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.
Please read the Grant Guidelines carefully before applying. Many documents on this site are displayed as PDF files. If you have problems accessing, reading or understanding these documents please contact us on 8405 6972.
Event Sponsorship Guidelines
Events Information Kit
The sponsorship program receives applications twice per year. Sponsorship applications will be assessed by the Grants and Sponsorship Committee of Council who usually meet in May and November. We aim to notify you within four weeks following the committee meeting.
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.
Incorporated bodies (or appropriately auspiced bodies) who can provide evidence of Public Liability Insurance to the value of at least $10 million and an ABN, or a completed ATO Statement by Supplier form are eligible to apply.
Events will be assessed against how well they meet the following criteria:
If you are thinking about organising a community event within the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, the 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. The Event Information Kit can be found under our guidelines section above.
We provide an online application tool to help you prepare and submit your application. It's called SmartyGrants and it's available via the Apply Now button below. Prior to preparing your application please read PAE's Event Sponsorship Guidelines and Event Information Kit. If you're a new user, you will need to start by registering a new account. Once registered and logged in you will be redirected to the "Before you Begin" page where you can start your application.
Applicants can only apply online when funding rounds are open. Support or access to computers and the internet can be provided if required.
If you need to talk to someone about your grant application please contact one of Council's friendly
Funding & Partnerships Officers on (08) 8405 6748 or by email at email@example.com
Adelaide Kite Flyers Association was approved $25,000 to support the Adelaide International Kite Festival 2019.
Semaphore Mainstreet Association was approved $5,000 to support the Feast on the Foreshore 2018.
Indigenous Tour Agency was approved $5,000 to support the Queens Wharf Food and Wine Festival.