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Major Event Sponsorship supports the emerging and established events to increase profile and encourage visitation and/or participation. Events to be of significant size, with high levels of attendance or economic/visitation outcomes and extensive reach.
Our Major 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.
Not sure which funding is right for you?
If you require assistance please email email@example.com or call 02 4974 2000 and you will be put in contact with a staff member who can help with your enquiry.
The Major Event Sponsorships are now closed.
For Events being delivered from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022:
NOTE - If the proposed event falls between 1/7/21 and 31/08/21 please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting the application.
$10,000 - $20,000 (ex GST)
*An extra $5,000 (ex GST) is available as seed funding for new events only.
$280,000 (ex GST)
*For all streams of Event Sponsorship Funding (ie General, Major, Regional Sport and Business)
Attracts local, interstate and national attendees.
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