The Major Event Fund is an ACT Government funding program administered by VisitCanberra.
The ACT Government is committed to growing and nurturing Canberra’s visitor economy, along with developing and supporting a diverse events calendar that reflects the essence and character of the Canberra region.
The Major Event Fund supports this commitment by delivering a mechanism for investing in, supporting and leveraging major events in Canberra. It has been established to support major event opportunities that can:
The cooperative nature of the Major Event Fund requires supplementary financial investment from event partners to fund the necessary acquisition, creation, development and operational delivery of proposed events.
Funding support will not be provided to underwrite events.
VisitCanberra considers and assesses Major Event Fund applications in line with the following criteria: