Creative New Zealand Arts Grants 2022/23

26 July 2022 - 23 June 2023

Arts Grants is the most popular fund. Arts Grants are open to emerging and established artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations for a range of activities. You can apply even if you haven’t applied for or received funding from Creative New Zealand before.

Four Arts Grants funding rounds are offered in 2022/23. Each Arts Grants round will close once 250 applications have been submitted. More about Arts Grants

Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 1

  • Opens: 25 Jul 2022
  • Results due: 30 Sep 2022
  • For projects that take place between 30 Sep 2022 - 30 Dec 2023

Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 2

  • Opens: 3 Oct 2022
  • Results due: 9 Dec 2022
  • For projects that take place between 9 Dec 2022 - 9 Mar 2024

Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 3

  • Opens: 30 Jan 2023
  • Results due: 7 Apr 2023
  • For projects that take place between 7 Apr 2023 - 7 Jul 2024

Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 4

  • Opens: 18 Apr 2023
  • Results due: 23 Jun 2023
  • For projects that take place between 23 Jun 2023 - 23 Sep 2024

Other funds and opportunities 2022/23

In addition to Arts Grants, Creative New Zealand offers a range of other funds and opportunities for specific groups of artists, arts practitioners or arts organisations to carry out particular types of projects. 

Annual Arts Grants 2022/23

Funding for established artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations with a strong track record of funding from Creative New Zealand. More about Annual Arts Grants

  • Opens:18 Jul 2022
  • Closes: 5 Aug 2022, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 16 Sep 2022
  • For projects that take place between 16 Sep 2022 - 31 Dec 2023

Berlin Writer's Residency

Biennial residency for an established New Zealand writer to work on an approved project in Berlin, Germany. More about the Berlin Writer's Residency

  • Opens: 25 Jul 2022
  • Closes: 19 Aug 2022, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 30 Sep 2022
  • For projects that take place between 1 Oct 2023 - 31 Sep 2024

Todd New Writer's Bursary (Apply to Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 1)

Annual bursary awarded to a published writer or playwright at an early stage of their career who applies to Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 1 to write a new work. More about the Todd New Writer's Bursary

  • Opens: 25 Jul 2022
  • Closes: When 250 applications are submitted to Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 1
  • Results due: 30 Sep 2022
  • For projects that take place between 30 Sep 2022 - 30 Dec 2023

Global Networks Presentation Fund

Funding for artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations who have already been supported through one of Creative New Zealand’s international initiatives to present work resulting from that initiative. More about the Global Networks Presentation Fund

  • Opens: 15 Aug 2022
  • Closes: 9 Sep 2022, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 21 Oct 2022
  • For projects that take place between 21 Oct 2022 - 21 Oct 2023

A further round may be offered in 2023.

Toi Ake - Mātauranga Māori Te Awe Kōtuku Fund

Funding for ngā toi Māori artists and arts practitioners to work with marae hapū, iwi, whakapapa-based ropu and mātāwaka to protect, cultivate and retain mātauranga Maori related to heritage ngā toi Māori and foster the distinctive arts and cultural practices and knowledge of hapū and iwi. More about Toi Ake - Mātauranga Māori Te Awe Kōtuku Fund

  • Opens: 28 Aug 2022
  • Closes: 16 Sep 2022, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 28 Oct 2022
  • For projects that take place between 28 Oct 2022 - 28 Jan 2024

Building Business Capability for Individual Practitioners Fund

Funding for individual artists and arts practitioners to develop skills that increase their career sustainability and future-proof their business practice. More about the Building Business Capability for Individual Practitioners Fund

  • Opens: 19 Sep 2022
  • Closes: 14 Oct 2022, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 25 Nov 2022
  • For projects that take place between 25 Nov 2022 - 25 Nov 2023

Tup Lang Choreographic Award

Annual award for a project supporting choreography in New Zealand contemporary dance. Priority is given to emerging choreographers. More about the Tup Lang Choreographic Award

  • Opens: 3 Oct 2022
  • Closes: 28 Oct 2022, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 9 Dec 2022
  • For projects that take place between 9 Dec 2022 - 9 Mar 2024

Creative New Zealand Michael King Writer's Fellowship

Fellowship awarded every two years to an established New Zealand writer from any literary genre, with a significant publication record, to work on a major project. More about the Creative New Zealand Michael King Writer's Fellowship

  • Opens: 30 Jan 2023
  • Closes: 24 Feb 2023, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 7 Apr 2023
  • For projects that take place between 7 Apr 2023 - 7 Apr 2025

Global Digital New Work Fund

Funding for artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations to research, develop and/or create new artwork in the digital space to be experienced by global audiences. More about Global Digital New Work Fund

  • Opens: 7 Feb 2023
  • Closes: 3 Mar 2023, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 13 Apr 2023
  • For projects that take place between 13 Apr 2023 - 13 Oct 2024

Louis Johnson New Writer's Bursary (Apply to Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 4)

Annual bursary for a published writer or playwright at an early stage of the career who applies to Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 4 to create new work. More about the Louis Johnson New Writer's Bursary

  • Opens: 18 Apr 2023
  • Closes: When 250 applications are submitted to Arts Grants 2022/23 Round 4
  • Results due: 23 Jun 2023
  • For projects that take place between 23 Jun 2023 - 23 Sep 2024

Music Scholarships

Scholarships awarded annually to emerging and established music practitioners to further their studies. More about Music Scholarships

  • Opens: 18 Apr 2023
  • Closes: 12 May 2023, 1:00pm
  • Results due: 23 Jun 2023
  • For projects that take place between 23 Jun 2023 - 23 Sep 2024

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