Northern Territory Major Events Company Event Funding

Northern Territory Major Events Company Event Funding

Grants - Open grants, NT Grants

The program aims to strengthen the Territory’s events sector by increasing the quality of festivals and events, which also upskills the industry and encourages more people to visit the NT.

Up to $100,000 of festivals or events funding is available.

NTMEC provides an event investment program aimed at strengthening and increasing the quality and capability of festivals and events in the Territory, to collectively and positively impact the community and economy through attracting local, interstate and international visitation and fostering community pride.

Through NTMEC’s competitive event investment programs, their aim is to strengthen and increase the quality and capability of festivals and events in the Territory. In doing so, collectively they will positively impact the community and economy through attracting local, interstate and international visitation and fostering community pride.

Investment opportunities include:

Community Event Funding up to $30,000

This funding supports events that make the Northern Territory a more enjoyable place to live. Events are mainly targeted at a local audience and have strong community support.

Funding will be considered for events that:

  • make the Territory more liveable and reveal its rich history and culture
  • deliver social and cultural outcomes in a defined local area
  • attract small levels of non-local attendees
  • will be held between March 2021 and June 2022

Event Development Funding from $30,000 up to a maximum of $100,000

This funding helps events engage new audiences and attract visitors to the Northern Territory. These events also help build local skills and have a positive social impact.

Funding will be considered for events that:

  • can demonstrate a strong track record of growth or growth potential
  • attract interstate and international visitors
  • build local skills and capacity in the Territory and demonstrate a positive social impact on the community
  • will be held between March 2021 and June 2022

For more information, or to apply for festivals or events funding, click here.

To view other grants available within NT, click here.