Event Sponsorship

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield, through its Events Sponsorship Program, aims to provide financial and in-kind support to organisations conducting festivals and other special events, which generate tourism activity and increase the public profile of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. 

The sponsorship program receives applications twice per year.  Please read the Sponsorship Guidelines carefully before applying.


What sponsorship is available?

General Events – Sponsorship of up to $5000
For events to be held in the City of PAE attracting between 1000 – 8000 attendees on any one day.

Major Events – Sponsorship of up to $12,000
For events to be held in the City of PAE attracting more than 8000 attendees on any one day, and that will deliver significant and measureable economic benefit to the City of PAE. Consideration may be given for a higher funding amount under limited circumstances. Contact the City of PAE for more information.

Events grant workshops

Two events workshops will be held to give you some ideas that will boost your community event.  Find out about

  • Funding opportunities for your event
  • Event planning
  • and brainstorm your community event ideas with Council Event and grants staff

The workshops will be held

  • Wednesday 17 October, 5.30pm-6.30pm – Port Adelaide Town Hall
  • Thursday 18 October, 5.30pm-6.30pm – Greenacres Library

Please RSVP to grants@cityofpae.sa.gov.au or on (08) 8405 6972.

Applications for Round Two 2018 will open on Monday 1 October 2018 and will close at 3pm on Monday 5 November 2018.
This round is for events occurring between 1 February 2019 and 31 December 2019.

Before lodging your grant application, it is recommended you contact Funding and Partnerships Officer Andrea Satireyo on (08) 8405 6972 or by email at  grants@cityofpae.sa.gov.au

If you are thinking about organising a community event within the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, the Special Events Information Kit is the best place to start.  The Information Kit contains useful information about how to access relevant Council services and 'best practice' guidelines for conducting professional & successful events. The Information Kit also contains a range of Special Events Forms and a guide to Risk Management Planning.


More detailed information for event organisers is availale on the Event Organisers page.

External Grants for Events & Placemaking

For further information on this topic, or if you have any questions, please call our helpful Customer Services team on 8405 6600 or email us at service@cityofpae.sa.gov.au.
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