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2021 2022 annual report

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14 December 2022

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Annual Report 2021 - 2022

The financial year that was. 52 weeks of mahi. 18 new artists awarded. Millions raised and spent directly on the arts in Aotearoa. Conversations fuelled through a new media partnership, and radical generosity growing daily with our Kotahi collective.

Highlights include:

  • 8 new Arts Foundation Laureates awarded (22/23 cycle)
  • 3 Arts Foundation Icons added to the living circle of 20
  • $1.3M raised for artists on Boosted
  • 1 national media partnership with Stuff
  • Over $2M direct expenditure on the arts for the second year in a row
  • 204 Kotahi members and counting
  • 7 new duos of Springboard mentorship packages - celebrating 3 years of the programme
  • 14% annual increase in Kotahi & general fundraising
  • 1M people reached through our digital version of All in For Arts
  • 82% of our revenue went directly to the arts
  • 2 new co-chairs announced, Chelsea Winstanley and Kent Gardner

Thank you for helping us to continue making the magic happen.

The Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi

About the Arts Foundation

Backing artists to make their mark. The Arts Foundation was established in 1998 to honour extraordinary New Zealand artists.