Moana Makers Tools for You

Tools for You provides information to support emerging and established Moana Makers.

Organisations Funding Artists in Aotearoa
Who
Purpose
What
When
Max $$

Creative NZ

Encourages, promotes and supports the arts NZ for the benefit of all New Zealanders through funding, capability building, our international programme and advocacy.

Depends on fund

July 2022 - June 2023

Various

NZ on Air

An independent government funding agency delivering quality and diverse NZ public media

January 2023 - January 2024

12 January 2023 - 9 February 2023

January 2023 - October 2023

$50k-$500k+

Up to $1m

Various

Ministry of Culture & Heritage | Manatu Taonga

“We provide advice on arts, culture, heritage and broadcasting issues in consultation with government ministers.”

Improve sustainability
and resilience of the arts,
culture and heritage sectors Increase employment and skill development opportunities Improve safeguarding of Mātauranga Māori and support of Toi Māori Improve access and participation in arts, culture and heritage sectors Increase the use of arts, culture and heritage as
a tool to improve wellbeing.

August 2022 - February 2023

Various

Auckland Council

Depends on fund

July 2022 - June 2023

Various

NZ Film Commission

Growing the New Zealand film industry

“We support a diverse range of New Zealand and international stories to be told here and seen everywhere.”

The New Zealand Film Commission provides grants, loans, and equity investment to New Zealand filmmakers
and businesses to assist in the development and production of feature films and short films.

All year around

Various

Wellington City Council

“Our vision for Wellington 2040 is an inclusive, sustainable and creative capital for people to live, work and play.”

Artists contributing to the thinking and design of public places and spaces
Art concepts and/or art works and/or design features integrated into urban design developments (including buildings, streets and parks).
Artists working in and with communities in public spaces

The application is from a legal entity.
The project is Wellington-based and mainly benefits the people of Wellington.
Projects must demonstrate a commitment to inclusivity and diversity.

Annual

Next round closes 23 March 2023

Up to $10k

Up to $30k

Toi Ōtautahi

Designed to act as a virtual arts office and bring together the city’s creative stories in one online place that celebrates and promotes the arts and creativity in Ōtautahi and the wider Waitaha region

This fund supports community focused organisations whose projects contribute to the strengthening of community wellbeing in the Christchurch city area.

All year around

Various

Ara Toi Ōtepoti

Arts and cultural initiatives contribute to a vibrant, exciting city and funding from DCC and Creative New Zealand contributes to a range of grants that support this creative activity

Depends on fund

All year around

Various

Community Organisation Grants Scheme

COGS provides grants to non-profit community groups and organisations delivering community-based social services, projects and events.

– Encouraging participation in communities
– Promoting community leadership Developing community capability
– Promoting social, economic and cultural equity, or reducing the downstream social and economic costs to communities and government organisations and events

Annual

Various

Asia New Zealand Foundation

Asia New Zealand Foundation is a non-profit, apolitical organisation dedicated to promoting greater understanding between New Zealand and its Asian neighbours.

“Our arts programme aims to bring Asia into the mainstream of New Zealand arts by inspiring New Zealand arts professionals to grow their connections
and knowledge of Asia. It also supports the presentation of Asian arts in partnership with New Zealand arts organisations and events"

Annual

17 April 2023 - 31 July 2023

Annual

Annual

Up to $7.5k

Up to $20k

Various

Various

The Trusts Community Foundation

TTCF is a not for profit company on a mission to provide funding for a broad range of community based projects and activities.

• Charitable purposes which advances education
• Supports the relief of poverty
• Is beneficial to the community and environment
• Promotes cultural activities, amateur sports, arts and literature

November 2022 - December 2023

Up to $100k

Lion Foundation

Is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected Charitable Trusts. Since 1985 we have returned over $1 billion back
to the community, supporting thousands of good causes all around New Zealand.

– Funds are available for any charitable, philanthropic or cultural purpose that benefits the local community – both large and small.
– Funding is shared between the areas of the community, which includes arts, culture, heritage and environment (30%), health (15%), sport (40%) and education (15%).

All year round

Various

Sargood Bequest

Sargood Bequest is a charitable trust founded in 1939 by Sir Percy Sargood of the firm Sargood Son & Ewen.

The Sargood Bequest makes grants under the following headings.
You can apply under one heading only.
• Children/Youth
• Cultural
• Educational
• Environmental
• Sports/Outdoor

All year round

Up to $5k

Taranaki Foundation

Created for the people of Taranaki, by the people of Taranaki, our vision is to nurture and grow the prosperity of our region through community giving, partnerships and philanthropy.

Anyone who wants funding for a charitable purpose or purposes that will benefit Taranaki.

