Festivals and Events Fund 2023

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Council's Festivals and Events Fund allows small and medium events to apply for up to $5,000 in funding while large festivals and events can apply for up to $10,000 in funding. 

Established, recurring events that are considered part of the fabric of the Warrnambool events calendar can also apply for sponsorship via this program. 

Council acknowledges the vital role events play in making our city a popular visitor destination and a fun and vibrant place to live.

Each year Council supports, partners, facilitates or delivers about 150 events.

The fund aim to build on a diverse calendar of events calendar.

Applications open on May 22 and close on June 18, 2023.

Check out the Festivals and Events Fund Guidelines to find out more and if your proposal meets the funding criteria you can apply for a grant from May 22. 

TIP: If you are new to applying for Council grants we recommend downloading the PDF preview of the online process. This will give you an idea about the information you will need to provide to successfully complete an application.