Awarded a History & Literature grant to write a book chronicling the stories behind Feilding’s street signs.
Awarded a Science & Technology grant for the purchase of a Farmbot for teaching.
Awarded a Visual Arts grant to produce a short fictional film about the emotional aspects of immigration.
Awarded a Music grant to employ a ‘composer in residence’ to stimulate creativity in the school’s music community.
Awarded a Music grant to hold a series of workshops to nurture creative ideas and talents in the Rangitikei community.
Awarded a Music grant to host a series of workshops on jazz improvisation with NZ School of Music and local jazz tutors.
Awarded a Music grant to hold workshops with four accomplished tutors to develop a four-part singing group.
Awarded a History & Literature grant for the publication of a book on the history of Centrepoint Theatre.
Awarded a Visual Arts grant to organise the Manawatū Art Expo 2015.
Established by Richard and Mary Earle, the Creativity and Development Trust, a registered charity under Public Trust and administered locally, helps fund specific local projects within the arts and technical sciences.