Sponsorship

Council’s Engagement and Events Unit manage Council’s event sponsorship program and is proud to support both major and minor events in our region. Council’s sponsorship program is aimed at events across our region that benefit the community, bring tourism, supports the ideals of Livingstone Shire Council and is unique to our region.

Types of Sponsorship

  • The Gift  Event Support Category is designed to assist those events that are requesting cash or inkind sponsorship from Council up to $500.  Council considers this category to be a gift to the Event Organiser which will assist them to hire the venue, hire additional bins or any other small contribution it might make to the success of your event.  Council expects no official recognition for this 'Gift' but organisers are welcome to acknowledge Council if they wish. 

    To ensure that Council can assess your application fairly and appropriately, please ensure that every question in this application is answered with honesty and with enough detail to accurately describe the event. It will ensure that Council officers can assess your application against our criteria and a in a timely manner.

    Council will make a decision based on your application meeting our criteria and this decision may include offering your event a smaller amount of funds than has been requested. 

    Start your application here

  • The Donation Event Support Category is designed to assist those events that are requesting cash or inkind sponsorship from Council up to $2000.  Council considers this category to be a donation to the Event Organiser which will assist them to hire the venue, market the event, pay for hire equipment or any other minor contribution it might make to the success of your event.  Council only requires recipients of this category to display its logo on marketing/promotional material for the event but organisers are welcome to acknowledge Council if they wish through other avenues if they wish.

    To ensure that Council can assess your application fairly and appropriately, please ensure that every question in this application is answered with honesty and with enough detail to accurately describe the event. It will ensure that Council officers can assess your application against our criteria and in a timely manner.

    Council will make a decision based on your application meeting our criteria and this decision may include offering your event a smaller amount of funds than has been requested. 

    Start your application here

  • The Supporting Event Partner Category is designed to support those Events that are requesting cash support of up to $10,000 and inkind support of up to $2000 from Council. If successful the event organisers will be required to include Council's logo on all print media and social media, event signage and event program as well Mayor participation and Council signage on event day.  Confirmed requirements will be detailed in final approval letter for successful applicants.

    To ensure that Council can assess your application fairly and appropriately, please ensure that every question in this application has been answered with honesty and with enough detail to accurately describe the activity of the event. Please remember we don't know or understand your event like you do, so by including detailed information it will ensure that Council officers can assess your application fairly, against our criteria and in a timely manner.

    Council will make a decision based on our criteria and this decision may include offering your event a smaller amount of funds than you have asked for. 

    Start your application now

Once submitted the Engagement and Events Unit will review your application and assess it against Council's Sponsorship Criteria. Once approved Council will issue an approval letter which will detail your requirements of the sponsorship amount approved.