Major Events Support Grant SA


The Major Events Support Grant provides funding to operators of major one-off events in SA impacted by the July lockdown and subsequent trading restrictions.

Closed

The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Funding of up to $25,000 for smaller events and up to $100,000 for larger events.

Who is this for?

Operators of major one-off events impacted by the South Australian July 2021 lockdown.

Overview

The following funding is available:

up to $25,000 for eligible events with expected attendance of more than 1,000 but not more than 10,000 attendees

up to $100,000 for larger eligible events with expected attendance of more than 10,000 attendees. Where an eligible applicant has previously received the $25,000 grant, a top-up grant will be provided to bring total funding to a maximum of $100,000.

If a business has received support under the COVID-19 Business Support Grant – July 2021 and/or the COVID-19 Additional Business Support Grant, these amounts will be deducted from the Major Events Support Grant.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, a business must:

  • have a valid and active Australian business number (ABN) and be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have an Australia-wide payroll of less than $10 million in the 2019-20 financial year
  • employ people in South Australia
  • be the organiser/operator of an event that:
    • commenced on or prior to 20 July 2021, and was required to be cancelled/postponed as a result of the state wide lockdown and further restrictions; or
    • was scheduled to be held over a period of state wide lockdown or restrictions commencing 20 July 2021 up to 10 August 2021 and has been cancelled/postponed as a result of the restrictions
  • have been undertaking a one-off event with an approved COVID Management Plan or COVID Safe Plan catering for an event of over 1,000 combined capacity in one or across multiple locations
  • have incurred a non-recoverable financial loss as a result of the cancellation or postponement of the event.

Additionally, if applying for the increased grant amount of $100,000 applicants must also provide evidence:

  • that forecast attendance for the event was over 10,000 attendees (e.g. ticket sales)
  • of a non-recoverable financial loss as a result of the cancellation or postponement of the

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Major Events Support Grant.

Funding for operators of major one-off events impacted by the South Australian July 2021 lockdown