Last chance to secure a grant through Event Funding Program

The latest round of Northern Territory Major Events Company’s (NTMEC) Event Funding Program is open, but time is running out for event organisers to apply for grants with applications closing at 5pm on Monday, 9 August.

Created to strengthen the Territory’s events sector, the Event Funding Program increases the quality of festivals and events, upskills the industry and boosts visitation by encouraging more people to travel to the NT and experience our world-class events.

The latest round includes four categories; Community Event Funding, Event Development Funding, Mass Participation Event Funding and Major Event Funding.

NTMEC CEO Tim Watsford said the team had already received numerous quality applications as part of the event funding program.

“The Territory has such a vibrant events calendar, and I look forward to seeing it expand with even more incredible festivals and events throughout the year,” he said.

“We are proud to back the Event Funding Program as we know the immense value that events bring to our economy.

“Aside from employing locals and supporting Territory businesses, events also play a vital role in bringing visitors to the Top End, Red Centre and everywhere in between.”

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