Creative Communities Scheme: Successful Applicants May 2018

He Mana Toi Moehau Trust administers the Creative Communities Scheme on behalf of Council. At their meeting on 18 May 2018 the following applicants were successful:

Organisation Project$
Thames Public Art Trust To produce a short film documenting the progress and installation of the new sculpture trail $800
Watch this Space - Coromandel To make a 5 minute feature video celebrating the Coromandel Arts Tour $600
Arts Collective Whangamata Incorporated Society Art exhibitions, demonstration, musicians and workshops $960
Thames Music Group Inc. To present six public concerts in 2018/19 $600
Saint Georges Community Choir To plan 3 performances of The Armed Man to commemorate the WW1 Centennial $1,000
Thames Chrismas Wonderland Inc. Thames community Christmas display 2018 $1,000
Steampunk the Thames Inc. To provide varied community workshops throughout the year that will demonstrate different artistic disciplines $1,000
Offbeat Theatre Company Bring expert tutor to teach youth and adults in acting and theatre techniques $1,000
Mercury Bay Art Escape A fair for local artists and crafts people to display, demonstrate and sell their products $650
Mercury Bay Community Choir Incorporated (MBCC) Obtain funding for combined concerts with MBCC and MBBB $920
10 Artists Exhibition of original art and workshops $800
Mercury Bay Area School A film-making workshop and discussion group for students years 10-13 $250
Thames Music and Drama Incorporated Major production $1,000
Creative Mercury Bay Trust To deliver ten arts events between July and November $2,000

Total $12,580

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.

The next date for applications to the Coromandel Arts and Creative Industries Advisory Board grant funding will be 31 August 2018 - 28 September 2018.