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Australian Scholarships Foundation

Ipswich City Council – Sporting Event Sponsorship

Overview / Purpose

This program aims to assist eligible organisations to host local, district, regional, State, national and international sporting events within the boundaries of Ipswich.

The objectives of the program are to:
- Increase physical activity for community benefit.
- Assist in building the capacity of sport and recreation organisations to host events and for the events to become sustainable.
- Create partnerships with local, State and national sporting organisations.
- Activate spaces and facilities.

The value of sponsorship will be determined by council in accordance with the application and the marking criteria. Sponsorship is only available for one event per organisation per financial year.

Who Can Apply

Eligible applicants include organisations that must be:
- Incorporated, Ipswich based and not-for-profit.
- Covered by a public liability insurance policy with a minimum value of $10 million (the insurance company must be licensed to operate in Australia).

Eligible Activities

Eligible sporting events must be within the geographic boundaries of the Ipswich City Council.
Assessment Criteria

The main assessment criteria include:
- Alignment with program objectives
- Community benefits (including participants, relevance, partnership, development and capacity building)
- Planning (including ability to deliver, budget and support from other sources)
- Sustainability
- City/council benefits (including city/council exposure, economic benefit from visitors, event timing and growth potential)


The following are ineligible for funding:
- Schools
- Political organisations
- Unincorporated groups
- Religious events
- Charity events
- Events that are not a sporting competition or championship

Program ID: 11595
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Closing Date
30 June, 2018

Closing Information
This program is open on an ongoing basis until 30 June 2018. Applications must be received at least eight weeks before the date of the event to ensure that there is sufficient time for the processing of applications.

Funding Type

Matching Contribution?






   Events or Competitions

Program administrator
Ipswich City Council

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