The City acknowledges the significant impact that COVID-19 has had on the events industry and aims to support the recovery and rebound of the sector to be stronger and more resilient than before. Activation and events will be critical in welcoming people back to the city as restrictions on large gatherings are relaxed.
Through the Events & Activation Quick Response Grants, the City will rapidly provide up to $5,000 in funding to events and activations that have widespread appeal, create feelings of safety and vibrancy within the city, encourage people to support local businesses, and enhance the city’s reputation as a great place to be.
– Support Local Business – Increase opportunities for local business engagement and drive people into the city to support businesses in the hospitality, retail and tourism sectors.
Perth #1 – Support activation and events which enhance the city’s reputation as a great place to be.
– Vibrancy – Enliven the city with vibrant activity and connect people in the community through unique and engaging experiences.
– Safety and Security – Support activation and events which create feelings of safety and security for visitors to the city.
To be eligible to receive an Events & Activation Quick Response Grant from the City, applicants must meet all of the Eligibility Criteria.
Under this program, only applications for temporary activations or events will be considered. The City will not support activations which consist of permanent installations.
Funding Levels Available
Grants of up to $5,000 (excluding GST) are available.