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Call for Creative Projects for the Whau

Job details

Arts Whau
19 Oct 2020
Work type
Awards, grants & residencies
Work classification
Community & Access Arts


Do you have an idea for a great creative project that you’d like to make happen in the Whau Local Board area?

Our call for proposals for is now open. We’re excited to see what you will come up with.

Arts Whau supports temporary creative projects created by and for local people in the Whau through funding, advice and practical assistance.

You can apply for funding for a project in any art form. What’s important is that the project:

  • meaningfully involves a local community
  • is led by a local or someone with strong local connections
  • has an strong creative idea behind it
  • and takes place in the Whau Local Board area between November 2020 and June 2021.

The call for proposals closes 10 am, Monday Morning, 19 October, 2020.

Find out more about how to apply here

Get in touch with me to discuss your project
021 182 9451

Get some inspiration from previous projects.
Download a pdf here or visit our website

How to apply

1. Get in contact with the Whau Community Arts Broker, Melissa Laing, and discuss your idea.
Mobile: 021 1829 451

2. After you’ve talked to Melissa write your proposal and send it to her as a single document pdf
Include the following information:
An outline of your idea. It doesn’t have to be long but should include:

  • A description of the idea;
  • how long the project will run and how often it will take place (this could be one off or repeated, one day, a few months or ongoing);
  • where the activities will take place;
  • and how your project include members of a Whau community. This might be as participants or co-creators, or as audience members because a project happens in a particularly public space.
  • A budget. What you think its going to cost to do the project, including paying people for work.
  • Who is involved. Information about the people making the project happen and what their connection with the Whau is
  • Contact details. A contact name, email address and phone number.
  • Covid19 level planning. Due to the ever changing Covid19 situation Arts Whau is asking people to consider how to cope with sudden level change in advance and provide information about the project viability under different levels. To help you do this we have created a flow chart which can be downloaded here:

Written by

Melissa Laing

18 Sep 2020