Creative Communities Invercargill

The Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is for arts and cultural projects and is administered by the Council on behalf of Creative New Zealand.


After funding for your arts or cultural event?

Closing dates for the 2022/2023 financial year are:

  • Round 1 closed 25 August 2022
  • Round 2 closes 24 November 2022
  • Round 3 closes 12 February 2023
  • Round 4 closes 14 May 2023


Learn more

Learn more about getting Creative Communities funding for local art projects:


Apply now!

Download an application form
Download a Creative Communities Application Form [DOCX]

First time applying?
Refer to the Creative Communities – Application Guide [PDF] when filling in your application.

Completed your project?
Refer to the Creative Communities – Project Completion Report template 2021–2022 in writing your post-project report.


Successful Grants

Find a list of the the successful creative grant recipients below:

Creative Communities Grants allocated for the 2021 – 2022 Financial Year