ACT Event Fund


The ACT Event Fund provides event organisers with funding to help them deliver, market and promote an event or festival within the ACT.

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The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Up to $30,000.

Who is this for?

Event and festival organisers holding an event in the ACT.

Overview

The ACT Event Fund supports festivals and events in the ACT. The aim of the fund is to:

  • facilitate an events culture in the ACT and help to develop a diverse events calendar during the year
  • encourage local residents to get involved in events
  • boost economic development and tourism for the ACT
  • provide support to events and festivals of a high quality.

Two streams of funding are available:

  • Community Event Funding – funding of up to $15,000 to support the delivery and enhancement of events that encourage local engagement and participation.
  • Event Development Funding – funding from $15,000 to $30,000 to support the delivery and enhancement of events that can demonstrate strong potential to develop and grow – including the capacity to generate tourist visitation and economic activity.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must be a business or organisation, delivering an event or festival within the ACT.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at ACT Event Fund.

Funding for event organisers