Event Funding

 

Dubbo Regional Council provides two channels for events to apply for funding: 

Event Development Fund (Stream 1 and Stream 2) [financial assistance only]
Intent:  to help build and grow a robust and sustainable events industry 

Major Event Sponsor Program (Stream 1 and Stream 2) [in-kind services only]
Intent:  to drive visitor spend and economic growth

Events must be not-for-profit and held in the Local Government Area.
Prior to applying for funding please refer to the eligibility criteria and guidelines for each channel of funding. 

Event Development Fund Criteria and Guidelines (PDF 347.6KB)

Major Event Sponsor Program Criteria and Guidelines (PDF 423.1KB)

Outwards Sponsorship Benefits Matrix  (PDF 288.7KB)

 

EVENT DEVELOPMENT FUND [EDF]

Stream 1:   Up to $1,000 - applications now open!

Not-for-profit events held in the Local Government Area between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018 are eligible to apply.
Please ensure your event complies with the eligibility criteria and guidelines (above) prior to apply for funding.
Applications open 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

EDF - Stream 1 (PDF 370.2KB)

STREAM 2:  OVER $1,001 - applications OPEN SEPTEMBER 2017

Not-for-profit events held in the Local Government Area between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018 are eligible to apply. 
Applicant must demonstrate capacity to develop and build a sustainable event.
Please ensure your event complies with the eligibility criteria and guidelines (above) prior to applying for funding. 

 EDF - Stream 2 (PDF 637.1KB)

 

MAJOR EVENT SPONSOR PROGRAM [MESP]

stream 1:  up to $2,000 - applications open now!

Not-for-profit events held in the Local Government Area between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018 are eligible to apply.
Please ensure that your event complies with the eligibility criteria and guidelines (above) prior to applying for funding.
Applications open 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

MESP Stream 1 (PDF 484.8KB)

STREAM 2:  $2,001 OR MORE - applications OPEN SEPTEMBER 2017

 

Not-for-profit events held in the Local Government Area between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018 are eligible to apply.Applications are open throughout the financial year.
Applicant must demonstrate capacity to deliver economic benefits to the Local Government Area.
Please ensure that your event complies with the eligibility criteria and guidelines (above) prior to applying for funding.
Successful applicants ($2001 or more) will be required to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement. The Agreement will include a list of benefits commensurate with the level of funding provided (or as negotiated). 
NB:  Funding provided under the Major Event Sponsor Program cover in-kind support only.

MESP Stream 2 (PDF 515.9KB)

 

For more information contact:

Lana Willetts, City Promotions and Events Supervisor
P 6801 4122  |  E lana.willetts@dubbo.nsw.gov.au

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last Edited: 20 Jul 2017

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