Special Event Co-Sponsorships

Those interested in hosting their large-scale outdoor event in Elgin may be eligible for the Co-Sponsorship Program. This program is intended to help offset the cost of hosting a large event and bring new and exiting programming to Elgin. The application is available here

What you should know about the application:

  • Up to $25,000 is available for each application. Funding can cover no more than 50% of the cost of the event. Funding is divided as such: 1/2 for in-kind city services and 1/2 for a financial contribution. 
  • Applications are due no less than 90 days before the event; the sooner the better. 
  • Applications are accepted on the first Thursday of each month, February-November. 
  • A comprehensive final report is due no more than 60 days after the event is completed. The final report is available here