CONTESTABLE EVENTS FUND
The Regional Events Fund was first introduced to Te Tai Tokerau in 2021 and is an exciting opportunity for events in Taitokerau Northland.
Northland Inc has been charged with delivering the Ministry for Business and Innovation (MBIE) Regional Events Fund into the Taitokerau Northland region in a way that drives visitation through investment in innovative and sustainable events. These events will have a positive impact on the local economic landscape and offer new and exciting experiences within the region.
Northland Inc. seeks to work collaboratively with the events industry to support the sustainable growth of events within Northland and enhance the quality of peoples’ lives via event participation and affiliated social initiatives.
The Northland Events Fund is a contestable events fund in which all applications are assessed by the Northland Events Fund Panel against the outlined criteria and guidelines.
2023 Funding ROUND - CLOSED
The 2023 Spring round of funding applications are now closed.
TIMELINE FOR THE PROCESS
|Fund opens for application
|Thursday 09 November
|Workshop for Potential Applicants
|Friday 17 November
|Last day for applications
|Thursday 21 December by 5pm
|Processing of Applications
|Monday 8 January – Friday 12 January
|Deliberation and decision by Panel
|Monday 15 January – Friday 19 January
|Funds are contracted
|Monday 22 January
|Funding issued and event activity commences
|Friday 26 January
A few highlights from previous events that have received funding from the Regional Events Fund.