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Call for applications - Contestable Fund Grants 2020

Call for applications - 2020 Contestable Fund Grants

Job details

Organisation
Copyright Licensing New Zealand
Closes
7 Oct 2020
Region
National
Work type
Awards, grants & residencies, Call for entries, Funding
Work classification
Digital & Technology, Education & Development, Literature & Publishing

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This year, $75,000 is available to support strategic projects that demonstrate New Zealand publishing sector growth.

Each year a portion of the revenue collected by Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) is allocated to the Cultural Fund, and is made available for applicants to apply for. The amount you apply for is up to you, with the number of successful recipients varying each year depending on the individual merits of the applications received.

Applications are invited for projects that have clearly defined and measurable project outcomes that align with the Cultural Fund’s objectives, including projects that:

  • Develop the professional skills of writers, including those who write for an education audience
  • Seek to grow export markets for New Zealand published content
  • Demonstrate innovation in the creation and distribution of NZ published content
  • Use online platforms to enhance the profile of New Zealand publishing and/or published content, including to international/export markets

Other projects that can demonstrate a positive impact on the New Zealand writing and publishing industry, and that meet the objectives of the Cultural Fund, will also be considered.

Applications open Wednesday 9 September, and must be received before 4pm Wednesday 7 October 2020. Successful recipients will be announced in November.

Unsuccessful applicants will be advised via email in November. Successful recipients will be contacted directly and we will also publish the announcement on our website and social media pages.

In 2019, there were thirteen successful recipients, you can find out more about them here >>

About the Cultural Fund
The Cultural Fund derives its revenue from a 2% share of domestic licensing income and from overseas revenue that is non-title specific. The Cultural Fund invests in people and projects that meet its objectives to:

  • Protect - writers and publishers’ ability to earn revenue from their works;
  • Support – the creation and production of new works and assist the commercial success of New Zealand works;
  • Grow – the number of works created and skills in the industry

Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash

How to apply

APPLY HERE >>

Application Guidelines and Critieria (pdf) >>

Applications open Wednesday 9 September, and must be received before 4pm Wednesday 7 October 2020. Successful recipients will be announced in November.

Unsuccessful applicants will be advised via email in November. Successful recipients will be contacted directly and we will also publish the announcement on our website and ocial media pages.

Written by

Copyright Licensing New Zealand

8 Sep 2020

Every day, people copy and share printed material for a variety of reasons. Copyright Licensing New Zealand provides licences to help make copying, scanning and sharing printed works easy and legal.