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Creative Kirklees / Opportunities / Mon 01 Nov 2021

Domestic Support Fund for the Events Industry

Domestic Support Fund for the Events Industry

Financial support is based on number of delegates attending a live event, or the live component of a hybrid event. The event organisation can apply for £30 per delegate (cash incl. VAT) attending an event. Approved applications will receive financial support, after the event has taken place, and submission of evidence to support total number of attendees.

Offered as a ‘Small Amount of Financial Assistance’ grant scheme, this support is available for events from 100 to 500 people, to a maximum value of £15,000 support. In applying for this fund applications must be clear on why support is needed.

All activities need to take place within the dates 21 June to 17 December 2021 and evidence provided by 1 March 2022.

Applicant organisations must meet the following criteria to apply:

The applicants are UK not-for-profit organisations, including associations and charities
The applicants must be in operation for more than a year at the time of application. In exceptional circumstances, applications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
The events are defined as: meetings and conferences. VisitBritain will not support award ceremonies, AGM’s, incentives, social or family groups, weddings, student, or leisure tour groups
The events target a domestic audience
The events attract from 100 to 500 attendees
The events are live and can include a virtual component. Support is for total attendees to the live element of a hybrid event

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