2016 Queensland Week Sponsorship Program is now open!

2016 Queensland Week Sponsorship Program is now open!

The 2016 Queensland Week Sponsorship Program is now open. Applications for funding of up to $10,000 can be submitted by not for profit organisations to conduct events during Queensland Week 4-12 June, 2016. These events are to celebrate Queensland’s people, places and achievements. Applicants will need to contribute 50% (cash and/or in kind) to the total budget.

Events will, at a minimum, need to meet the following program objectives:

  • raise community awareness of Queensland Week and Queensland themes
  • encourage community participation and engagement
  • contribute to a statewide program of diverse, inclusive and innovative community events and celebrations
  • promote social, cultural and economic benefit to the community
  • showcase local or Queensland entertainers, produce or icons.

Examples of events that fall within these criteria include:

  • concerts
  • festivals
  • markets
  • parades
  • barbeques
  • active recreation activities.

Download the 2016 Queensland Week Sponsorship Program guidelines at www.qld.gov.au/queenslandweek or phone 07 3003 9200 for more information.

Applications close Friday 28 August 2015.  For anyone looking for assistance with applications, contact Karen Hutchinson   T: (07) 5581 7436 M: 0439 226 057