Festival and Community Event Development

Festival and Community Event Development

Festivals & Events can help create vibrant communities and provide an opportunity to showcase our unique culture.

The new Festival and Community Event Development Program was revised to better align with the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage’s mandate and Government’s Culture Action Plan.  The objectives of the program are to improve the sustainability and event hosting capacity of unique community events and to support home-grown events that promote or strength the unique character of the community.  Eligible expenses will cover activities like marketing, sponsorship, governance, and capacity building.

To apply please fill out and submit the application below.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact Stephen MacDougall Stephen.MacDougall@novascotia.ca.

Application and Program Guidelines for the 2020/2021 year are available below:

Download 2020-2021 Festival and Community Event Development Application

Download the 2020-2021 Final Report Template