2017/18 Festivals Implementation Program

2017/18 Festivals Implementation Program

The Festival Implementation Program is designed to help stakeholders who host well-established or regional/emerging festivals in BruceGreySimcoe to achieve at least one of the following:
1. Increase sustainability
2. Increase the quality of the event
3. Target a new audience to attend the festival.

(Please see program criteria for definitions for well-established and regional/emerging festivals). The program includes coaching, education and may provide $1,000 - $2,500 in digital advertising to promote the festival. Festival organizers must demonstrate at least a matching investment towards achieving one of the three goals stated above to be eligible for funding.

Destination Marketing Organizations, Business Improvement Areas, Municipalities or Chambers of Commerce may also apply for up to 5 events per year.

6-8 weeks lead time before the festival is REQUIRED.