We offer advice and support to those seeking project funding. Check out the left hand menu for various local funding opportunities.

Or please contact us directly to discuss your project.

Funding administered by Creative Waikato

Creative Waikato administers funding rounds on behalf of Hamilton City Council and Creative New Zealand for art projects taking place in the Hamilton area.

The next closing date is:

Friday 28 September 2018 — CNZ Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) (opens 20 August 2018)

For criteria and information on this funding round please select Funding Opportunities from the left hand menu. 

Creative Communities Scheme Funding (CCS Funding) Workshop

13th September, 5.30 - 7.00pm
Creative Waikato, 11 Garden Place, Central Hamilton

This FREE workshop will give you everything you need to be confident in applying for CCS funding. Whether you are just starting to get your project funded or are familiar with CCS, this is a great refresher with tools you can use to write applications, going through eligibility and lots more. If you are interested make sure you email so we can make sure we have a seat saved just for you

Regional Community Funding Workshops 2018

Is your community group looking for funding?

Come along to a free friendly "hands on" workshop presented by local community funders.

Topics include: funding tips for beginners, planning and preparation, what makes a successful application, budgeting, accountability and reporting, how decisions are made, other possible income sources.

These workshops run throughout the Waikato region from February to September 2018.

2018 Funding Workshop Calendar

Funding rounds open now

CCS — Hamilton City

Now Open for applications.  Closing date Friday 28th September, 6pm.

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WEL Energy Trust

Quick Response Grants — for grants $5,000 and under — closing date 31 August 2018

Community Support Grants — for grants $5,000 and over — closing date 28 September 2018

Trust Waikato

Donation round — closing date 21 September 2018