RTPB Sponsorship Request Policy
The Richfield Tourism Promotion Board (RTPB) is authorized to sponsor community activities and events in and around Richfield for the purposes of increasing tourism and visitors to Richfield, and promoting Richfield businesses and amenities. RTPB will, at its discretion, determine which events meet the Board’s sponsorship criteria and at which sponsorship levels it will participate. To ensure that activities and events meet RTPB sponsorship objectives, the following guidelines have been established by the RTPB regarding sponsorship requests. The Sponsorship Request Policy and the Sponsorship Request Application, both of which may be amended from time to time at the sole discretion of RTPB, outline the criteria by which RTPB will evaluate sponsorship requests.
Evaluation of Sponsorship Requests
Factors RTPB may consider in evaluating a sponsorship request include, but are not limited to:
- Location of Event: The event must take place in Richfield, or will serve to promote travel and tourism to Richfield.
- Date of the Event and of the Request: The Sponsorship Request Application must be submitted to RTPB at least 30 days prior to the proposed event.
- Amount of Sponsorship Request: The ability of RTPB to sponsor an event and/or the amount of paid sponsorship is subject to RTPB budgetary constraints or limitations.
- Nature of the Event: The event must be deemed, at the discretion of RTPB, to be consistent with the community standards of Richfield.
- Evaluation of Applicant and Previous Events: RTPB may evaluate the applicant, including the financial stability of the applicant, as well as previous events conducted by the applicant.
- Economic Impact of Event: RTPB will evaluate the projected economic impact of the event on Richfield.
- Quality and content of application and materials submitted: Sponsorship Request Application and additional materials provided by applicant or requested by RTPB must be complete, accurate, and submitted in a timely fashion.
- Inclusion of RTPB Logo and Name and Recognition of RTPB as a sponsor at event and in promotion of the event: RTPB’s logo and/or name will be utilized in conjunction with any promotion of any sponsored event. Printed materials and public notices displaying contributors, sponsors, or donations must acknowledge the support of RTPB, and RTPB will be publicly recognized as a sponsor at the event when possible and feasible
RTPB staff will work with event organizers during the Sponsorship Request Application process by assisting with the following:
- Ensuring that submitted applications are reviewed by RTPB in a timely fashion.
- Notifying applicant of approval status in a timely fashion.
- Administering funding upon approval.
RTPB Sponsorship Application Form