Purpose of grant
To provide financial sponsorship to external parties. This may be to assist organisations/groups to stage events within the municipality, or Council may have identified that by providing sponsorship, Council will receive economic or marketing benefits.
Sponsorship is a commercial arrangement in which Council provides a contribution in money or in-kind to support an activity, in return for certain specified benefits including but not limited to promotional rights for Council. Council may elect to purchase entry tickets as a component of any sponsorship agreement.
A contribution is an allocation of funding, a waiving of charges or an allocation of in-kind in recognition of significant community benefits provided by a club or organisation.