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Events Tasmania

Event Ready Grant

Events Tasmania Event Ready Grant Program aims to assist events to identify and evaluate costs relating to the impacts of COVID-19. This program supports events to develop and implement COVID-19 safe practices, and to effectively communicate their response to existing and possibly new target market(s)/audiences.

Events Tasmania is offering grants of up to $5 000 in funding to support events. The funding is aimed at events that offer regional and seasonal benefit to Tasmania.

Applications are currently open.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible for the grant you must:

    • be the organiser or developer of an event scheduled to occur from the opening date of this program (September 2020) through to the end of 2021
    • have completed or are commencing the development of a COVID-19 Safety Plan that requires resourcing for implementation
    • develop new or adapt existing marketing communications around your COVID-19 safety response
    • deliver an event that attracts visitors from outside of the region in which the event is held
    • be a financially viable event with a sustainable management model
    • deliver an event that contributes to the cultural and social fabric of your region.

    Preference will be given to applications that are operationally adaptive and flexible to the impacts of COVID-19 and are working towards attracting new audiences.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    • Explain the specifics of the activities proposed and quantify the outcomes as these relate to the particular COVID-19 impacts your event has incurred.
    • Demonstrate in detail how your event will benefit from the range of activities proposed.
    • Demonstrate your capacity to deliver your proposed activities effectively and within the years 2020 or 2021.
    • Provide an income and expenditure budget for your event and itemise your expected expenditure against each activity.
  • How do I apply?
  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible for the grant you must:

    • be the organiser or developer of an event scheduled to occur from the opening date of this program (September 2020) through to the end of 2021
    • have completed or are commencing the development of a COVID-19 Safety Plan that requires resourcing for implementation
    • develop new or adapt existing marketing communications around your COVID-19 safety response
    • deliver an event that attracts visitors from outside of the region in which the event is held
    • be a financially viable event with a sustainable management model
    • deliver an event that contributes to the cultural and social fabric of your region.

    Preference will be given to applications that are operationally adaptive and flexible to the impacts of COVID-19 and are working towards attracting new audiences.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    • Explain the specifics of the activities proposed and quantify the outcomes as these relate to the particular COVID-19 impacts your event has incurred.
    • Demonstrate in detail how your event will benefit from the range of activities proposed.
    • Demonstrate your capacity to deliver your proposed activities effectively and within the years 2020 or 2021.
    • Provide an income and expenditure budget for your event and itemise your expected expenditure against each activity.
  • How do I apply?
  • Eligibility

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for the grant you must:

    • be the organiser or developer of an event scheduled to occur from the opening date of this program (September 2020) through to the end of 2021
    • have completed or are commencing the development of a COVID-19 Safety Plan that requires resourcing for implementation
    • develop new or adapt existing marketing communications around your COVID-19 safety response
    • deliver an event that attracts visitors from outside of the region in which the event is held
    • be a financially viable event with a sustainable management model
    • deliver an event that contributes to the cultural and social fabric of your region.

    Preference will be given to applications that are operationally adaptive and flexible to the impacts of COVID-19 and are working towards attracting new audiences.

    Assessment criteria

    Assessment criteria

    • Explain the specifics of the activities proposed and quantify the outcomes as these relate to the particular COVID-19 impacts your event has incurred.
    • Demonstrate in detail how your event will benefit from the range of activities proposed.
    • Demonstrate your capacity to deliver your proposed activities effectively and within the years 2020 or 2021.
    • Provide an income and expenditure budget for your event and itemise your expected expenditure against each activity.

    How do I apply?