General Event Sponsorship

General Event Sponsorship supports events that contribute to a varied and diverse event calendar for the city, including alignment with strategic outcomes, generation of economic activity, and utilisation of city assets.

Our General Event Sponsorships are highly competitive. The Sponsorship Funding Round is open in May each year with the exception of the Major Events and Development Sponsorship Program.

Supporting Documentation:

Not sure which funding is right for you?

If you require assistance please email grants@ncc.nsw.gov.au or call 02 4974 2000 and you will be put in contact with a staff member who can help with your enquiry.

The General Event Sponsorships are currently closed.

General Event Sponsorships summarised

Support for events that contribute to a varied and diverse events calendar for the city, including alignment with strategic outcomes, generation of economic Activity, and utilisation of city assets.

For Events being delivered from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022:

  • Round opens: 3 May 2021 at 9am (AEST) 
  • Round Closes: 31 May 2021 at 4pm (AEST) 

NOTE - If the proposed event falls between 1/7/21 and 31/08/21 please contact esp@ncc.nsw.gov.au before submitting the application.

Up to $10,000 (ex GST) 

$280,000 (ex GST)

*For all streams of Event Sponsorship Funding (ie General, Major, Regional Sport and Business)

  • Legally constituted not-for-profit organisations  
  • Businesses   

Events with local attendees with CN community recogition.

  1. View the 'Grant and Sponsorship Programs - Which should I apply for? Flowchart' (PDF) to determine which Sponsorship Program is best for you. 
  2. Read the Sponsorship Policy (PDF) and Sponsorship Guidelines (PDF). 
  3. Apply through CN’s online funding portal.  

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