Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for applications for grants to the Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust. The grants will support the development of talented young artists living in the Wellington region who face barriers in pursuing their artistic potential.

The young people benefitting from the grant must be aged 21 years or under on 29 February 2024. Applicants can apply for up to $1000 for a specific project or arts tuition. A panel will assess the applications and select up to three grant recipients.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Thursday 29 February 2024

Background

The grants will be funded by the interest on a bequest to Arts Access Aotearoa, held in perpetuity by the trustees of the Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust.

The objectives of the Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust are to assist young people in confidence building, self-motivation, control of aggression, coping with the demands of society, and physical and mental wellbeing.

Eligibility

Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for grant applications to the Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust from individuals and groups who meet the following criteria:

  • The young people benefiting from the grant must demonstrate artistic potential across any artform. 
  • The young people benefiting from the grant must live in the Greater Wellington region (i.e. Wellington City, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Wairarapa, Porirua, Kāpiti Coast). 
  • The young people benefiting from the grant must be aged 21 years or under on 29 February 2024. 
  • The young people benefiting from the grant require support in one or more areas stipulated by the Winton and Margaret Bear Trust objectives: confidence building, self-motivation, control of aggression, coping with the demands of society, and physical and mental wellbeing.

How to apply

Complete the online application form here:

Survey Monkey Winton and Margaret Bear 2023 grants application form

Alternatively, you can download the application form below and submit it via email by the closing date and time.

Winton and Margaret Bear grants application form 2024 (WORD)

Please email the completed application form to info@artsaccess.org.nz  by 5pm Thursday 29 February 2024.

For more information

If you have any questions, please contact Dawa Devereux, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04 802 4349 E: info@artsaccess.org.nz).

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Winton and Margaret Bear grants available

 

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