Event fund­ing now avail­able

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The NSW Gov­ern­ment has an­nounced that ru­ral and re­gional events held from Jan­uary to June next year can ap­ply for grants under round one of next year’s 2018 In­cu­ba­tor Event Fund.

Mem­ber for Al­bury Greg Aplin said the fund, man­aged by the state’s tourism and ma­jor events agency Des­ti­na­tion NSW, of­fers an­nual grants of up to $20,000 to new and ex­ist­ing smaller-scale events.

‘‘Whether or­gan­is­ers are af­ter as­sis­tance for mar­ket­ing, public re­la­tions, venue hire or at­tendee re­search, the 2017/18 In­cu­ba­tor Event Fund pro­vides those stag­ing an event, for its first or sec­ond time, with a plat­form to help at­tract more visi­tors to des­ti­na­tions in ru­ral and re­gional NSW,’’ he said.

Ap­pli­ca­tions for round one are open un­til Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 1. Round two, for July to De­cem­ber 2018 events, open in Fe­bru­ary. Go to www.des­ti­na­tionnsw.com.au/rfep for more..

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