Open call out 2022/ 2023
Our call for proposals is now open and we’re excited to see what you come up with!
Arts Whau supports community arts projects created by and for local people in the Whau through funding, advice and practical support. Your Whau Community Arts Brokers are Janet Lilo and Jody Yawa McMillan and funding is possible thanks to the Whau Local Board.
What can I apply for?
You can apply for funding for a project in any art form; music, writing, visual arts, games, theatre, digital experiments, workshops, poetry, dance, film, food to walking projects (to name just a few past projects). What’s important is that the project:
* meaningfully involves a local community and/or community themes
* 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 September 2022 and June 2023.
What will the funding cover?
Arts Whau will pay for project management time, artist fees, project costs, access support, promotion, and manaakitanga. In previous years Arts Whau has funded between 12 and 17 projects a year and funding has ranged from $300 for a single workshop to $12,000 for a multi week multi artist project.
Need help with your proposal or idea?
Get in touch with Janet and Jody to kōrero. We are here to support you all the way through the proposal process.
I’m ready, how do I apply?
To submit a proposal, you’ll need to let us know:
– what your idea is, who’s involved, when you plan to do it, and what the community involvement or outcomes are.
– which focus area your application falls under
– what the budget is and how much you would like to apply for
– any other assistance you think you may need
Your project must:
– have a strong creative idea driving it
– give equal weight to creative ideas and community benefit
– have strong local connections
– have some sort of public outcome, which can be online