Grants & Sponsorships
Ipswich City Council
The aim of the Ipswich City Council's Event Sponsorship Program is to position the City of Ipswich as a significant event destination in partnership with community groups/organisations who make positive contributions to the quality of life in the local government area.
Lodging Your Application
Applications for sponsorship will be considered on an ongoing basis. Applications for Category One sponsorships must be lodged with Council as least four months prior to the event. Applications for Category Two and Three sponsorships must be lodged at least three months prior to the relevant activity/event.
All applications must be addressed to:
The level of assistance available is limited by Council's budget decision and its priorities. No applicant can be guaranteed funding nor can any applicant be guaranteed to receive the full amount requested.
Information about Financial Support
Eligible organisations are defined as follows:
Note: *For the purpose of these guidelines a business is defined as "an enterprise entered into for the expectation of making a profit". (Extract from Master Tax Guide, CCH Australia Ltd)
Ipswich City Council will not support:
Note: Ipswich City Council will not support any sponsorship retrospectively (ie, after the event or activity has occurred).
Key Selection Criteria
Council will consider requests for sponsorship which demonstrate the following key outcomes:
Acquittal of Funds
If your community group/organisation has received funding (Of value $1000.00 plus) from Ipswich City Council within the past 12 months, it is a requirement that you submit a completed Acquittal Form acquitting these funds. Your new application for sponsorship will not be processed unless this form has been completed.