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Harcourts Foundation Grants

4 May 2020

Funding available for Community-based organisations that promote and foster art and culture.

The Harcourts Foundation have a clear focus on providing grants to reputable community-based organisations which need funding for projects and initiatives designed to benefit as many people as possible.


They will prioritise applications that demonstrate that their grant will have the widest community impact.


Primary Objectives:


- The advancement of social and community welfare in New Zealand.

- The relief of poverty in New Zealand.

- The care, support and protection of the aged, children, and young people and people with disability in New Zealand.

- The promotion of community development to enhance social and economic participation in New Zealand.

- The promotion and fostering of art and culture in New Zealand.

- The promotion of education in New Zealand including the establishment and support of schools, universities and other educational establishments.

- The provision of facilities for the education of pupils of schools, universities or other education establishments.




Grant applications must be for a specific event, project, item, or initiative.

Requests for the event, project, item or initiative must be scheduled to occur within four months of receiving the grant.

Grants will not be given for items already purchased or events/initiatives/projects already held.


Current Application Round 45

  • 4th February – 4th May

Application Rounds 2020

  • 4th May – 4th August
  • 4th August – 4th November
  • 4th November – 4th February 2021


Find out more, including dates of current funding rounds and application forms at link below.


Contact info:

Andy Santos

Andy Santos is a jazz guitarist in Wharekaho/Simpson's Beach

Boosted Live

Boosted Live is a place where you can live stream your creative mahi and be fairly remunerated for it.

Bubble Bites Series

Bubble Bites - a series of short performance by artists from The Coromandel

Central to the Soul

A gentle story of Central Otago, the touring artists, the halls and heroes, that host them.

Dave Rhodes Productions

Dave Rhodes is a sound engineer and music producer in Whitianga

En Pointe Dance Studio

Lisa Gifford is a dancer and runs En Pointe Dance Studio in Whitianga

Fabian Roberts

Fabian Roberts is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter in Whitianga

Gerald (Jerry) Thoma

Jerry Thoma is a rock, folk, country musician in Hahei

Harcourts Foundation Grants

Funding available for the promotion and fostering of art and culture in New Zealand
4 May 2020

Howard Saunders

Howard Saunders is a poet in Hotwater Beach

Katarina Lee

Katarina Lee is a childrens and young teen author in Kaimarama, Whitianga

Lets Go Descarrego!

Let's Go Descarrego! are an acoustic folk punk duo in Whitianga

Offbeat Theatre Company

Offbeat Theatre Company is a community repertory group based in Whitianga.

Pete Delete

Pete Delete is a poet and artist in Whenuakite

Peter Lawrence

Peter Lawrence AKA The Rockin Realtor is a musician from Whitianga


RELAPSE Band is a musical theatre/originals/dance group in Kuaotunu


Retrowhiti are a pop/rock/folk/reggae duo in Whitianga

Sarah Morcom

Sarah Morcom is an indie pop singer/songwriter from Purangi/Cooks Beach

Soul Sax Plus

Soul Sax Plus is a jazz/soul/blues/reggae/Latin influenced duo from near Coroglen

Stewart Pedley

Stewart Pedley is a songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and performer in Whitianga

The Lost Spring Happy Hour

Join us for Happy Hour every Friday featuring live musicians at The Lost Spring.
Every Friday, 5:30pm

Yvette Audain

Yvette Audain is a musician, composer & tutor on the Coromandel Peninsula