Regional Sport Event Sponsorship

Regional Sport Event Sponsorship targets events that utilise Newcastle and the broader region as a host city for high participation multi day Regional, State, National, or International sporting events.

Our Regional Sport 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 or call 02 4974 2000 and you will be put in contact with a staff member who can help with your enquiry.

The Regional Sport Event Sponsorships are currently closed.

Regional Sport Event Sponsorship summarised

To support events that utilise Newcastle and the broader region as a host city for high participation, multi-day Regional, State, National or International sporting events.

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 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)

  • Legally constituted not-for-profit organisations  
  • Businesses   

Sporting event attracting intrastate attendees.

  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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