Tourism Events Growth Fund

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The Tourism Events Growth Fund is currently closed.

The Council is seeking to provide financial support for events that align themselves to key priority areas such as; Cultural Tourism, Food Tourism and Sports and Activities (tourism related).

The key objectives to supporting events will be to maximise the opportunity to: 

  • Assist with project costs that will provide event delivery, sustainability and skills retention within the organisation
  • Support events to future plan for the safe return of event delivery in 2022-23, adhering to the latest Covid-19 guidance for staging events and mass gatherings
  • Allow event organisers to scenario plan for varying levels of event delivery if planning their event in full or in a reduced format during 2022-23
  • Support the local events sector to include artists, suppliers and event professionals recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Enhance the profile and appeal of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area e.g., through media and marketing campaign/exposure focussed on the domestic market
  • Promote a quality visitor experience to the domestic market and promote confidence in engaging with events in light of Covid-19
  • Support the wider economic recovery of the tourism events sector within the Borough of Causeway Coast and Glens
  • Generate economic benefits for the Causeway Coast and Glens area (where possible) through increased visitor numbers, bed nights and spend

You may find it helpful to discuss your project with one of the following officers within the Tourism Events Team before submitting your application:

Or if you require assistance in the completion of the application form you may find it helpful to speak to a member of the Funding Unit:

Please also see the link to the following document which provides some helpful guidance for groups claiming funding for events

  • Deadline for Submission of Applications is  12.00 noon on Tuesday 22nd February 2022
  • Mandatory Training Workshop for all Applicants is to be held remotely via Video Conferencing on Monday 31st January 2022
  • One – One Sessions with Council’s Events Development Officer will be available to Applicants between 3rd – 10th February 2022

How to Apply - for more detailed Guidance Notes and to apply for any of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils grants please apply online here

Claim Pack - Advance Payment Form

Claim Pack - Equal Ops Form

Claim Pack - Invoice Summary

Claim Pack - Invoice Summary Excel

Claim Pack - Post project evaluation form

Claim Pack - Tourism project exp claim form

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Tourism Growth Events Fund 22-23 Guidance Notes