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.

Open
Close date: 17 Oct 2021.

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.