Lottery World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage makes grants to not-for-profit organisations to foster the conservation, preservation and promotion of New Zealand’s natural, physical and cultural heritage.
There are two pools: a $7.291 million general fund for community events and smaller capital work projects; and a $10 million fund for one or more large scale projects of national significance. The first funding round closed on 28 November 2012. The second funding round (with extended eligibility criteria) closed on 29 May 2013, with the funding decisions announced in November 2013. Applications for the third funding round closed on 20 November 2013.
More details are available on WW100's website.
At this stage, there have been no decisions made about future Lottery funding.
Other potential funding sources for World War One commemorations are listed on WW100's website.
In addition, Creative New Zealand is offering funding to commission First World War centenary arts projects of high artistic merit.
The Fund will be offered through two funding rounds in 2013 and 2014. The first round closed on 4 November 2013. The second round closes on 30 June 2014.
Applications will be assessed via a two-stage process. Visit the Creative New Zealand website for further information on eligibly criteria and applying.