The Sandy Springs Festival is the big annual fund-raiser for Heritage Sandy Springs. The Sandy Springs City Council has approved criteria to follow when approached by organizations seeking city sponsorship of future events. CITY OF SANDY SPRINGS

Sandy Springs OKs criteria for city-sponsored events

The Sandy Springs City Council has adopted criteria to be followed when an organization seeks city sponsorship of a special event.

According to a resolution passed by the council, only a non-profit agency may apply. It must provide a business plan, information regarding the financing of existing events of the previous five years and, for new events, a pro-forma, marketing plan and finances for the organization.

The applicant also must provide detailed information how its event will benefit the entire community, not just the organization; and a detailed plan for event self-sustainability for the time when the event’s net income equals the contribution by the city.

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