August 2023 - September 2023

Currently grants given are from $500 up to a maximum of $5000 but are typically much less with the average grant in 2021 being $1,800

Foundation North

We are committed to ensuring that, while continuing our traditional community support funding, our focus will increasingly be on working in partnership with grantees and other funders to achieve projects of greater scale and impact for the communities
of Auckland and Northland

Focus areas:
• Increased Equity
• Regenerative Environment
• Community Support
• Social Inclusion

General

All year round

Trust Waikato

Trust Waikato’s vision is for vibrant and resilient Waikato communities

Arts and culture Education
History
Social services Sports and recreation Youth
The environment
Operate mainly in the Waikato region

All year round

Various

Toi Foundation

Committed to reducing economic and social disparities in Taranaki by funding where there is the greatest need.

– Annual Grants: to help with organisational day-to-day costs
– Capital Grants: to help organisations buy or improve assets or equipment
– Programme and Event Grants: to help with the cost of running programmes/initiatives or events
– Individual Grants: to help individuals with the costs of competitive representation, training and development (see the Individual Grants section for specific terms).

– Improved Environment Enhanced Child and Youth Wellbeing
– Rangatiratanga | Empowering Māori Aspiration

All year around

All year around

All year around

Up to $100k+

No limit

No limit

Bay Trust

To accelerate bold meaningful change, assisting BOP communities and the environment to flourish.

– Operate in true partnerships with our communities
– Being bold, flexible, innovative and to provide leadership
– Live and practice our Kaupapa in everything we do
– Become a climate responsible (Tiakina te ao turoa) organisation
– Work with Māori in a way that is consistent with the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi; partnership, protection and participation.

Various

Various

Eastern & Central Community Trust

With integrity, courage and expertise, we manage and distribute funds to help build stronger, more sustainable communities in the Eastern
and central parts of New Zealand’s North Island

– Increased community participation and social cohesion
– Increased community resilience
– Increased equity of access to key support services
– Increased community planning, leadership, capacity, and self- determination
– Increased community economic development and enterprise
– Increased environmental wellbeing

Various

Various

West Coast Community Trust

Its purpose is to manage its investments and apply the income from these investments by way
of grants for charitable, cultural, philanthropic, recreational and other purposes in Buller, Grey and Westland.

Education
Welfare / Social Health
Art & Culture
Sport & Recreation
Youth

April 2023 - October 2023

Various

Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is a community-owned charitable trust that provides grants to assist community projects that make a significant and positive contribution to Otago communities

Empowered communities, Improved health and wellbeing, Increased access to opportunities and thriving children and young people.

April 2022 - March 2023

Various

Community Trust / Mid & South Canterbury

The Community Trust of
Mid & South Canterbury is a philanthropic organisation
which applies its Trust funds for charitable and other purposes which are of benefit to the community. We provide grants to not-for-profit community groups and projects that make a positive contribution to our communities.

– Generally, provide supplementary funding support rather than act as a principal funding source.
– Focus on supporting an organisation by providing funding at a time best suited to their needs.
– Recognise the continuing and invaluable work of the voluntary sector.

February 2023 - February 2024

Up to $20K+

Community Trust South

The stanchion that all pathways in Murihiku lead to where people obtain the treasures that enable them to fulfill their aspirations.

We support both large and small community groups who work in various sectors, and our grants range from a few hundred dollars to thousands for a wide range
of purposes aligned with our Strategic Vision. We provide funding throughout the south of New Zealand covering Southland, Queenstown, Glenorchy, Arrowtown, Tapanui and Heriot areas.

December 2022 - March 2023

Various

Rātā Foundation

We want to support communities now and into the future - by providing a funding framework which provides options and flexibility
(Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Chatham Islands).

All year around

Up to $20k+

WEAVE

Is a collaboration hub – our goal is to help build capacity and knowledge within organisations so they can work together to achieve greater change for their communities.
We partner with groups to support them holistically on their collaboration journey.

– Considering a collaboration and would like help to set up a solid and successful initiative
– Currently collaborating and want support, advice or resources to strengthen the partnership

All year around

Various

JR McKenzie

Creating a socially just and inclusive New Zealand

We are interested in partnering with those experiencing the greatest inequity, exclusion and disadvantage in four communities of interest:
– Children, young people and whānau
– Māori
– Pacific Peoples
– Communities that experience exclusion

All year around

Up to $30K
$30K+ (only 4 times a year)

Who

Creative NZ

Encourages, promotes and supports the arts NZ for the benefit of all New Zealanders through funding, capability building, our international programme and advocacy.

Purpose

Depends on fund

What
When

July 2022 - June 2023

Max $$

Various

Who

NZ on Air

An independent government funding agency delivering quality and diverse NZ public media

When

January 2023 - January 2024

12 January 2023 - 9 February 2023

January 2023 - October 2023

Max $$

$50k-$500k+

Up to $1m

Various

Who

Ministry of Culture & Heritage | Manatu Taonga

“We provide advice on arts, culture, heritage and broadcasting issues in consultation with government ministers.”

