NSW Regional Event Fund opens up $1.5m for organisers

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The NSW Regional Event Fund has opened for applications with a funding pool of $1.5 million available for organisers.

The Regional Event Fund offers three streams of funding – Incubator Event Fund (up to $20,000); Flagship Event Fund (up to $30,000); and Event Development Fund (up to $50,000).

“We are committed to supporting our talented events industry,” said Minister for Tourism Ben Franklin.

“They are the beating heart of our visitor economy, injecting huge amounts of money into our regional communities

“That’s why I am delighted to announce that our 2023–2024 Regional Event Fund will open for applications, offering grants from $20,000 to $50,000 to help support a wide range of regional events and festivals.

“Whether your event is yet to get off the ground, or you are looking to expand event capacity, this program is about helping fund events that attract visitors and provide an economic boost to regional NSW.”

Funding applications close on March 29. For further information and to apply for funding, click here.