The Foundation initially aims to make up to ten one-off grants of $2000 – $5000 per year, contingent on available funds.
Expressions of interest are invited twice a year, with deadlines of 31 October and 31 May.
The Foundation will grant funds for projects that:Relate to New Zealand literature (fiction, non-fiction, poetry)
- Demonstrate innovation
- Deliver broad community benefit outcomes
- Use innovative and cost-effective platforms including digital
- Are new or business expansion projects rather than business as usual
- Represent well considered, robust propositions with identified, achievable and measurable deliverables