Douglas Lilburn

Lilburn Trust Grants

The Lilburn Trust supports a wide range of projects on New Zealand music. It has supplied grants to performers, composers, authors, filmmakers, record companies and oral historians to help promote New Zealand’s musical arts, to advance musical knowledge and appreciation, and to preserve musical archives.

Within budgetary considerations, the Lilburn Trust will consider applications for support toward the following projects related to New Zealand art music or traditional Māori music:

  • CD/DVD production
  • Music score publication
  • Publication of books and periodicals on New Zealand music
  • Research into New Zealand music leading to publication
  • Promotion of New Zealand music
  • Preservation of music scores and recordings
  • Conferences and workshops in relation to New Zealand music
  • Music librarianship
  • Oral histories in music
  • Other projects consistent with the aims and precedents of the Lilburn Trust.

Applications for 2019 will be considered in June. Closing date is 31 May 2019.

Click here if you would like more information about how to apply for a grant.