Downtown Event Revitalization Funding

The Downtown Event Revitalization Funding Program supports events and initiatives which attract residents and visitors to the Downtown, support the vibrancy of the Downtown, and stimulate business activity.

Funds can be used to assist with the costs of staging annual, festive, outdoor public events in Downtown Nanaimo. The intention of the grant is to recognize the value annual events have in building vitality in the Downtown and enhancing Nanaimo’s profile as a destination of choice. The grants serve as an incentive to event organizers to enhance, expand and improve their events.

Apply for 2019 Funding

The deadline for 2019 applications has passed (2018-OCT-22). Applications for 2020 funding will be due in Fall 2019 (with exact dates to be announced).

Important Note:  Applicants who have received funding in previous years MUST provide a complete a Final Report within 90 days of organization's fiscal year end, OR before a new funding request is submitted for consideration.  Failure to provide a final report will result in the rejection of new applications.

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