Festivals and events sponsorships
Festivals and events
Through the festivals and events sponsorship program, the City aims to support festivals and events that celebrate, develop and engage the city’s communities.
The City provides support for festivals and events under 2 categories:
- Artform-focused festivals and events that provide important contexts for the work of artists, showcase innovation in artform and help build connections between artists and audiences.
- Village and community festivals and events that celebrate the spirit of a community and build opportunities to share its cultural characteristics with a wider public, or events that nurture and amplify the unique characteristics of the city and village precincts, and meet the City’s broader place-making objectives and showcase a local community, including local business.
Please see grants and sponsorship guidelines for expected program outcomes, assessment criteria, and eligibility.
Funding is available for a 1 year program or a program of up to 3 years. New village and community festivals and events can apply for up to $30,000. Funding for established or other festivals and events will be negotiated upon consultation.
For more information about this program or how to apply, please contact:
Grants team02 9265 firstname.lastname@example.org
|Grant round||Applications open||Applications close||Project timeframe|
|Round 1||8 February 2017||13 March 2017||1 August 2017 - 31 July 2018|
|Round 2||19 June 2017||24 July 2017||1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018|
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|Grants and sponsorship policy||PDF 1.9 MB||Download|
|Grants and sponsorship program guidelines 2017||PDF 929.1 KB||Download|
|Sample project outcomes and measures||Word 19.6 KB||Download|
|Previously funded applications (artform): 2016/17||PDF 122.6 KB||Download|
|Previously funded applications (village and community): 2016/17||PDF 120.5 KB||Download|
Last updated: Friday, 17 February 2017