Creative New Zealand Fund

​Funding rounds for the Creative New Zealand Fund are in April and September each year. Money is available for distribution to local arts and cultural groups as follows. Applications forms will be available on our website or from our offices when funding rounds are open.


Projects must take place in the Grey District Council area and/or produce benefits that are largely experienced within the District, and must be for art or cultural purposes that:

  • Increase participation
  • Increase community-wide interest
  • Enhance and strengthen and the local arts sector


Recipients from the second funding round of 2018/2019 include:

  • Grey District Youth ​Trust
  • Greymouth Competitions Society
  • Ochre Project Team


Applications for financial grants can now be made under the Creative New Zealand Local Arts Funding Scheme. A total of approximately $22,000 is available for distribution to local arts and cultural groups.

Please see above for criteria. Application forms and further information can be downloaded below or picked up from:

  • Grey District Council offices
  • Runanga Service Centre 
  • Grey District Library

If you require further assistance, please contact:

Grey District Council
Telephone 769 8600

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 30 September 2019. ( CLOSED)

Creative New Zealand Funding Scheme Application Form  (PDF, 450KB)
Application Guide (PDF, 436KB)
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