Applications Invited for Masterton Arts Fund
Masterton District Council is seeking applications to its
$12,000 Arts Fund, which was established to make a difference to
the quality, scope or participation in the arts sector and/or
the arts economy.
The intention of the fund is to be inclusive and may
encompass, but is not limited to, visual arts, literature,
pottery/ceramics, drama, music, dance, the making of films and
crafts. History and heritage applications will also be
considered where the projectís aim meets the criteria of the
The minimum grant will be $2,000 and may be up to the full
$12,000 as the fund is intended to support increased
participation, skill improvement, youth involvement, diversity
and growing the arts-based economy.
In addition to activities that are also eligible for Creative
Communities Funding, the Arts Fund will consider applications
for heritage and history, learning opportunities outside the
district for arts leaders and participation in arts activities
which take place away from the area.
Applications which are also eligible for Creative Communities
funding should be submitted to both funds.
Further information on the Masterton Arts Fund and Creative
Communities funding can be found on the Masterton District
Council website www.mstn.govt.nz or by phoning Masterton
District Council on 06 370 6300.
Applications close on Friday 27th February at 4.30pm.
26 January 2015