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 2019/2020 include:

  • ​​​Superbrain ProductioNZ Limited
  • ​​Little Green Man Productions
  • ​​Art4me Greymouth
  • ​The West Coast Society of Arts
  • West Coast Riding for the Disabled
  • ​New Coasters Incorporated​


Applications for financial grants can now be made under the Creative New Zealand Local Arts Funding Scheme. A total of approximately $11,000 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 Thursday 30 April 2020

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