Major Events Support Grant SA


The Major Events Support Grant provides funding to operators of major one-off events scheduled to take place in SA between 27 December 2021 and 27 January 2022.

Open

Closes in 69 days

Closing date: 31 Mar 2022

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 trading restrictions from 27 December 2021.

Overview

The following funding is available for events that have had to be cancelled or postponed due to health restrictions from 27 December 2021:

  • 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.

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 or 2020-21 financial year
  • employ people in South Australia
  • be the organiser/operator of an event scheduled over the period from 27 December 2021 to 27 January 2022, which was required to be cancelled or postponed as a result of COVID-19 trading restrictions in effect from 27 December 2021
  • 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 event.

How do you apply?

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