Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is committed to developing the local economy through creating opportunities, supporting local businesses and encouraging new investment.

Within this area the Council has responsibility for tourism.  

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Financial Assistance
 

The Tourism Development Unit of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council will provide financial assistance to organisations/individuals for small events/projects held within the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area and which show measurable benefits for the area.

The Tourism Development Unit will give consideration to financially supporting events/ projects that can provide evidence of supporting one or all of the following:

A/ Attraction of domestic visitors and participants to the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area.
B/ Generation of positive publicity for the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area.
C/ Requires Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council financial assistance to ensure the overall success of the event. 

Where the main purpose of an event/project is to raise money for a charity and/or charities, financial assistance will not be provided by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council would encourage early application for support by offering to feature the event in our promotional material where appropriate.  All applications will be treated fairly and a scoring matrix used to evaluate them.

Applications must be based in the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area.  Applications must be received no later than 12 noon on Friday 3rd March 2023.

Application Form for Tourism Small Grant funding up to £1,000