Pilkington has set up a fund from the monies accrued through sales of
her published book – ‘Signs of the Times’. The fund, administered by
FDCA (Feilding & Districts Community Archive), is to provide a seeding
loan to assist specifically with the printing costs of
future publications that deal with some aspect of the history of
Manawatu - that is for printing costs of a book written, proofed and
formatted ready for publication.
a local history book relating to the Manawatu region
of a high standard and the subject matter deemed suitable for
formatted and proofed ready for publication
comply with the standard format of Contents, Index, Appendix and
written work must be in book form and not have been included in an
existing journal/magazine. It will be submitted to the FDCA Governance
Committee and then to the Pilkingtons for their review.
from two printers (one of which will be used) are required to accompany
the manuscript, together with a marketing plan for the publication from
decision of the FDCA concerning the application is final.
not a grant fund, but a loan fund. The author will be required to
repay the loan at quarterly instalments over an agreed period once the
book is released. The interest rate will be determined by the
Feilding & Districts Community Archive
Contact: Marilyn Wightman, Archivist
06 323 4233
Postal: PO Box 42, Feilding, 4707
here to download a copy of the criteria.