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Park and Recreation Grant Opportunity (SSG)

19 Mar 2019 12:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Parks & Recreation Marketing Grant
Applications due by April 1, 2019

Could your department use an additional $500 to assist in promoting your programs or events? Sunflower State Games is offering you the opportunity to apply for the 2019 Parks and Recreation Marketing Grant.


Easy! Just complete and submit the application form to Sunflower State Games Office by April 1st. All applicants must be members of the Kansas Recreation and Park Association. Only one application may be submitted per department/community.


1) Submit the application form to our office by April 1, 2019.

2) Submit documentation of your selected Promotion Options by June 28, 2019. Items 1 & 2 of the Promotion Options listed below are required to be considered eligible. A minimum of four additional Promotion Options (items 3 - 9 listed below) must be selected. Documentation must include the following: a) Itemized explanation of how your department implemented each of the selected Promotion Options. b) Proof of inclusion for each of the selected Promotion Options (pictures, links, hard copy, etc). Submissions may be sent electronically via email in PDF format to mgross@sunflowergames.com or shipment of hard copies to: Sunflower State Games, 501 SE Jefferson St., Ste. 22, Topeka, KS 66607


#1 REQUIRED - Distribution of Sunflower State Games Event Brochures to patrons and general public (brochures to be shipped in March)

#2 REQUIRED - Display Sunflower State Games event posters at Community Centers & Sports Venues (posters to be shipped in March)

#3 Placement of Sunflower State Games logo or ad with external link from department web site (logo or ad provided by SSG upon request)

#4 Ad or article placement in printed Seasonal Program (Ad or article provided by SSG upon request)

#5 Ad or article placement in monthly or seasonal Newsletter (Ad or article provided by SSG upon request)

#6 Event Calendar Listing (electronic or print)

#7 Inclusion in Team or League event schedules

#8 Social Media Mentions tagging SSG on at least two platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)

#9 OTHER: Please include on a separate sheet additional resources that you plan to utilize in promoting the 2019 Sunflower State Games


Recipient of the $500 grant will be selected by the SSG Staff and Board of Directors based on the above criteria. Additional consideration will be given to organizations that exceed the minimum requirements listed above. Grant recipient will be notified in August. A formal presentation will be made at the 2019 SSG VIP Reception on September 30th in Topeka. Expense report to be submitted to SSG upon use of Grant Funds.

Questions? Call the Sunflower State Games office at 785-235-2295 or email mgross@sunflowergames.com

Click here to download and print the application form
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