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 339KB)
Major Event Sponsor Program Guidelines (PDF 425.4KB)

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 2016 and 30 June 2017 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 2016 to 30 June 2017.

EDF - Stream 1 - Up to 1000 - Form (PDF 228KB)

STREAM 2:  OVER $2,000 - applications closed 7 NOVEMBER 2016.

Not-for-profit events held in the Local Government Area between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017 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. 
Applications closed 7 November 2016.

 

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 2016 and 30 June 2017 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 2016 to 30 June 2017.

MESP - Stream 1 - Up to 2000 (PDF 338.7KB)

STREAM 2:  $2,001 OR MORE - applications closed 7 November 2016 

Not-for-profit events held in the Local Government Area between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017 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.
Applications closed 7 November 2016.

 

For more information contact:

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

Wellington events:
Shannon Starr,  Tourism, Promotions and Events 
P 6840 1772 | E Shannon.starr@dubbo.nsw.gov.au

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last Edited: 11 Jan 2017

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