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Our funders and supporters

Arts Access Aotearoa works with individuals and organisations to achieve its objectives. We acknowledge and value the commitment of all our funders, partners and supporters listed on this page.

­ Arts Access Aotearoa is a registered charitable trust (CC33533) and you can claim a tax credit on any donation of $5 or more. If you would like to help us ensure all people in New Zealand have access to the arts, you can be sure we will use your tax deductible donation wisely.

On this page, we describe some of ways you can support our services and projects. You may also wish to talk to Richard Benge, Executive Director (E: T: 04 802 4349).

Core funder

Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand logoArts Access Aotearoa receives core funding from Creative New Zealand under its Toi Totara Haemata investment programme.

Major contract

Department of Corrections

Department of Corrections logoArts Access Aotearoa has a contract with the Department of Corrections to support and advise on the arts as a tool in the rehabilitation process of prisoners.

Local government

Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council logoWellington City Council supports us to deliver access to the arts in Wellington City, including the Arts For All Wellington Network.


Foundation North logo

Foundation North
Thomas George Macarthy Trust
Wellington Community Trust
Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust
The NFD Trust

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2018 sponsors

Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand logoCreative New Zealand is sponsoring the Arts Access Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award 2018 and the Arts Access Creative New Zealand Media Award 2018. 

Department of Corrections

Department of Corrections logo

The Department of Corrections is sponsoring the Arts Access Corrections Māui Tikitiki a Taranga Award 2018 and the Arts Access Corrections Whai Tikanga Award 2018.

Te Auaha 

Te Auaha logoTe Auaha is sponsoring the Arts Access Te Auaha Community Partnership Award 2018.

PAK'nSAVE Petone and Hutt City

PAK'nSAVE logoPAK'nSAVE Petone and Hutt City is sponsoring the Arts Access PAK'nSAVE Artistic Achievement Award 2018

Holdsworth Charitable Trust

Holdsworth logoThe Holdsworth Charitable Trust is sponsoring the Arts Access Holdsworth Creative Space Award 2018.

Awesome Arts Access Auction 2018

Event partner

Te Auaha

Te Auaha logoTe Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity is a vital partner in this annual fundraising event. 

Legal services

Chapman Tripp logo

Chapman Tripp


We are grateful to the following organisations for their ongoing support of Arts Access Aotearoa and its work:





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