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What you need to know

Given the unprecedented nature and impact of COVID-19 on events and event organisers, we have decided to suspend funding applications for Round 45. We are currently reviewing the National Events Programme and will be making changes to the criteria and application process to ensure future funding is focused on supporting and re-establishing Scotland’s events industry as soon as the current event gathering restrictions are lifted. Details of the revised funding available and application process will be published here in due course and shared through our e-newsletter and on our Twitter and LinkedIn channels. In the meantime, if you have any queries or questions about your event or other funding opportunities, please contact one of our Event Managers or email us at information@eventscotland.org.

Deadline for application

Not currently accepting applications

Given the unprecedented nature and impact of COVID-19 on events and event organisers, we have decided to suspend funding applications for Round 45. In the meantime, if you have any queries or questions about your event or other funding opportunities, please contact one of our Event Managers or email us at information@eventscotland.org.

Download guidance and documents

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National Events Programme application guidelines plus event business plan and event marketing plan templates.

How to apply

  1. 1

    Read the guidelines

    Read the National Events Programme application guidelines, paying particular attention to the fund’s objectives, eligibility and evaluation criteria.

    National Events Programme Guidelines

    Published December 2019

  2. 2

    Request an application form from an Event Manager

    Contact our EventScotland team on 0131 472 2313 to discuss your event proposal and funding request with an Event Manager well in advance of the application deadline. Our Event Manager will be available throughout the application period for advice and guidance.

  3. 3

    Submit your application by deadline date

    An electronic submission of the completed application form and any supporting documents must be sent by email to information@eventscotland.org on or before the funding round deadline date.

    Following the deadline for applications to be submitted, each applicant will receive an email acknowledging receipt of their application.

  4. 4

    Decision

    The application will be assessed, and a decision made on the level of funding support if successful. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by letter within eight weeks of the funding round deadline date.

Your industry contact

Craig Cunningham

Events Manager

EventScotland