Santos is an Australian natural gas company that has been discovering, developing and delivering natural gas to Australia and Asia for over 60 years.  Our company was established in 1954 in Adelaide, as South Australia Northern Territory Oil Search.  In addition to our national corporate sponsorships, we take pride in developing strong and enduring relationships with communities located in and around our operations.

Our community investment is focussed on the geographic areas where we are responsible for operations. 

Cooper Basin in South Australia and South West Queensland

GLNG in Queensland

Northern Australia including Darwin LNG and acreage onshore in the Northern Territory 

Narrabri in NSW, and

The Pilbara region in Western Australia

Applications are assessed against specific criteria, our guiding principles and CSR Pillars:

Guiding principles – Your sponsorships must align with our Guiding Principles which determine whether your proposal has a ‘strategic fit’ with the Santos brand and business.  These principles define the types of sponsorships Santos will and will not support.  

CSR Pillars - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ‘pillars’ define the key categories of sponsorships we will support.  Sponsorships must align with one or more of the pillars: Environment and Climate Change, Regional Communities, Training and Education, Healthy Living (including sport), and Indigenous.  

Application process

Please be aware that while we receive many worthy applications for support, we have a limited budget available for this purpose and we are not able to satisfy all requests. Santos accepts applications up to a maximum of $5000 per program each year. 

Applications are considered on a quarterly cycle as detailed in the table below.  

If your application is submitted by:

Outcomes will be notified to you by:

1 February 2019

1 March 2019

30 April 2019

1 June 2019

31 July 2019

1 September 2019

31 October 2019

1 December 2019


How to apply

By registering and signing in, you'll be able to save your application and continue/ complete it later.

Follow the prompts at the top right hand corner of this page (Register or Sign In)

A log-in confirmation will be sent to your nominated email (Check your junk mail folder if you don’t receive it within 10 minutes)

To complete your application, click the ‘Save and Continue’ button.

Tips for applying

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If you decide to complete the application as a guest, you will not be able to save your application after each page. You'll need to complete it in one session.

You can print a copy of the application by clicking on ‘Printable Form’ which is on the next page. This will let you find the required information before returning to complete the application.

Please fill in the form by clicking on the ‘Next’ button below, making sure you answer every question. You'll be able to attach supporting information at the end of the form.
We only accept online applications via this portal, so please don’t email your application.
We’ll review your application in the timeframes indicated above.
If you have any queries about the application process, please email sponsorships@santos.com


We look forward to reading your application.


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