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Creative Communities Funding

29 May 2002

Successful applicants for funding from the Creative Communities Funding Scheme received their grant cheques from Mayor John Terris at a special presentation evening held last Thursday night in Wainuiomata.

The Creative Communities Funding Scheme provides funding to groups and individuals involved in arts and cultural projects and activities in Hutt City.

"The scheme aims to increase participation in the arts at the local level, increase the range and diversity of arts available to communities, and enhance and strengthen the local arts and cultural sectors," said Community Development Funding Officer Caroline O'Loan.

"The fund contributes to a vibrant arts and cultural community in Hutt City by supporting the work of a whole range of talented and dedicated groups and individuals."

Congratulations to the following groups and individuals who received funding from this scheme:

Alan Knowles and Sydney Shed Exhibition Catalogue 800.00 Awhi Rito Gallery Staging of two Exhibitions 550.00 Hutt Valley Community Arts Inc. "Haiku on the Hutt Hills" 1,000.00

Hutt Valley Porcelain Art Association Children's Workshops 500.00 Hutt Wearable Arts Wearable Arts Award Event 2,000.00 Pomare Multicultural Resource Centre Jewelery Making 1,000.00 St Bernadettes Naenae Youth "Sagata Pelenatete Naenae Autalavou" KiliKiti Cultural Dance Festival 1,630.00 Te Ati Kimihia Education Trust Pumanawa Tangata Kapa Haka Workshops 1,000.00 The Wellington Regional Folk Foundation Inc. 2002 Wellington Regional Folk Dancing Festival 1,500.00 The Young New Zealanders 2000 Equipment Purchase 1,000.00 Wainuiomata Little Theatre Advertising & Costumes for June Performances 500.00 Wellington Area Scout and Guide Gang Show Theatrical Production 1,000.00 Wellington Art House Charitable Trust Art House Programme for Term III 1,000.00 Wellington New Chinese Friendship Association Inc. Cultural Recital 2,000.00 Wesley Revue Club Performances 500.00

Total 15,980.00

Anyone interested in applying for funding in the next round should call Caroline O'Loan on 570 6527 for an application form. Applications close on 20 September 2002.


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