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City of Melbourne's reactivation event grants

City of Melbourne's reactivation event grants

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The City of Melbourne recognises the events industry contributes strongly to our bold, innovative and sustainable city. They also recognise the events industry is facing unprecedented challenges during COVID-19.

As part of their reactivation initiatives, and in partnership with the Victorian Government, they are now providing grants up to $100,000 to help deliver COVID-safe events in 2021:

Apply now for grants:

  • up to $25,000 for small events, exhibitions and activations
  • up to $100,000 for medium to large events – this requires evidence of funding from other sources.

Special consideration may be given to proposals seeking funding above $100,000.

Applications will be assessed in two rounds. Round one funding will be allocated to events planned for January and February 2021. Round two funding will be allocated for events planned from March through to December 2021.

Key dates

Round one: Events to be held in January and February 2021

  • Applications open: Friday 4 December 2020, 9am AEST
  • Applications close: Friday 18 December 2020, 5pm AEST
  • Applicants notified: 23 to 24 December 2020

Round two: Events to be held between March and December 2021

  • Applications open: Friday 4 December 2020, 9am AEST
  • Applications close: Friday 15 January 2021, midday AEST
  • Applicants notified: 2 to 5 February 2021

 


Hurry to apply for Round one grants before 18 December, for events to be held in January and February 2021.

Apply now for Round one grants, for events to be held in January and February 2021.

Apply now for Round two grants, for events to be held between March and December 2021.

Visit the City of Melbourne website for more details

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