Tourism / Visitor Economy Sponsorship

Tourism / Visitor Economy Sponsorship supports activities that promote Newcastle as a premier Australian visitor destination, showcasing a rich art, cultural and culinary scene, a vibrant night-time economy, and accessible nature-based and coastal experiences.

Our Tourism / Visitor Econonomy Sponsorships are highly competitive. The Sponsorship Funding Round is open in May each year.

Our 2022 Grants and Sponsorship Programs are now closed and are undergoing an assessment process. Outcome information will be available in early to mid July 2022.

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 Tourism / Visitor Economy Sponsorships Program is currently closed.

Tourism / Visitor Economy Sponsorship summarised

To support Activities that promote Newcastle as the premier Australian visitor destination, showcasing a rich art, cultural and culinary scene; a vibrant night-time economy; and accessible nature-based and coastal experiences.

  • Round opens: 2 May 2022 at 9am (AEST) 
  • Round Closes: 30 May 2022 at 4pm (AEST) 

$2,000 - $20,000 (ex GST) 

$70,000 (ex GST)

*For all streams of Tourism and Economic Development Sponsorship Funding (ie Visitor/Tourism and Business)

  • Legally constituted not-for-profit organisations  
  • Businesses   

Multi-day interstate conference.

  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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