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Comox Valley Events & Experiences Fund

The Events & Experiences Fund (EEF) invests in creating or enhancing the supply of experiences, events and festivals that attract visitors to the Comox Valley.  This emerging grant program aims to support the development of shoulder season (fall to spring) activities, increase length of overnight stays, and help to ensure that tourism makes meaningful contributions to the well-being of the region.

Application Information

Local tourism and tourism-related businesses, non-profit, and Indigenous organizations in the Comox Valley are encouraged to apply. Application intake is now open for events and experiences taking place in 2024 and up to March 31, 2025. The maximum funding request can be up to $7,500 per applicant. 

The 2024 program has a rolling intake and will consider only fully completed applications on a first-received, first-reviewed basis. For all program details, including eligible costs, please read the Events & Experiences Program Guide, linked below. 

Completed applications must be submitted to

All applications are scored based on the program evaluation criteria, please review the program guide before applying.

Congratulations to the 2023 Events & Experiences Fund recipients:

- Rotary Club Strathcona Sunrise for Comox Valley Ribfest

- Coal Hills BMX Association for BMX Canada Nationals Race Event (VI Nationals)

- Steam Donkey Racing Club for Frontrunners Fit Chiropractic Dodge City X

- Cumberland Culture & Arts Society for Woodstove Music & Arts Festival

- ROAM Media Inc for Stokefest Winter Festival

- 40 Knots Winery for Christmas Bucket List Market