Economic Development Sponsorship

Above: Start House 100 Pitch Night, supported by CN economic development sponsorship

City of Newcastle (CN) provides a number of funding opportunities to support initiatives that contribute to the social, cultural, environmental, and economic life of the city.

As a result of the Grants and Sponsorship Review that wrapped up in 2020, all CN funding programs have been reviewed.

Details of future funding opportunities will be available soon.

To search for other funding opportunities that are currently open, try CN Grant Finder.

Economic Development Sponsorship ($65,000) - single application round for grants of up to $20,000 for projects that support business growth, tourism and employment, and/or encourage innovation.

Our Economic Development Sponsorship Policy (PDF) outlines eligibility criteria, the assessment process and the scope of the program.