[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]HESSEQUA MUNICIPALITY hereby invites the submission of applications for financial and/or non-financial assistance for hosting an event/festival in the 2020/2021 financial year (01 July 2020 – 30 June 2021). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will only consider applications for events/festivals taking place from September 2020 to June 2021.

This call for proposals is aimed at providing limited funding to events/festivals which require additional capital to establish and or to grow such a event/festival. The funding will be allocated in the form of a grant.

Hessequa Municipality will provide financial- and non-financial support, based on the following criteria: 
– Seasonality of the event/festival
– Localised job creation
– Marketing plan of the event/festival
– Utilisation of the media
– Applicant as a registered entity
– Completed Risk Assessment form

NOTE: Incomplete submissions will be disqualified

Application forms are available on this website and also on the municipal website: As an alternative, contact the Senior Tourism and Development Officer, Mr R Malan at / 028 713 8000

Applications must ne placed in a sealed envelope with the heading “Tourism Event/Festival Application 2020/2021” and submitted at any Hessequa Municipal offices across the region.

The closing date for submissions is 06 August 2020 at 15h00. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

The events/festival application forms can be downloaded here.

The risk assessment form can be downloaded here.