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Sponsorship application form

sponsorship application form

Are you a business aiming to support educational institutions through sponsorship programs? If so, the sponsorship application form is perfect for you.

This form is designed to help you collect relevant information from schools and colleges seeking your sponsorship. With clear and focused questions, you'll easily evaluate potential partnerships and make informed decisions.

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Questions to include on your sponsorship application form

1. Institution Information

This section helps gather basic details about the school or college applying for the sponsorship.

  • Name of the Institution
  • Address of the Institution
  • Contact Person (Name, Phone, Email)
  • Institution type (School, College) (School, College)

2. Sponsorship Details

These questions will help you understand the purpose and requirements of the sponsorship request.

  • What is the purpose of the sponsorship?
  • What is the amount requested for sponsorship?
  • What are the proposed activities for which the sponsorship will be utilized?
  • What's the expected outcome of the abovementioned activities?
  • Sponsorship duration (One-time event, Annual, Multi-year) (One-time event, Annual, Multi-year)

3. Benefits for Sponsors

This section allows applicants to explain how your organization will benefit from sponsoring their institution.

  • How will the sponsor be recognized?
  • What promotional opportunities will be available to the sponsor?

4. Supporting Documents

These questions help you collect necessary supporting documents for the application review process.

  • Please upload a detailed sponsorship proposal (PDF, Word)
  • Please upload any additional supporting documents (PDF, Word)

The detailed sponsorship proposal is crucial as it helps you assess the feasibility, impact, and alignment of the sponsorship request with your organization's goals.

Other question ideas

When you are creating your sponsorship application form, here are some additional questions you may want to consider. These won't apply in every case, but should give you some ideas as you build out your form.
  • Has your institution received sponsorships in the past?

    • This insight will help you understand the institution's experience with sponsorships and their potential success in managing them.
  • If yes, please provide the name(s) of the previous sponsor(s) and the amount received.

    • This question will give you an idea of the scale and reputation of previous sponsors, assisting you in assessing the institution's credibility.
  • How will the sponsored activities align with our organization's mission and vision?

    • This helps you assess if the proposed activities resonate with your organization's core values and objectives, ensuring a mutually beneficial partnership.
  • How will the sponsorship impact the students and/or the community?

    • This insight can help you gauge the potential social impact of the sponsorship, which might be an important factor for your organization to consider.
  • Are there any additional partnership opportunities beyond the sponsorship, such as collaborations, events, or educational programs?

    • Exploring further partnership opportunities can help create a more synergistic relationship between your organization and the institution, driving long-term benefits for both parties.
  • Will there be an opportunity for our organization to visit and interact with the institution and students during the sponsored activities?

    • This question helps you assess the level of engagement and visibility you may have in the sponsored activities, allowing your organization to maximize its presence and involvement.
  • Please mention any awards, achievements, or distinctions your institution has received.

    • This information will give you a better understanding of the institution's reputation and the quality of education they provide, helping you make a more informed sponsorship decision.

Things to consider

  1. Form Length - Keep the form concise to avoid overwhelming the applicant. Only include essential questions that give you enough information to evaluate the sponsorship request, making it easier for the person filling out the form.

  2. Mobile Responsiveness - Ensure your form is mobile-friendly, as many users may access it from their mobile devices. Use a responsive design that adapts to different screen sizes and orientations.

  3. Clear Instructions - Provide clear instructions and examples for each question, so applicants understand what is expected from them. This helps avoid confusion and incomplete submissions.
  4. Progress Indicator - If the form has multiple sections or pages, include a progress indicator to show the applicant their progress in completing the form. This helps keep them engaged and aware of the remaining steps.
  5. Save and Resume Feature - Allow applicants to save their progress and resume later if necessary. This makes the form more user-friendly, especially if it requires a significant amount of time and information to complete.
  6. Validation and Error Messages - Implement real-time validation and display helpful error messages to ensure applicants provide accurate and complete information. This assists in catching mistakes early on and prevents frustration from submitting a form with errors.
  7. Confirmation and Follow-up - After the form is submitted, send a confirmation message to the applicant, acknowledging receipt of their application. Inform them about the next steps, including when they can expect a decision regarding their sponsorship request.

How to create your sponsorship application form

Now that you know what questions you should include, it's time to build your form!

The only problem is that traditional forms tools are inefficient.

People will forget to fill out your form. They'll get stuck halfway and not be able to finish it. Or they'll send you the wrong stuff. You end up wasting hours chasing people down over email. 

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  • Comments and questions - If the person filling the form gets stuck, they can ask a question without having to email you.

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