How to apply for funding support
The Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund is contestable. Funding rounds are bi-annual. Applications can be made only once a year at either the March or September funding round.
Before you apply, please make sure to read this guide and download the Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund Application Guidelines. All sections of this form must be completed.
Expressions of Interest
Applicants must complete the Expressions of Interest registration form below.
EOI’s can be made year round and applicant support can be sought via the Southern Lakes Business Development Events office (email@example.com).
An invitation to present a full application (following approval of an EOI), does not guarantee Southern Lakes REF investment. Events will undergo a rigorous due diligence assessment prior to any referral to the Southern Lakes Events Investment Panel (SLEIP), who allocate the fund at their sole discretion.
The minimum funding allocation is $25,000.
Before you get in touch please read:
- The Fund criteria and timeframes for applications
- Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund application guidelines
- Terms & Conditions of funding
If you have any questions or need further guidance to complete the form please contact the Southern Lakes Business Development Events office at firstname.lastname@example.org
The information contained in your application will be treated as confidential. The material submitted will be treated as “commercially sensitive material” and will be held in confidence. However, the Southern Lakes events office has the right to consult with QLDC and CODC on applications, regarding venues, consent, permits and traffic management etc.