Regional Events Fund VIC

The Regional Events Fund supports events that attract visitors from outside the region, create job opportunities and contribute to the local visitor economy.
This grant is currently closed to applications
Application detail:

Applications for the Regional Events Fund are currently paused.

What do you get?

Funding varies depending on the stream being applied for.

Who is this for?

Organisations wanting to host events in regional Victoria.


Regional Events Fund provides funding to host an event in regional Victoria. It aims to support the attraction, development, marketing and growth of events whilst attracting visitors to regional Victoria.

There are 3 streams of funding:

Stream 1 – Regional Event Acquisition

  • funding of up to $1 million to support the attraction of one-off or ongoing major events
  • applicants should discuss their proposed event with Visit Victoria or their Regional Tourism Board in the first instance.

Stream 2 – Event Growth and Development

  • funding of up to $500,000 to grow the economic impact of medium to large-scale events.

Stream 3 – Event Industry Support

  • funding up to $50,000 to build capability and support the marketing and operations of events that attract intrastate or interstate visitors.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a minimum of $20 million public liability insurance and other relevant insurance cover
  • be conducting an event or festival within regional Victoria that will attract visitation to the area.

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