Event Sponsorship


Available Grants of up to $2,000 per Event for Qualified Applicants.   Apply Now Through September 30, 2022*

The City of Auburn is pleased to announce the Event Sponsorship Grants Program. The object of this community grant is to provide equal opportunity funding assistance for events taking place inside Auburn City limits (in whole or in part) which will generate foot traffic for local businesses.

By providing contributions to new and existing unique and innovative events, the City's Economic Development Commission (EDC) -  established by the Auburn City Council to enhance the City's Business environment and economic base, while preserving and enhancing the social, natural, and financial resources of our community - can assist with generating a positive economic impact in Auburn.

While the below list is not exhaustive, examples of events that could be funded under this grant are:

- Outdoor Market

- Music Events and Concerts

- Parades

- Street Fair

- Air Show

- Culinary Shows and Events

- Competitions

- Sporting Events

- Historic and Cultural Events Related to Historic Auburn

- Holiday Activities

- Business Grand Openings  

Auburn EDC Funding Policy  

EDC Event Sponsorship Application 

How to Apply...

2 Easy Ways to Apply


Email the completed EDC Event Sponsorship Application to jwright@auburn.ca.gov


In Person:

Bring the completed EDC Event  Sponsorship Application  to Room 3 of the Auburn City Hall building during normal business hours

Application Deadline:

September 30, 2022 @ 4 PM

*Grant requests received after 4 PM on September 30, 2022 will be considered late and will not be accepted

Grant funds must be used on or before February 1, 2023