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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

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Eligibility for Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) funding

Examples of projects that meet the criteria for CCS funding

Access and participation

  • Performances by community choirs, hip-hop groups, theatre companies or poets.
  • Workshops on printmaking, writing, dancing or other creative forms.
  • Exhibitions by local craft groups promoting weaving, pottery and carving.
  • Festivals featuring local artists.
  • Creation of a community film or a public artwork by a community.
  • Development of new tukutuku, whakairo or kōwhaiwhai for a local marae.

Diversity

  • Workshops, rehearsals, performances, festivals or exhibitions:
    • in Māori or Pasifika heritage art forms
    • by local migrant communities.
  • Arts projects bringing together groups from a range of different communities.
  • Workshops, rehearsals, performances, festivals or exhibitions by groups with experience of disability or mental illness.

Young people

  • A group of young people:
    • working with an artist to create a mural or street art
    • creating a film about an issue that is important to them.
  • Printing a collection of writing by young people.
  • Music workshops for young people.
  • An exhibition of visual art work by young people.

Appointments by phone

If you would like to talk about your application email creative.communities@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz for a phone appointment.

​Previously funded rounds

See CCS Auckland funded projects.