$18.000 in Grants to Arts Groups4th November 2009
The Creative Communities Committee has allocated just over $18,000 in grants to 17 Kapiti groups working in the arts.
The list is:
- Kapiti Kids Motivation Charitable Trust 2010 programme, $1000; Art-Play as part of next weekend’s Arts Trail, $325; Acting Up Charitable Trust (drama and music workshops for people with intellectual or learning impairment), $1500; Artful Kids (mural in Campbell Park), $1000.
- Kapiti Brass Band (assisting with a recruitment drive), $550; Oasis Gallery Weekend Workshops 2009-2010, $750; the “Have A Go Arts Programme” run by Kapiti Women’s Centre, $2000; Waikanae Music Society Inc (assisting with the Piers Lane piano recital in 2010), $960.
- Paraparaumu Mainly Music (purchasing instrument for pre-school music education), $1500; 3pm Care Centre (Artists with Kids Project), $500; Mahara Gallery (assisting a Frances Hodgkins exhibition during the International Festival of the Arts next March), $1150; Paekakariki Xpressed Community Newspaper, to help fund arts pages during 2010 editions, $1500.
- The Academy of Dramatic Arts for a script writing project, $450; Mulled Wine Concerts in 2010, $1355; Uke ‘N Sing Along – a community festive season ukelele sing-along session, $750; the Clay in Schools Project, Otaki, $650; Children’s Clay Workshops, $600; Kapiti Concert Orchestra, to assist with a 2010 Spring Concert programme, $1300.
Creative New Zealand provides the Committee with slightly more than $32,000 each funding year.
In this round, the first for the present financial year, $18,084.85 was available with total applications for $30,469.00
All applications are required to identify the benefits for the Kapiti Coast District.
The Committee is made up of three iwi representatives, three from the community – including a Youth Council delegate –
The members of the committee are Mere Ropata-Box, Carol Reihana, Sandra Edwards, Janet Secker, Trevor Wright and Rosanna Galletly (Youth Council), supported by Kapiti Coast District Council’s Arts & Museums Development Officer, Catherine Scollay ; and Councillors Sandra Patton (chair), Hilary Wooding and David Scott.