Applications for Creative Communities funding for local arts are now being accepted by the Chatham Islands Council.

The funding of up to $3,151 (excluding GST) from the Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) aims to promote community wellbeing through participation and development in the arts.

Applications must be for activities beginning after 30 November 2018. Priority will be given to applications that include:

  • Broad community involvement – the project will create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate in activities
  • Diversity – the project will support the diverse arts and cultural traditions of local communities, enriching and promoting their uniqueness and cultural diversity
  • Young people – the project will enable and encourage young people (under 18 years) to engage with and actively participate in the arts

Download the application form here [DOCX, 264 KB].

Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 23 November 2018.

Submit your application by email to or mail:

Attn: Orrin Kapua, CCS Administrator
Chatham Islands Council
9 Tuku Road
PO Box 24
Chatham Islands

For further information or advice on your application please contact Orrin Kapua on (03) 3050 033, or at