Events Funding & Support


Council is committed to supporting events within the municipality and recognises the value of events to both the community and economy. The Events Funding and Support Program aims to support events that generate economic and tourism activity, enhance the profile and appeal of our region and contribute to our community's liveability and wellbeing.

The Program is a tiered support model that focuses 70% of funding resources towards events delivering major economic and tourism outcomes and 30% to events delivering predominantly community benefits and provides financial and in-kind support to event organisers by means of the following funding streams:

Funding Stream Funding available up to
Tier 1 - Major Event Sponsorship $50,000
Tier 2 - Major Event Sponsorship $20,000
Tier 3 - Community Event Grant $5,000
New Event Sponsorship No maximum amount.

 * Please refer to the grant guidelines for eligibility criteria and more information.

When do grant applications open and close?
The next Events Funding and Support Grants will reopen 3 February 2020 for events that occur between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021.

How do I apply for this grant?
Click here for application details.