Event Sponsorship

Above: Australian Bowlriding Championships 2018 at Empire Park skate bowl, sponsored by NCC

Council's Event Sponsorship Program provides funding for events that promote Newcastle, provide economic benefit through tourism and capitalise on the city’s assets.

Event sponsorship in 2018 will be provided across five categories: 
  1. Community Events (up to $5000)
  2. Major Community Events (up to $15,000)
  3. Major Destination Events (up to $20,000)
  4. Commercial Events (up to $10,000)
  5. Business Events (up to $5000)

Applications are now open! APPLY HERE 

Applications close midnight Monday 7 May, 2018.


Our   Event Sponsorship Policy (pdf) outlines eligibility criteria, the assessment process and the scope of the program.

Please contact our Events team on 4974 2998 or esp@ncc.nsw.gov.au for further information.

2017-18 recipients are listed below:
  • Australian Bowlriding Championships - 26/27 February 2018
  • Bikers for Kids Toy Run - 3 December 2017
  • Celebration of Cricket - January 2018
  • Light Up Lantern Festival - 24 February 2018
  • This That/ Live at the Foreshore - 4/5 November 2017
  • This is Not Art - 28 September - 1 October 2017
  • Water Polo - January to May 2018
  • King of Concrete - 2 December 2017
  • Carols by Candlelight - 15 December 2017
  • Newcastle Fashion Weekend - 13/14 October 2017
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