Social Services: Individuals with Disabilities

2019 Canine Companions DogFest DFW Sponsorship Chair/Co-Chair

Canine Companions for Independence is looking for Sponsorship Chair/Co-Chairs to solicit and secure sponsorships for the 2019 DogFest DFW event. 2019 will mark the 5th annual event.
Jun 19, 2019  12:00AM
12 Hours
1 Shifts Available
Volunteers Who Stepped Up
  • Julia Kisor

More Details

DogFest DFW will be held on October 5th so the Sponsorship Chair/Co-Chairs must be available to meet once a month for committee meetings until Oct 12th and have availability to solicit sponsors, teams and participants. Position description is below but subject to change. Sponsorship Chair/Co-Chairs candidates will need to meet with Event Chair before being accepted for the position.

Sponsorship Committee

  • Committee members to divide and conquer splitting up the prospect list, dividing prospects by sector (e.g. companies, small businesses, community organizations) or by geographic location
  • Determine target list of potential sponsors and amount of ask.
  • Ask all Committee Chairs and committee members to provide a list of local businesses and contact names that the Sponsorship Committee may approach for a sponsorship.
  • Become familiar with the sponsorship levels and benefits so you know what levels are available and what benefits are offered at each level.
  • Meet with potential sponsors to secure sponsorships ($) and teams (participation). Notify Participant Recruitment Chair of any sponsor teams created.
  • Follow-up with sponsors to ensure they are engaged in DogFest and their expectations are met.
  • Ensure proper recognition is given to sponsors before, during and after DogFest based on the benefits associated with their sponsorship level.
  • Track progress towards the $25,000 sponsorship goal and keep committee updated.


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