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Event Sponsorship

Council recognises the important contribution events make to the economy and cultural ecosystem of the city.

Objectives

The Event Sponsorship Program provides funding to support a range of sponsorship and partnership opportunities that enable eligible community organisations and businesses to hold events that activate Ipswich City and generate benefits for our communities and businesses.Through the Events Sponsorship Program, council aims to support events that celebrate, develop and engage the city’s communities.

Eligibility

Event sponsorships are open to registered organisations and not-for-profit organisations that meet the eligibility criteria and do not fall within any of the exclusions.

Available Funding and Timeframes

The table below sets out the levels of assistance available, which is limited by council's budget decision and its priorities.

Category

Amount

Application to be lodged at Council

One

$1 - $15,000

Minimum of three months in advance of the event

Two

$15,001 and over

Minimum of six months in advance of the event

Applications

  • No applicant can be guaranteed funding nor can any applicant be guaranteed the full amount requested.
  • Once approved, applicants will be advised in writing of outcomes.
  • Complete and submit the online Event Sponsorship Application Form.

More Information

To find out more, including an overview of the eligibility criteria, funding process and more, download the Ipswich City Council Event Sponsorship Applicant Guidelines and the Event Sponsorship Policy below:

If you require additional assistance please contact us on (07) 3810 6628.