- Broad community involvement – The project will create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate in arts activities. Projects in places which are accessed by the broad community or projects in which a community is the active creator.
- Diversity – The project will support the diverse arts and cultural traditions of local communities, enriching and promoting their uniqueness and cultural diversity
- Young People – The project will enable and encourage young people (under 18 years) to engage with and actively participate in the arts. Projects with a specific target audience of up to 18 years, or work developed with or by young people.
Please note: If you have received a Quick Response Grant or Arts Grant from Creative New Zealand, you cannot receive funding from the Creative Communities Scheme for the same project.