 2022
Apply for Creative Communities Scheme