Events Sponsorship Scheme 2020/2021 January 14, 2021 Listen Round 2 of the 2020/21 year opens 16 January 2021 through to 11 February 2021, with the consideration meeting to be held on 18 March 2021. If you are a local community group needing funding for an event apply for support from our Event Sponsorship Scheme. This is a Council fund intended to support events in the district that help to develop community cohesion and reinforce economic growth. The fund is awarded by the Community Grants Sub-Committee. There are three main categories of events: high profile, community, or high profile community events. For more information see our Grants & Funding section.