Purpose

Improve sustainability
and resilience of the arts,
culture and heritage sectors Increase employment and skill development opportunities Improve safeguarding of Mātauranga Māori and support of Toi Māori Improve access and participation in arts, culture and heritage sectors Increase the use of arts, culture and heritage as
a tool to improve wellbeing.

When

August 2022 - February 2023

Max $$

Various

Who

Auckland Council

Purpose

Depends on fund

What
When

July 2022 - June 2023

Max $$

Various

Who

NZ Film Commission

Growing the New Zealand film industry

“We support a diverse range of New Zealand and international stories to be told here and seen everywhere.”

Purpose

The New Zealand Film Commission provides grants, loans, and equity investment to New Zealand filmmakers
and businesses to assist in the development and production of feature films and short films.

What
When

All year around

Max $$

Various

Who

Wellington City Council

“Our vision for Wellington 2040 is an inclusive, sustainable and creative capital for people to live, work and play.”

Purpose

Artists contributing to the thinking and design of public places and spaces
Art concepts and/or art works and/or design features integrated into urban design developments (including buildings, streets and parks).
Artists working in and with communities in public spaces

The application is from a legal entity.
The project is Wellington-based and mainly benefits the people of Wellington.
Projects must demonstrate a commitment to inclusivity and diversity.

When

Annual

Next round closes 23 March 2023

Max $$

Up to $10k

Up to $30k

Who

Toi Ōtautahi

Designed to act as a virtual arts office and bring together the city’s creative stories in one online place that celebrates and promotes the arts and creativity in Ōtautahi and the wider Waitaha region

Purpose

This fund supports community focused organisations whose projects contribute to the strengthening of community wellbeing in the Christchurch city area.

When

All year around

Max $$

Various

Who

Ara Toi Ōtepoti

Arts and cultural initiatives contribute to a vibrant, exciting city and funding from DCC and Creative New Zealand contributes to a range of grants that support this creative activity

Purpose

Depends on fund

What
When

All year around

Max $$

Various

Who

Community Organisation Grants Scheme

COGS provides grants to non-profit community groups and organisations delivering community-based social services, projects and events.

Purpose

– Encouraging participation in communities
– Promoting community leadership Developing community capability
– Promoting social, economic and cultural equity, or reducing the downstream social and economic costs to communities and government organisations and events

What
When

Annual

Max $$

Various

Who

Asia New Zealand Foundation

Asia New Zealand Foundation is a non-profit, apolitical organisation dedicated to promoting greater understanding between New Zealand and its Asian neighbours.

Purpose

“Our arts programme aims to bring Asia into the mainstream of New Zealand arts by inspiring New Zealand arts professionals to grow their connections
and knowledge of Asia. It also supports the presentation of Asian arts in partnership with New Zealand arts organisations and events"

When

Annual

17 April 2023 - 31 July 2023

Annual

Annual

Max $$

Up to $7.5k

Up to $20k

Various

Various

Who

The Trusts Community Foundation

TTCF is a not for profit company on a mission to provide funding for a broad range of community based projects and activities.

Purpose

• Charitable purposes which advances education
• Supports the relief of poverty
• Is beneficial to the community and environment
• Promotes cultural activities, amateur sports, arts and literature

What
When

November 2022 - December 2023

Max $$

Up to $100k

Who

Lion Foundation

Is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected Charitable Trusts. Since 1985 we have returned over $1 billion back
to the community, supporting thousands of good causes all around New Zealand.

Purpose

– Funds are available for any charitable, philanthropic or cultural purpose that benefits the local community – both large and small.
– Funding is shared between the areas of the community, which includes arts, culture, heritage and environment (30%), health (15%), sport (40%) and education (15%).

What
When

All year round

Max $$

Various

Who

Sargood Bequest

Sargood Bequest is a charitable trust founded in 1939 by Sir Percy Sargood of the firm Sargood Son & Ewen.

Purpose

The Sargood Bequest makes grants under the following headings.
You can apply under one heading only.
• Children/Youth
• Cultural
• Educational
• Environmental
• Sports/Outdoor

What
When

All year round

Max $$

Up to $5k

Who

Taranaki Foundation

Created for the people of Taranaki, by the people of Taranaki, our vision is to nurture and grow the prosperity of our region through community giving, partnerships and philanthropy.

Purpose

Anyone who wants funding for a charitable purpose or purposes that will benefit Taranaki.

