"A better approach to fundraising"

Welcome to the CheerStix Sponsorship Program™. The CheerStix Sponsorship Program™ was developed as a guide to raise money utilizing the sponsorship techniques employed by professional and college sports teams. Follow the step-by-step methods outlined in the plan and you will be on your way to raising money for your team or group. The components of the plan are briefly described below.

Section 1: How Is the CheerStix Sponsorship Program™ Different?

The CheerStix Sponsorship Program™ is unlike other fundraising options with which you may be familiar. This section outlines the benefits of the CheerStix Program™.

Section 2: Types of Sponsorships

Here we outline the three most commonly used sponsorship types.

Section 3: How Much Money Can We Make?

In this section we supply sample budget information to demonstrate how to make the most money for your team or squad using the CheerStix Program™.

Section 4: Step-by-Step Approach to Event Sponsorship.

Here we show you how to get started, how to develop a list of potential sponsors, make an appointment and present your proposal and how to ask for the sponsor's commitment.

Section 5: Sponsorship Template for Your Use.

Using our sponsorship template, all you need to do is type in your organization's information; print it out and you're ready to go.

Section 6: Additional Sponsorship Benefits

A list of other optional sponsorship benefits are listed for your reference along with sample verbiage you can include in your proposal.

Section 7: List of Good Potential Sponsors.

We have developed a list of businesses that are already sponsoring CheerStix™ giveaways across the United States. This list provides a great starting point for your group's sponsorship search.

Section 8: Sample Sponsorship Presentation

This section will take you through a mock presentation. Other helpful components are:
• Tips for a successful presentation
• Responses to common objections

Section 9: Event Execution Plan.

Once you have secured a sponsor you'll want to make sure that your event goes off without a hitch. We provide you with pre-event, event day and post-event checklists that will make your event a success for you, your team and your sponsor. Also included in this section:
• Game Announcements
• Media Release
• Event Flyer
• Sponsor Plaque Layout

Section 10: FAQ's

In this section we've compiled some of the most frequent questions we hear from teams and organizations that are interested in securing corporate sponsors for their CheerStix™.

Section 11: Supplies

Here we supply you with game announcements, sample plaque layouts, media release guides and the FAN FRENZY NIGHT flyer.

Section 12: How to Order

An easy to follow outline for ordering CheerStix.

Section 13: How to prepare and submit your artwork.

Everything you need to know about getting the best designs for you and your sponsor.