Event Sponsorship Program
Expressions of Interest - New Year's Eve Event 2016 have now opened.
The City of Launceston Signature Event Sponsorship Program seeks to support, a 2016 New Year's Eve event to be held in the Launceston City Municipality that contributes to the diverse, vibrant and strategically balanced City events program and which will result in positive social, economic, environmental and city image outcomes for the Launceston community.
On-line Expressions of Interest are now open (close 19 February 2016) for event organisers with proven, successful events experience to coordinate this event. Please follow the link to the online application process.
Signature Event Guidelines (PDF 136KB)
Event Sponsorship (Round 1) for the 2016-2017 financial year (for events from 1 August - 31 December 2016) have now opened.
Applications for Event Sponsorship (Round 1) 2016-2017 (for events from 1 August until 31 December 2016) are now open (close 31 March 2016). Please follow the below link to the online application process.
Event sponsorship applications can be made for up to $20,000* (plus GST if applicable). There are two funding rounds per year. Normally no more than half the budget will be recommended for approval in each funding round. Any money left from one funding round will be carried over to the remaining funding round. No funding will be granted for events that have already commenced or are completed and only one form of funding (i.e. sponsorship or grant) will be provided for any event, per financial year.
Event Sponsorship Guidelines
Event Sponsorship Guidelines should be read in conjunction with the City of Launceston Strategic Plan 2014-2024 and the Events Strategy. For help using the SmartyGrants application process please refer to the Guide.
* The City of Launceston requests that all applicants discuss their proposed event prior to completing an application form.