Applications have now closed
Next application round opens 2021. There are 2 grant rounds a year.
This year’s grant rounds
About this program
This grant program aims to stimulate the city’s precincts and the night-time economy.
The program does this by supporting your business to trial new evening events, activities and initiatives that add to your regular daytime services.
You can apply for up to $10,000 matched cash funding for projects. This means if your project is successful we will match what you spend over the course of the project dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000.
What the funding covers
The funding will support you to extend your trading hours by programming activities and events at your business. Funding is available for 1 year only.
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How to apply
Applications for grants and sponsorship must be completed online.
Application forms are available once the grant round opens.
The below resources and examples can help you prepare your application and supporting documents once the round is open.
Some ideas to help you get started
Evening trade opportunities
There is an opportunity for businesses to take advantage of high volumes of people walking by extending their trading hours. The graphs below show the number of people on the street and the number of businesses open on weekdays and Saturdays from 6am to midnight in Newtown and Glebe.