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Funding

Learn more about funding offered by the Ministry including for the Arts and Culture COVID Recovery Programme.

Arts and Culture COVID Recovery Programme

As part of the COVID-19 Recovery Budget, the Government made a landmark investment to help ensure the cultural sector not only survives – it adapts and thrives.

New Zealand History Research Trust Fund

The New Zealand History Research Trust Fund offers financial assistance for projects that will significantly enhance the understanding of NZ's past. Applications close every year on 15 October.

Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho, New Zealand Oral History Grants

The Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho, New Zealand Oral History Grants applications close every year on 25 October.

Regional Culture and Heritage Fund

Applications for the seventh round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) are now open with up to $13 million is available for distribution. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 15 July 2022. Image is courtesy of Whirinaki Whare Taonga.

Arts and Culture Event Support Scheme

Helping organisers of arts and cultural events working under the COVID-19 Protection Framework.