Event Ready Grant Program TAS

The Event Ready Grant Program provides funding for event organisers to help them develop and implement COVID-19 safe practices.

Closes in 55 days

Closing date: Wednesday 30 November 2022 Wed 30 Nov 2022

What you get?

Funding of up to $5,000.

Who is this for?

Tasmanian event organisers.


Funding may be used to:

  • engage a professional to develop an event COVID-19 safety plan within the parameters of the Government’s Framework process
  • ensure the event is COVID-19 infrastructure and resource ready (i.e. purchasing of hand sanitiser, masks, signage etc)
  • provide COVID-19 safe event messaging such as media and promotion initiatives
  • engage COVID-19 safety marshals.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • be the organiser or developer of an event scheduled to occur from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2022 inclusive
  • explain the specifics of the COVID-19 safe activities the event is proposing to use the funding for (e.g. developing or needing to design a COVID-19 safety plan for implementation)
  • demonstrate in detail how the event will benefit from the range of activities proposed
  • deliver an event that attracts visitors from outside the region in which the event is held
  • be a financially viable event with a sustainable management model
  • deliver an event that contributes to the cultural and social fabric of your region
  • have an Australian business number (ABN).

Preference will be given to applications that can outline the specific impacts of COVID-19 on their event, i.e. how the border closures or public health restrictions will directly or indirectly impact the operations of the event.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the expected (positive) commensurate effect of the grant funding in relation to these.

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Apply for the Event Ready Grant Program TAS

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.