What
When

August 2023 - September 2023

Max $$

Currently grants given are from $500 up to a maximum of $5000 but are typically much less with the average grant in 2021 being $1,800

Who

Foundation North

We are committed to ensuring that, while continuing our traditional community support funding, our focus will increasingly be on working in partnership with grantees and other funders to achieve projects of greater scale and impact for the communities
of Auckland and Northland

Purpose

Focus areas:
• Increased Equity
• Regenerative Environment
• Community Support
• Social Inclusion

What

General

When

All year round

Who

Trust Waikato

Trust Waikato’s vision is for vibrant and resilient Waikato communities

Purpose

Arts and culture Education
History
Social services Sports and recreation Youth
The environment
Operate mainly in the Waikato region

What
When

All year round

Max $$

Various

Who

Toi Foundation

Committed to reducing economic and social disparities in Taranaki by funding where there is the greatest need.

Purpose

– Annual Grants: to help with organisational day-to-day costs
– Capital Grants: to help organisations buy or improve assets or equipment
– Programme and Event Grants: to help with the cost of running programmes/initiatives or events
– Individual Grants: to help individuals with the costs of competitive representation, training and development (see the Individual Grants section for specific terms).

– Improved Environment Enhanced Child and Youth Wellbeing
– Rangatiratanga | Empowering Māori Aspiration

When

All year around

All year around

All year around

Max $$

Up to $100k+

No limit

No limit

Who

Bay Trust

To accelerate bold meaningful change, assisting BOP communities and the environment to flourish.

Purpose

– Operate in true partnerships with our communities
– Being bold, flexible, innovative and to provide leadership
– Live and practice our Kaupapa in everything we do
– Become a climate responsible (Tiakina te ao turoa) organisation
– Work with Māori in a way that is consistent with the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi; partnership, protection and participation.

What
When

Various

Max $$

Various

Who

Eastern & Central Community Trust

With integrity, courage and expertise, we manage and distribute funds to help build stronger, more sustainable communities in the Eastern
and central parts of New Zealand’s North Island

Purpose

– Increased community participation and social cohesion
– Increased community resilience
– Increased equity of access to key support services
– Increased community planning, leadership, capacity, and self- determination
– Increased community economic development and enterprise
– Increased environmental wellbeing

What
When

Various

Max $$

Various

Who

West Coast Community Trust

Its purpose is to manage its investments and apply the income from these investments by way
of grants for charitable, cultural, philanthropic, recreational and other purposes in Buller, Grey and Westland.

Purpose

Education
Welfare / Social Health
Art & Culture
Sport & Recreation
Youth

What
When

April 2023 - October 2023

Max $$

Various

Who

Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is a community-owned charitable trust that provides grants to assist community projects that make a significant and positive contribution to Otago communities

Purpose

Empowered communities, Improved health and wellbeing, Increased access to opportunities and thriving children and young people.

What
When

April 2022 - March 2023

Max $$

Various

Who

Community Trust / Mid & South Canterbury

The Community Trust of
Mid & South Canterbury is a philanthropic organisation
which applies its Trust funds for charitable and other purposes which are of benefit to the community. We provide grants to not-for-profit community groups and projects that make a positive contribution to our communities.

Purpose

– Generally, provide supplementary funding support rather than act as a principal funding source.
– Focus on supporting an organisation by providing funding at a time best suited to their needs.
– Recognise the continuing and invaluable work of the voluntary sector.

What
When

February 2023 - February 2024

Max $$

Up to $20K+

Who

Community Trust South

The stanchion that all pathways in Murihiku lead to where people obtain the treasures that enable them to fulfill their aspirations.

Purpose

We support both large and small community groups who work in various sectors, and our grants range from a few hundred dollars to thousands for a wide range
of purposes aligned with our Strategic Vision. We provide funding throughout the south of New Zealand covering Southland, Queenstown, Glenorchy, Arrowtown, Tapanui and Heriot areas.

What
When

December 2022 - March 2023

Max $$

Various

Who

Rātā Foundation

Purpose

We want to support communities now and into the future - by providing a funding framework which provides options and flexibility
(Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Chatham Islands).

What
When

All year around

Max $$

Up to $20k+

Who

WEAVE

Is a collaboration hub – our goal is to help build capacity and knowledge within organisations so they can work together to achieve greater change for their communities.
We partner with groups to support them holistically on their collaboration journey.

Purpose

– Considering a collaboration and would like help to set up a solid and successful initiative
– Currently collaborating and want support, advice or resources to strengthen the partnership

When

All year around

Max $$

Various

Who

JR McKenzie

Creating a socially just and inclusive New Zealand

Purpose

We are interested in partnering with those experiencing the greatest inequity, exclusion and disadvantage in four communities of interest:
– Children, young people and whānau
– Māori
– Pacific Peoples
– Communities that experience exclusion

What
When

All year around

Max $$

Up to $30K
$30K+ (only 4 times a year)