Mid-Western Regional Council’s Events Assistance Program is designed to assist community events which benefit the local economy and attract visitors to the region. Prior to completing your application, please ensure you have read the eligibility guidelines & criteria to ensure you are eligible to apply for Events Assistance Funding.


Please ensure ALL questions are completed. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Please note:
- Only not-for-profit events are eligible to apply for Events Assistance funding.
- Events can apply for up to a maximum of $2,500 cash or in-kind for events. The final funding amount will be determined by Council.
- Events can only apply for Events Assistance funding if no other Council funding (including financial assistance) has been provided for the same event in the same year.
Multi-year funding
Events with proven success of at least 2 years, may apply for multi-year funding of up to 3 years. Whereby funding will be allocated to the same event for each future year subject to the event continuing to meet planned event outcomes and Council’s acquittal process.

Application periods: 
Period 1 - Events taking place between  1 July 2019 and 31 December 2019
Period 2 - Events taking place between 1 January 2020 and 30 June 2020
Applications received outside Council’s formal application periods will be held until the following Event Assistance program period is open. These applications will be reported to Council as part of the following Events Assistance report.