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CLNZ Contestable Funding

Applications for the 2017 Contestable Funding are now closed.

Each year a portion of the revenue allocated to the CLNZ Cultural Fund is made available in a contestable fund. This year, $75,000 is available for writers and publishers. The number of successful projects will vary from year-to-year and will depend on the individual merits of the applications received.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
Guidelines for Applicants | View here >> (pdf)
Applications were open from 9am Thursday 1 June - 4pm Friday 30 June 2017.

If you have any queries regarding your application, please don't hesitate to call our office on 09-486 6250 or email awards@copyright.co.nz

Congratulations to the 2016 winners!

The 2016 CLNZ Contestable Fund made investments into eight compelling projects that demonstrated writing and publishing or education sector growth and development. Three of the recipients were individual writers and five were publishing organisations.

  • Toitoi Media Limited - $7,600 to help deliver New Zealand student journal publications and teaching resources into low decile schools.
  • Huia (NZ) Ltd - $10,000 towards encouraging Te Reo Maori in primary school classrooms.
  • Lesley Smith - $10,000 towards an individual writing project.
  • NZ Book Awards Trust - $20,000 towards enhancing the delivery of the NZ Book Awards, NZ Children’s Book Awards and National Poetry Day.
  • Prue Langbein - $8,000 towards and individual writing project.
  • Clean Slate Press Ltd - $8,000 towards encouraging Te Reo Maori in primary school classrooms.
  • Zak Waipara - $5,000 towards encouraging Te Reo Maori in primary school classrooms.
  • Flying Start Books Ltd - $5,000 towards their project to develop their digital export trade.

Congratulations to the 2015 winners!

The 2015 CLNZ Contestable Fund made investments into seven compelling projects that demonstrated writing and publishing or education sector growth and development. Four of the recipients were individual writers and three were publishing organisations.

Projects that received funding contributions in 2015:

  • Anna Mackenzie $5,500 Writing
  • Huia (NZ) Ltd $4,000 Education
  • Janice Marriott $3,800 Writing
  • Kelly Ana Morey $20,000 Writing
  • Keri Hulme $1,250 Writing
  • Publishers Association of NZ $15,000 Sector development
  • Bridget Williams Books $10,000 Publishing