Event Sponsorship

Our Citys' goals is to be recognised for our festivals, arts, community and Christmas events. This sponsorship is a way to attract visitors and increase tourism for our region.

How to apply

Applications are now open and close noon Tuesday 10 March 2020.  

Community Events and Christmas Events/Carols (Tier 3)

Step 1

Think about your event and why you want to host the event.

Step 2

Read the Community Events and Christmas Carols/events Sponsorship Guidelines in full and check your eligibility. There are two categories (Community Events Sponsorship and Christmas Events/Carols Sponsorship) please complete the correct application. 

Step 3

We encourage enquiries prior to starting your application.  Please contact Margaret Ficken, Grants Officer on (08) 8301 7355 or email margaret.ficken@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Christmas/Carols Event Sponsorship Apply online

Community Event Sponsorship Apply online

Regional Festivals and Events Sponsorship Program (Tier 2) 

Step 1

Think about your event, who is the audience and why you want to host the event, and what resources you need to successfully deliver the event.

Step 2

Read the Regional Festivals and Events Sponsorship Guidelines in full. These are available on our website.

Step 3

Check your eligibility. Understand what will be required in preparing the application and what you will be responsible for in relation to the event delivery and reporting.

Step 4

Once you have determined if your event is eligible, contact Margaret Ficken, Grants Officer on (08) 8301 7355 or email margaret.ficken@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au to discuss the sponsorship opportunity.

Step 5

The Grants Officer will email the Regional Festivals and Events Sponsorship Application to you to complete and submit by the noon Tuesday 10 March 2020.

Funding conditions

Community events, Christmas events and carols sponsorship (Tier 3)

Through our Community Event Sponsorship Program we aim to support local organisations with delivering events that focus on building community capacity and encouraging community participation.

Up to $5999 is available for community events and $2369 for Christmas carols and events.

Regional Festivals and Events Sponsorship (Tier 2) 

The sponsorship amount available is between $6000 and $29,999.  The purpose is to:

  • provide cash and in-kind support for regional festivals and large events, which bring social and economic benefits to our City and our communities, and
  • support events that create active, diverse and vibrant destinations through increasing the number of people and activity in our public spaces, centres, neighbourhoods, townships and villages.

 

Examples of completed projects

Examples of funded events and projects include:

Tier 3:

  • Cinema in the Park (Aldinga)
  • Flagstaff Hill Art Show
  • Christmas Carols and Events
  • ANZAC and Remembrance day ceremonies

 

Tier 2:

  • Willunga Almond Blossom Festival
  • Porchland
  • McLaren Vale Vintage and Classic
  • Fleurieu Folk Festival