Community Event Funding

How would you like to have your community event or activity at Forsyth Barr Stadium?

Dunedin Venues Management Limited supports and encourages individuals and groups to develop their given passion. Community users can apply for funding through the Dunedin City Council Community Access Grant to get free or subsidised venue rental at Forsyth Barr Stadium or the Dunedin Centre. Applications for the funding of $750,000 can be submitted during two funding rounds each year.


The next funding round will open in September.

For more information about the application criteria, please read the policy for the 2019 funding round below.

2019 Forsyth Barr Stadium: Community Events Policy

Outside of funding rounds, please contact Dunedin Venues Management Limited at [email protected] to discuss possibilities.


Fundraising Opportunities - Hosting and Event Staff

Dunedin Venues in partnership with Red Badge Group can now offer opportunities for committed groups to fundraise while helping to provide awesome experiences at Forsyth Barr Stadium. Working as part of our Awesome Events service, groups including schools, service clubs and community groups are able to work in roles such as ticketing and ushering at some of New Zealand's greatest events.

Everyone involved will be required to complete a Stadium induction which covers areas including expectations, Customer Service, Ticketing and Event Safety.

If you would like to know more, please contact Jillian Campbell at [email protected]