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Mardi Gras grants are open to host parade night events

Get in quick. Applications close 30 January.

Mardi Gras and Meta Australia have joined forces to support hospitality venues, small businesses and LGBTQIA+ artists and performers with a $100,000 grant fund.

The grants will support venues to host Covid-safe events for the 2022 Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday 5 March.

Applications are now open and close 11:59pm Sunday 30 January 2022. To apply for an individual grant of up to $3,350 head to

Published 24 January 2022, updated 29 February 2024