Creative NZ announce Matched Funding Scheme recipients
12th February 2013
Seven arts organisations have raised more than $95,500 from the private sector with support from Creative New Zealand’s new Matched Funding Scheme.
Part of Creative NZ’s $1.05m Creative Giving pilot programme, launched in July last year, the scheme provides financial incentives to help arts, culture and heritage organisations to increase donations and sponsorships.
The successful organisations were Arts Access Aotearoa ($5000), Auckland Festival Trust ($20,000), Chamber Music New Zealand ($5000), Christchurch Arts Festival ($19,500), Downstage ($20,000), NZ String Quartet ($6000) and Southern Lakes Arts Festival Trust ($20,000).