Guidelines and Limitations

Sponsorship and charitable contribution funding adheres to the following guidelines and limitations:

  • In order to be considered, all requests must be received via the online sponsorship form, by the quarterly sponsorship deadlines above.
  • Awarded organizations must submit a follow-up within 90 days of project completion, to outline the degree to which awarded funds impacted the community or health of the community.
  • Funding is only considered for tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations. (Please attach a letter of tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or W9 form)
  • Sponsorship and charitable contribution funding will be limited to one time per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) for each recipient organization.
  • Sponsorship funding is not available for:
    • Programs or projects outside the communities Guthrie serves
    • Programs or projects already completed
    • Administrative or operational costs
    • Individual fundraising
    • Individual elementary, middle and high school academic or extracurricular activities and clubs, and sports teams.
    • Golf outings
    • Yearbook ads
    • Sports team ads
    • Membership fees or association fees
    • Political campaigns, candidates, parties or partisan activities
    • Sectarian, denomination, or religious organizations for support of theological functions