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Events Industry Support Fund

The Events Industry Support Fund provided financial help for businesses in the events industry who had not been ineligible for the various funding packages announced by the Scottish Government following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The fund

The £6 million fund is administered via VisitScotland and was developed in consultation with the Event Industry Advisory Group (EIAG)

The fund was open to businesses in the events industry, and particularly those in the supply chain, that could demonstrate events in Scotland are their primary source of income and have not received funding from any other Scottish Government sponsored COVID scheme.

Successful applicants were ligible to receive a one-off grant of £10,000

Guidance for applicants | Events Industry Support Fund

Published August 2020

Full application guidance and eligibility criteria.

Questions about the fund

If you have any queries about the Events Industry Support Fund application criteria or process, please contact