How would you like to have your community event or activity at Forsyth Barr Stadium or the Dunedin Centre?

Dunedin Venues Management Limited supports and encourages individuals and groups to develop their given passion. Community users can apply for funding through the Dunedin City Council Community Access Grant scheme to get free or subsidised venue rental at Forsyth Barr Stadium or the Dunedin Centre. 

Applications for the funding of $750,000 can be submitted during two funding rounds each year.

Outside of funding rounds, please contact Dunedin Venues Management Limited at [email protected] to discuss possibilities. 

Applications open: 1 September 2020

Applications close: 30 September 2020, 5pm

For events held: 1 January 2021 – 30 June 2021

Dunedin Centre Events Pre-Application

Please review below that you are eligible to be considered for the Community Access Grant by checking the boxes. If you are wanting to apply for the Forsyth Barr Stadium Events Grant Application please click here.

Consideration of applications

  1. No late applications will be accepted.
  2. The application process, from deadline until notification, takes a maximum of eight weeks.
  3. Once confirmation is received, applicants should enter their event on the Dunedin City Events Calendar at www.dunedin.govt.nz/events/tell-us-about-an-event/tell-us-about-an-event.
  4. Applicants should endeavour to submit full and complete applications.

Applicant Information

Funding Applicant

Group/Name of Organisation is required
Contact Name is required
Address is required
Contact Number(s) is required
Email is required
Website is required

Event Organiser (if different from Funding Applicant)

Status of Applicant/Organisation– certification may be required is required
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Main Purpose of Organisation is required
Have you requested or been granted other funding for this event? is required
How did you hear about the Community Access Grant? is required

Event Information

Event Name is required

Event Details

Event Date (first preference) is required
Event Start Time is required
Event Finish Time is required

Pack-in / Pack-out

Pack-in Date is required
Pack-in Start Time is required
Pack-out Date is required
Pack-out Finish Time is required

Type of Funding Requested

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The type and level of funding requested is is required

Participants / Spectators

Forecast number of spectators is required
Forecast number of active participants is required

Financial

Do you plan to charge a fee to participate or attend the event? is required

Spaces required

Dunedin Centre/s required for event is required

Event Summary/Objectives

Please describe your event in a few brief sentences, outlining how it benefits the social, educational, cultural, environmental and/or physical wellbeing of the Dunedin community. is required
Please advise what plans are currently in place for the event? is required

Event Information

Please indicate which of the following event types best describes your event. Select an option below to find out more information.

Event Type is required

Event Hierarchy

  • To assist all users, your event will be classed as a Type 2, 3, 4, or 5 at the time of booking. This determines the hierarchy of your event in terms of booking priority. For full definitions and criteria of all event types, please refer below.
  • Type 2 events cannot be rescheduled or cancelled.
  • Types 3, 4 and 5 may be cancelled or rescheduled with no less than four weeks’ notice should a Type 1 booking be accepted by Dunedin Venues Management Limited.
  • Type 4 and 5 may be cancelled or rescheduled with no less than sixteen weeks’ notice should a Type 2 booking be accepted by Dunedin Venues Management Limited.
  • Type 4 events take precedence over Type 5 events, should there be two events applying for a single date. Incidental community events should not take precedence over confirmed Type 2, 3, 4 or 5 events.
  • Please note that this fund does not support Commercial Events (Type 1 and 2).

Supporting Documents

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Declaration

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