Event Fund


Upper Hutt City Council is committed to supporting local event organisers that deliver events which positively impact residents of Upper Hutt City and help achieve Council’s long term vision.

The contestable event fund is open to all events run in Upper Hutt, with preference given to new and/or significant events.

The current event funding round is now closed.

Please note:

  • Funding cannot be granted retrospectively.
  • Council will not grant money for wages, salaries or event management fees.
  • Maximum funding you can apply for is $5,000

The funding round will open for applications from 1 June 2020 to 30 June 2020, and will apply for all events taking place in Upper Hutt from 1 July 2020 ­– 30 June 2021.