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Creative Northland has an ongoing commitment to making sure that the arts sector in Northland is dynamic, thriving, influential and productive.

Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand (CNZ) is the national arts development agency of the New Zealand government, investing in artists and arts organisations, offering capability building programmes and developing markets and audiences for New Zealand arts domestically and internationally. Its funding consists of approximately 30% central government funding and the remaining amount from the Lotteries Commission. In 2014/15, the Arts Council invested a record $43.6 million in New Zealand arts and arts organisations.

Funding is available for artists, community groups and arts organisations. CNZ funds project and organisations across many art-forms, including theatre, dance, music, literature, visual art, craft object art, Māori arts, Pacific arts, Inter-arts and Multi-disciplinary

Browse a variety of opportunities including funding for emerging and established artists, art practitioners, groups and organisations. There are also residencies, fellowships, awards and international opportunities often available.

Check out this link for all CNZ funding – http://www.creativenz.govt.nz/find-funding

Check out this link for CNZ 2017 funding application closing dates  http://www.creativenz.govt.nz/find-funding/funds