Sponsorship funding

Our annual sponsorship program provides financial assistance for a variety of events and activities held in Ku-ring-gai in return for benefits to Council and the local community.

 The types of events and activities eligible for sponsorship include:

  • Community events
  • Community education
  • Awards
  • Arts / Cultural Organisations and events

Eligibility criteria

Sponsorships will be determined based on the following criteria:

The event or activity

  • Provides opportunities for the community to attend new and innovative events / activities
  • Celebrates Ku-ring-gai’s rich cultural diversity
  • Provides opportunities for emerging artists or performers
  • Contributes to economic development within Ku-ring-gai
  • Will increase visitation to the area by attracting attendees from outside the Ku-ring-gai Municipality
  • Is to be held at a safe and accessible location
  • Complies with all relevant legislative requirements and Council policies

Sponsorship process

Applications for sponsorship are open 1–30 June each year. Use our online form to apply for Council sponsorship.

Sponsorships will be determined in July and funds will be paid once a tax invoice is received from your organisation.
If you receive sponsorship funding, you will be required to submit an acquittal form by June the following year.

Please refer to the Sponsorship and Donations Policy (pdf. 208KB) for more information.

Other sources of funding

If your event or activity does not fit into the above criteria, visit the Community Grants page and Environmental Small Grants page to view other sources of funding that may be available.