How To: Get Funding

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Sponsorship is important for any Smart Commute initiative.  Use these sample materials to help get funding for your project and provide proper accolades for your sponsors:

Finding Sponsors

Funding Request

This document is an example of a funding request sent out to business asking for donations.

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Sponsor Form

This document is a sample sponsor form. It can be sent to organizations and businesses along with a request for funding.

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Sponsorship Levels

This document provides a breakdown of the sponsorship level options and a sample of a sponsorship commitment form.

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Sponsor Request Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet is an example of how to organize sponsor and other requests.

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Acknowledging Sponsors

Thank You Ad

This document is a sample Smart Commute thank you flyer sent out to sponsors and participants.

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Smart Commute Week Sponsor Poster

This document is an 11X17 poster recognizing the Smart Commute Week sponsors.

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Grant Requests

Why Smart Commute?

Get Healthy: Burn calories, tone your muscles, and increase your overall fitness level as you walk or bicycle throughout the day.

Save Money: Fuel costs, automobile maintenance, and parking fees make car ownership the second largest household expense.

Be Green: Help make your community a greener place by reducing car trips, the single largest source of air pollution.