Destination South Ayrshire has a limited fund available for grants to be awarded to communities, businesses, charities and organisations looking to carry out events and initiatives in 2022 and 2023. Proposals will require to prove the value to the visitor economy and or the benefit to the community.
Eligibility for funding will depend on the nature of activities that you are engaged in and the type and scale of the proposed event and or initiative. There are two categories of grants – up to £1,000 and between £1,000- £5,000.
The Assessment Panel will review applications on a quarterly basis, therefore we recommend submitting your application before 5pm on one of the following dates:
- Friday 22 April 2022
- Friday 22 July 2022
- Friday 21 October 2022
- Friday 20 January 2023
Please note that it could take up to two weeks after a closing date for the outcome of your application to be confirmed and a further four weeks for the funding / initial payment to be made.
For significant and high profile events and festivals which will raise the profile of South Ayrshire and generate substantial economic benefits for the region through increased visitation including tourist, spectators and participants then please note an expression of interest by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of the team will be in touch.
This fund has been launched as part of the implementation of the Destination South Ayrshire Tourism and Events strategy, to support organisations to deliver events and projects which contribute to tourism and events priorities within the following offers:
- Culture & Heritage, Including Burns
- Park, Open Spaces, Outdoor Activities & Natural Environment
- Sport, Leisure & Golf
- Food & Drink
- Weddings, Civil Partnerships & Business Tourism
- Digital Tourism
- Town Centres
- Events and Festivals
- Supporting Tourism/Visitor Based Events
- Supporting Community Based Events
For more information and to apply, please click here.
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