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Central Lakes Art Support Scheme (CLASS)

These grants are administered by the four Community Arts Councils in the Central Lakes Trust region to increase, at a local level, both participation in the arts and the diversity of arts available to the community.

These grants are administered by the four Community Arts Councils in the Central Lakes Trust region to increase, at a local level, both participation in the arts and the diversity of arts available to the community. The four Community Arts Councils are based in Alexandra, Wānaka, Queenstown and Cromwell.

 

The maximum amount per project that can be funded through this Scheme is $2,000. If funding greater than $2,000 is required, then a direct application should be made to CLT by way of the standard CLT grant application form.

 

Conditions of CLASS

For the purposes of the Central Lakes Trust Arts Support Scheme, “Arts” is defined as, “all forms of creative and interpretive expression”. These include:

 

  • Language, Arts and Literature

  • Performing Arts

  • Visual Arts

  • Multi-disciplinary (projects which cross over two or more of the above categories.

 

Please note:

  • Applicants must meet the Scheme’s eligibility criteria.

  • Grants are limited to a maximum of $2,000 per project.

  • Applicants can only receive one grant in any 12-month period from CLT either through:

    • Central Lakes Trust Arts Support Scheme, or

    • Directly from CLT itself.

 

To apply, please contact your local Community Arts Council:

  

 
COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL CONTACTS

 

Alexandra Community Arts Council

Alexandra, Earnscleugh-Manuherikia and Teviot Valley Wards


Shona Bain

03 448 6115 / 0274 137 421

sholin2008@hotmail.com

 

Creative Queenstown

Wakatipu & Arrowtown Wards, but excludes Kingston


Jan Maxwell

03 441 0469 / 027 233 7934

Jan.Maxwell@qldc.govt.nz

 

Arts Central

Cromwell Ward


Hillary Jenkins

021 167 6916

hillarypjenkins@gmail.com

 

Upper Clutha Community Arts Council

Wanaka Ward including Makarora


Robyn van Reenen or Susan Manson

027 424 9441

uppercluthaarts@outlook.com

 

Central Otago District Arts Trust

If you have an event or project happening in our region, please let the Central Otago Arts Coordinator know about it.

info@centralotagoarts.com

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