Kilkenny County Council has provided funding for festival organisers to aid with the development and promotion of festivals with a significant tourism impact.
The main purpose of the Festival Support Grants scheme is to support festivals which drive tourism in Kilkenny, underpinning Kilkenny County Council's Tourism strategy and improving the visitor experience in Kilkenny city and county.
To be considered for funding, applicants will be asked to provide details demonstrating the following:-
1. Tourism Impact
2. Visitor numbers / participation
3. Organisational expertise
4. Future viability of event
5. Financial planning
Application Forms are available to download here or can be obtained from the offices of Kilkenny County Council, Tourism Section, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny.
Completed applications, together with supporting documentation, must be submitted by post to Aisling Hayes, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than December 13th at 5.00 p.m.