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We are open for funding proposals for 2023-2024

Applications close at 5PM on Friday, 11th August


Calling all Albert-Eden creatives! Do you have an idea for a great creative project or community event that you would like to make happen in the Albert-Eden Local Board area between September 23 and June 24? We are now open for applications:

Art and creative projects in Albert-Eden apply here

Events in Albert-Eden apply here

Previous projects have included art forms such film-making, craft, theatre, placemaking, dance, music, painting and photography, amongst others. Events have included Matariki and other festival celebrations, sports, gardening, art and craft workshops....and plenty more. Application amounts requested have ranged from $1,200 - $8,000, with a few, select, larger scale projects being funded for over this amount.

Key priority areas for our 23-24 projects are:

● Our local environment 
● Projects that attract diverse communities 
● Projects that attract participation from families living in Albert-Eden
● Māori-led projects or those with strong Māori outcomes
● Projects which increase resilience amongst our communities and town centres


You are welcome to contact the Arts broker, Shona Dey, with your project idea. We are here to help if you need assistance with putting together your proposal / 0212558788

Neighbourhood Arts Funding

Neighbourhood Arts funding comes directly from the Albert-Eden Local Board and opens for applications annually, usually in July. This is announced via our social media channels.


Priority is given to projects which have a strong local community impact. The arts broker is available to discuss your ideas and assist you with your proposed project at any time through the year and encourages you to get in contact early with your proposal and/or idea. 


In addition to and outside of direct funding, the arts broker is available to support a wide range of creative projects, through advise and introductions to community facilities, organisations etc. Please do drop us a line and say hello. / 0212558788

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Other funding

Albert-Eden Local Board grants

The Albert Eden Local Board provide several other grants for events and projects within our community. Information on these grants can be accessed here

Creative Communities Scheme

The CCS is an Auckland region wide grant that comes from Creative NZ and is delivered in partnership with Auckland Council.  Information and dates for the CCS can be accessed here

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