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Apply for the Selwyn Events Seed Funding if you are running a new visitor attractor event for the first time or developing a new element to an existing major event in the Selwyn district.

For the year 2021/2022 – the total ChristchurchNZ/MBIE funding allocated to Selwyn Council is $35,000.

This fund opens on 1 September 2021 and closes 31 October 2021 with decisions announced early December 2021.

To assist with applying, please check the following useful resources:


Apply online

A YouTube video can be found below of the recent Events Networking Forum that was held online on Tuesday 24 August, 2021.

The webinar includes a helpful presentation on the Council’s Strategic Events Plan and the new events application process coming into effect after September 2021.

If you have any enquiries please contact selwyncommunityfund@selwyn.govt.nz