He Mana Toi Moehau Trust administers the Creative Communities Scheme on behalf of Council. At their meeting on 20 November 2017 the following applicants were successful:

Organisation Project$
Coromandel Art Group One day workshop with tutor $300
Catherine Corcoran Beach Dance Caravan $815
Whangamata Arts Collective Big arts day out, Harcourts Challenge and youth award $1,815
Mercury Bay Art Escape 2018 Artists Open Studios $2,000
Barry Brickell Committee Barry Brickell Doo Day $765
Whangamata Summer Festival Opera in the Park Jan 1 2018 $1,650
Watch this Space  Coonect the Artists - Watch this Space shared studios $2,000
Kuaotunu Kindergarten Charitable Trust 25 Trees of Christmas II
Watch this Space Coromandel Open Studios Arts Tour $2,000

Total $11,945

The Board were appreciative of the effort that applicants had put into their applications.  They noted the following general comments for future applicants:

  • Provide dates for events
  • Provide the name of the tutor and a briefing on each one
  • Remember the timing of the projects e.g. projects that start before the date of the funding round cannot be considered
  • Advise if the project will still go ahead if a portion of the funding request is granted
  • Cross-check any budget figures that are provided
  • Consider the eligibility criteria as set out in the Applicants Guide.

All applicants to the October 2017 grant funding round will recieve letters advising of the outcomes this week.

The next date for applications to the Coromandel Arts and Creative Industries Advisory Board grant funding will be 30 March 2018 - 27 April 2018.