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Cork County Council Launches Local Festival Fund 2018

Cork County Council Launches Local Festival Fund 2018

Cork County Council is committed to supporting Festivals which drive domestic tourism, stimulate local economic activity and help to improve the visitor experience.  Festivals can now apply for funding under Cork County Council’s Local Festival Fund 2018.

The Local Festival Fund Criteria and online Application is available on from Friday 12th January, 2018 and will close on Friday 9th February, 2018.

  • Maximum funding available under this fund is €6,000.
  • The Festival must have a minimum expenditure of €10,000.
  • The Festival must generate a minimum of 500 visitor bednights in paid accommodation.
  • There is no guarantee of funding for applications which achieve the minimum eligibility requirements.  The fund is limited and all eligible applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis against the criteria set out.
  • The following supporting documents may be required with your application.  
    • Festival/Event Programme Outline
    • Vision & Mission Statement
    • Marketing and Promotions Plan
    • Business Plan and Economic Impact
    • Long-Term Financial Sustainability Plan
    • Audited Accounts where necessary
    • Child Protection Policies and Procedures
    • Health and Safety Plan
    • Environmental Management Plan