Festival and Events Grants 2016

Kilkenny County Council has provided funding for festival and event organisers to aid with the development and promotion of events in Kilkenny during 2016. This grant scheme aims to promote and support local festivals and to support and assist those events that have a tourism, cultural/artistic or community perspective.

The main purpose of the Grants Scheme is to provide financial assistance to individuals, groups and organisations engaged in projects, events or developments at local level. The emphasis of the scheme is on providing funding for a diverse range of projects thus ensuring that the limited financial resources available are used to the maximum benefit of the community at large.

Applicants will be asked to provide details to demonstrate the following:
1. Economic/ Community Impact
2. Visitor numbers / participation
3. Organisational expertise
4. Future viability of event
5. Financial planning

Please click on the link below to download the relevant Application Form.

Completed applications, together with supporting documentation, must be submitted by post to Brian Tyrrell, Senior Executive Officer, Kilkenny County Council, City Hall, High Street, Kilkenny, or by email to festivalgrants@kilkennycoco.ie no later than Wednesday 3rd February, 2016 at 5.00 p.m.

Download Application Form for Festival and Events Grant 2016



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