Apply for a co-sponsorship with the Coastal Fund! Please read below to find out how your unique organization can receive support for events.
What distinguishes co-sponsorships from grants?
Grants are often long-term projects that implement parts of the Coastal Fund mission whereas, co-sponsorships are events that focus primarily on education along with the other requirements articulated in the mission statement. Co-sponsorships are not exclusively a monetary contribution from Coastal Fund; active participation in the event is also possible.
- A co-sponsorship is not a donation, but is a partnership between the organization putting on the event and Coastal Fund
- Co-sponsorships must be associated with the University of California, Santa Barbara coastline and student body
- Co-sponsorships are typically, but not limited to, single day events and must allow for attendance by Coastal Fund Staff and/or board.
- Funds provided must be allocated appropriately in an itemized budget
- The Coastal Fund logo must be used in advertising and on any merchandise
- Any unspent funds must be returned to Coastal Fund after the event
- Assist in the advancement of environmental organization goals in the Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Isla Vista communities
- To provide collaborative support to the funded organization by taking active roles in the event
- Strengthen Coastal Fund’s relationship and interaction with the community
- Co-sponsorships are used as a medium for outreach and exposure for the Coastal Fund
- To appropriately meet goals set forth by the mission statement:
- Education: directly to students and community members
- Promote preservation, protection, and enhancement of terrestrial and marine habitats
- Present Research
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org in order to submit your co-sponsorship form.
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Past events co-sponsored by Coastal Fund include: