Regional Festivals & Participative Events Scheme

Sligo County Council is inviting applications for funding under the Regional Festivals and Participative Events Scheme 2020.  This funding aims to support festivals and participative events that will drive tourism and help to improve the visitor experience in County Sligo. 

To be considered for funding under this Scheme, events must generate a minimum of 300 visitor or tourist bed nights in paid accommodation. 

The Scheme is aimed at festivals and participative events that fit into one of the following categories:

  • Outdoor Activities
  • Archaeology and History
  • Culture and Creativity – Including food, culture and the arts.
  • Other (to be specified)

Please Note: There is no guarantee of funding and eligible applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis against the criteria set out in the Applicant Guidelines. 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 4pm, Friday, January 24th 2020.

Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Application Forms and the Applicant Guidelines are available to download below and from the Community & Economic Development Office, Sligo County Council, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo – Telephone 071 9114429.

Application forms can be returned via email to festivalgrants@sligococo.ie

Regional Festivals & Participative Events 2020 - Particulars (PDF) - 669 kbs  PDF
Regional Festivals & Participative Events 2020 - Application form (PDF) - 1,067 kbs  PDF
Regional Festivals & Participative Events 2020 - Application form (DOC) - 205 kbs  WORD
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