•  The Events Industry Forum, Association House, 18c Moor Street, Chepstow, NP16 5DB
  •  01291 636332

Purple Guide Grants

The Forum regularly invites grant applications which can be made from any organisation or individual involved in the industry.

Projects must have a clear benefit for the events industry generally.

How to Apply

Grants so far made include:

  • Bursaries for four event students to attend the Association of Festival Organisers’ conference (£2000)
  • Penny Mellor for development of the Event Welfare Guide – now published alongside the Purple Guide (£2000)
  • Powerful Thinking for research to support the publication of a second edition of their event energy management guide (£2400)
  • Bournemouth University for research to support the case for events to be included in the remit for the Creative Industries Council (£4000)
  • The British Pyrotechnic Association research into the reliability of igniters (£1,500)

Projects Funded

  • Research into the outdoor events industry (£65,000)