Applications that will not be sponsored

  • Repeat requests for sponsorship (for example an annual event). The University endeavours to support new ventures and community events
  • Sponsorship that conflicts with, or are too similar to an existing University sponsorship
  • Retrospective sponsorship of any project, event or organisation
  • Specific activities or events run by Faculties, Schools and Sections within the University - these should be the subject of funding proposals as part of the University's own internal budgetary process
  • From organisations having no direct association with Ballarat, Gippsland or the Wimmera, because they would not generally meet the mutual benefit principle
  • Requests for sponsorship by individuals participating in a group activity, on the grounds that this may discriminate against others within the group
  • Requests not aligned with core educational values and functions of the University
  • Individuals seeking support or raising money
  • Fundraising organisations or aid appeals
  • Sponsorship arrangements with the University that require product endorsements
  • Sponsorship and/or signage that in any way conflicts with the images, reputation or the good name of the University
  • Sponsorship that conflicts with the University policies or principles or with existing sponsorship arrangements
  • Proposals linked to tobacco, alcohol or other products which could prove controversial or divisive