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Regional Events Acceleration Fund

Funding will help meet the costs of attracting or retaining major events, such as premier sporting fixtures or competitions, and helps fund the operational and infrastructure improvements existing events need to increase visitation and length of stay.

The types of events eligible for funding include:

The funding is for events hosted in regional NSW between March 2021 and June 2022.

The Regional Events Acceleration Fund offers two streams:

Stream One: Major Event Operations and Infrastructure

Grants between $50,000 and $200,000 are available to support temporary event infrastructure and operational improvements at existing regional events to help increase visitation.

Stream Two: Major Event Attraction and Enhancement

Grants for a minimum of $100,000 for the attraction, delivery and retention of major international and domestic events to regional areas across regional NSW, with a focus on major sporting events providing national or international exposure.

Applications will close at 5pm (AEDT) on Friday, 17 December 2021, or when funding is fully committed.

For more info, guidelines and link to application visit The Department of Regional NSW