Small/ Short Lead Events Funding

Newport Fiddle and Folk Festival

Council has a rich history of supporting arts, cultural, community, sporting, tourism and special interest events

Information on Council’s funding priorities can be found in the Events and Festivals Plan - see link below. 

Events and Festivals Plan 2016-2021(PDF, 836KB)

Events and Festivals Funding Policy and Guidelines(PDF, 482KB).

Small/ Short Lead Event Funding has up to $1000 is available to support small events that provide community benefits, including those held by special interest groups and/or which attract visitors to the municipality.  

Applications are open year round. Apply for Small/ Short Lead Events Funding here.

If you’d like more information regarding funding, please contact the Events Unit on 9932 1000, or via email