A corporate sponsorship is a business arrangement whereby a citizen, organization or company commits resources (monies and/or in-kind resources) to support a specific project or activity. The citizen organization or company contributes funds to an event, program or even a capital project and receives a benefit (e.g., specific image and marketing opportunities) from the associated publicity.
Educational partnerships are mutually beneficial cooperative relationships in which partners share values, objectives, human, material, or financial resources; roles and responsibilities to enhance learning for students.
Prohibited Sponsorship – A sponsorship is prohibited if the sponsor’s name or other information as used in the sponsor’s publicity is:
- Racially offensive
- Factually inaccurate
- Inappropriate for minors
- Inappropriate for the age of the students served by the school
- Any product illegal or inappropriate for minors or the age of the students served by the school
- Incompatible with the educational philosophy of the Division or the community at large or
- Is in violation of any provincial or federal policies, regulations, laws or statutes.
- Promoting a political party.
12. The Board may declare any sponsorship a prohibited sponsorship.
- A system-based partnership with business and industry will be organized and coordinated at the divisional level. All responsibilities for such a partnership shall remain at the divisional level.
- A school-based partnership with business and industry will be organized and coordinated at the school level. All responsibility for such a partnership shall remain at the school level.
Created: June 1, 2016
Next Review by: June 1, 2019