About the CLNZ Cultural Fund
14 May 2021We're committed to the growth and development of current and future writers, educators, and the publishing industry. The CLNZ Cultural Fund allows us to do this.
CLNZ/NZSA Writers’ Award
3 June 2021Entries for the 2021 CLNZ/NZSA Writers' Award are now open and close Friday 2 July 2021. This $25,000 award is one of the investments made through the CLNZ Cultural Fund and is open to writers of any genre of non-fiction, including writers of education material. The award enables the successful applicant to devote time to a specific writing project.
CLNZ Contestable Fund Grants
16 March 2021Entries for the 2021 CLNZ Contestable Fund Grants open in September 2021. Each year a portion of the revenue allocated to the CLNZ Cultural Fund is made available in a contestable fund.
CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants
14 June 2021Entries for the 2021 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants are now closed. These grants support New Zealand writers by providing assistance to writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project.
2020 Cultural Fund Awards & Grants successful recipients
12 November 2020As the Cultural Fund Awards and Grants come to a close for 2020, let's celebrate the achievements of the successful recipients.
CLNZ/PANZ Training Fund
1 February 2020The CLNZ Cultural Fund contributes to the PANZ Industry Training Fund. This training fund supports three programmes and provides development opportunities for each stage of a career in publishing.
2020 Selection Panel members
1 August 2020Copyright Licensing New Zealand are fortunate to have a wonderful network of people that work with us to help make our Cultural Fund awards and grants successful.