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Puffin Grants 2019

To celebrate Puffin’s upcoming 80th Anniversary, Penguin Random House New Zealand are awarding $20,000 in grants to local booksellers who are passionate about encouraging young readers in their community.

Your grand master plan might be huge, but don’t be put off applying if your idea is smaller in scale! As long as it benefits young readers, we’re interested in hearing about it. 

Am I eligible to apply?

Are you a local NZ bookseller with a dedicated children’s section? Then, yes, you can apply! 

The need-to-knows:

• Applications open Monday 4th February 2019 and close Friday 5th April 2019

• Accepted proposals will be funded between $500–$5000 

• Funds will be distributed in June 2019

How do I apply?

Applications are open now, please download and fill out the application for the Puffin Bookseller Grant found here and email (along with any supporting material) to kids@penguinrandomhouse.co.nz.

Click here for more information on our judges and what we’ll be looking out for in the applications.



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