Sponsorship

Sponsorship

Applications now open for our 2019 Community Partnerships Program. Click to apply.

Community Partnerships Program

For over 20 years, we have supported a wide range of programs, organisations and events across South Australia.  Our Community Partnerships Program, launched in 2018, is focused on grassroots community events and programs run by not-for-profit organisations. The programs and events that we support have a clear link to water use and our vision of delivering world class water services for a better life.  

In 2018, we proudly partnered with the following organisations through our Community Partnerships Program:

  • Trees For life Inc
  • Rosetta Street Greening
  • Conservation Volunteers Australia
  • Somerton Surf Life Saving Club
  • Mount Gambier Motor Cycle Club
  • Our Coast Our Mission
  • Elliston Community Sports Centre
  • Nursery & Garden Industry of SA
  • Adelaide Sustainability Association
  • Point Pearce Aboriginal Corporation
  • District Council of Yankalilla
  • Uniting Country SA
  • Surfing South Australia Incorporated
  • Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House
  • Burra Community Management Committee (Inc)
  • Stirling Community Early Learning Centre
  • Riverland Cruising Boat Club

Applications for our 2019 Community Partnerships Program are now open.  

If your organisation has an event or program that could use some support (up to $10,000) and can demonstrate how water is helping to provide a better life, then we encourage you to apply. Please review the Assessment Criteria and complete your online application by midnight Sunday 19 May 2019.

2019 Community Partnerships Program Timeline

Applications open

18 February 2019

Applications close

Midnight 19 May 2019

Outcomes communicated to applicants

By 5 July 2019

Successful applicants receive sponsorship agreements

By 21 July 2019

Agreements returned and applicants invoice for sponsorship amount*

By 31 July 2019

Program concludes

By 30 June 2020

Evaluation completed

Within 60 days of the event date or by 30 April for ongoing programs

* Payments can only be made once all required paperwork has been received.

For all enquiries about our Community Partnerships Program please contact us at communitypartnerships@sawater.com.au

Corporate Sponsorship

We work with a number of strategic corporate partners, enabling them to improve community outcomes through water use. In 2019, our corporate partners are

  • Zoos SA
  • Orange Sky
  • The Christmas Pageant (run by the South Australian Tourism Commission)
  • WaterAid

Industry Sponsorship

SA Water is a key contributor to the Australian water industry and partners with relevant water and water related industry groups to enable the sharing of information and to better understand and influence water and infrastructure decision making. Some of our professional associations include:

  • Australian Water Association
  • Water Industry Alliance
  • Urban Development Institute of South Australia
  • Master Plumbers Association
  • South Australian Council of Social Service

What we won't sponsor

We will not accept applications through our Community Partnerships Program or Industry Sponsorships that supports:

a. individuals

b. any project, program or event related to gambling or events that promote the consumption of alcohol as its core activity

c. projects, programs or events that exclude any sectors of the community based on culture, gender, sexuality, religious belief, race or disability

d. projects, programs or events where there is a real or perceived conflict of interest with an existing partnership, business or sponsorship activity.

SA Water Volunteering

We support our employees' engagement in the broader community by providing special leave, with or without pay, to those undertaking volunteer service.


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