Donate to the Arts Foundation

Some of New Zealand's most prolific supporters of the arts are Patrons of the Arts Foundation. Together we will open the door for New Zealand's creative talent to shine locally and internationally.

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Boosted is the Arts Foundation's crowdfunding platform for the arts. Boosted helps artists get their projects off the ground and into the real world.

Donate to the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship

If you love writing and cherish New Zealand writers, this is your chance to play a critical part in supporting New Zealand literature for now and future generations.

Applause: now available to view online!

Issue 21 featuring: 2015 award recipients, interviews with prior recipients, Neil Ieremia and Anna Leese, Boosted School of Crowdfunding and the future of philanthropy in the arts.

Browse Artists

Since inception the Arts Foundation has awarded 178 artists and granted over $5million. Browse the artists that we have recognised and discover some of New Zealand's most extraordinary creators.

Learn about our Laureate Award

The Laureate Award is an investment in excellence across a range of art forms for an artist with prominence and outstanding potential for future growth.



Iconic New Zealand filmmaker honoured with a Damehood

Celebrated New Zealand screenwriter, producer, director and Arts Foundation Laureate Jane Campion has been appointed a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

Arts Foundation recipients recognised at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

Arts Foundation Highlights from the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards last night.

Congratulations to The Loons Theatre Company

The Loons have a new theatre, and now, thanks to you, they have new seats too!