Purpose of the Schools Sponsorship Program

Our Schools Sponsorship Program offers schools  within the Halve Waste region the opportunity to access financial assistance to support events, programs and resources that help achieve the Halve Waste objectives as set out above. The maximum funding per application is $1000 although the full amount need not be applied for. Please note that schools who apply must have participated in Halve Waste education and/or had a waste assessment by Halve Waste to be considered. 

Halve Waste is a waste reduction campaign that is an initiative of AlburyCity Council, City of Wodonga and the Shires of Indigo, Federation, Greater Hume and Towong. Launched at Albury Waste Management Centre (AWMC) in June 2010, Halve Waste was designed to engage all sectors of the community to reduce waste and increase recycling in the Halve Waste regions and bringing businesses, schools, community groups and residents together to face waste challenges head on to decrease waste to landfill. Halve Waste’s objectives are to;

  • Reduce the region’s waste by active recycling
  • Engage and inform the community about waste management
  • Reduce waste to landfill

Timetable for 2020/2021 Grants Program

There are two rounds of funding available per financial year.

ROUND 1

  • Applications Open: 1 July 2020
  • Applications Close: 16 December 2020
  • Assessment of Applications: July – December 2020

ROUND 2

  • Applications Open: 1 January 2021
  • Applications Close: 21 June 2021
  • Assessment of Applications: January – June 2021

Grant Acquittal: 6 months after completion of project or as otherwise requested.

To evaluate proposals, Halve Waste only accepts applications on this form. To submit your sponsorship application form, please answer all applicable questions and attach additional pages if necessary.

Halve Waste will consider supporting a range of projects, here are some examples: Purchase of equipment i.e. recycling bins/container to sort waste, compost bins, worm farms, boomerang bags set up costs for screen printing equipment. Green/recycling/sustainability/environment/waste reduction event for schools.

Note: By submitting this application the applicant school acknowledges their understanding that Halve Waste may use the information provided to determine eligibility and assess the sponsorship application. Each application will be considered on its own merits.

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Part A - Applicant details:

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School Name
Street Address
Postal Address
Project Contact Name
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Position in SchoolTitle
OverviewPlease provide a brief description of your school
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Part B - Project details:

Project Name
Project Start Date
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Project End Date
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Project Location
BenefitsWho will benefit from this activity
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Number of ParticipantsEstimated number
Project DetailsProvide details of how sponsorship will used
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ObjectivesSummary of project objectives
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Halve Waste ObjectivesDescribe how you would meet Halve Waste objectives
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Project Budget

 

Please provide a detailed budget in spreadsheet format as to how the money is to be spent. Provision of actual quotes is highly recommended if possible.

Make it clear exactly what the project costs are and how they have been calculated or determined. Often the best way to do this is by providing a budget spreadsheet with notes that explain how a cost was determined. It is also valuable to include any in kind or funding that you are providing to the project.

 

Supporting DocumentsUpload files
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Part C - Details of Sponsorship Being Sought

What financial commitment are you requesting from Halve Waste for this sponsorship?

Amount of SponsorshipSelect one
AmountRequested sponsorship amount
Previous FundingHave you previously received funding for this project
DetailsProvide previous sponsorship details (include date(s) and from which organisation(s)
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Evaluation of the Sponsorship

Halve Waste will require a written report within a nominated period after the funding of the Sponsorship, including a description of the outcomes achieved. Please also provide from your project any photographs, news clippings or film that Halve Waste can use in promotion of its Schools Sponsorship program.

  • All applicable fields of the form must be completed; incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Halve Waste has the right to use and promote the successful applicants details and any materials/outcomes from the sponsorship at its discretion.

  • Applications can be made at any time but must be received at least 4 weeks prior to the planned event/purchase of equipment.


Recognition Benefits Offered

Where practical, can your school provide Halve Waste with any/or all of the following benefits (tick Yes/No as appropriate).

1. Press Release, Photo Oppurtunity/Launch on completion of the Project/Program

PR OptionsSelect one

2. Acknowledgement within the Applicant School Newsletter

Newsletter InclusionSelect one

3. Acknowledgement on the Applicant’s Digital Media incl. Website and/or Facebook

Digital Media InclusionSelect one

Part D - How to Submit Your Proposal

The completed application form must be submitted using this electronic form. Got a question? Please email us at education@halvewaste.com.au


I confirm that the Applicant Organisation agrees to the terms and conditions relating to the sponsorship of Halve Waste. I confirm that all information provided in or with this application is true and complete. The Applicant Organisation acknowledges that Halve Waste is under no obligation to make a financial contribution even though the Applicant Organisation meets all guidelines and eligibility criteria requirements.

Applicants Full NameThis represents your authorised signature
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Terms and Conditions

  • All applicable fields of the form must be completed; incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Halve Waste may promote the successful applicants at its discretion on the Halve Waste website and/or Halve Waste Facebook page.
  • Halve Waste has the right to use and promote the successful applicants details and any materials/outcomes from the sponsorship at its discretion.
  • Applicants must be a school within the Halve Waste region i.e. Albury City Council, City of Wodonga and the Shires of Indigo, Federation, Greater Hume and Towong.
  • Schools who apply must have participated in Halve Waste education and/or had a waste assessment by Halve Waste to be considered.
  • The maximum funding per application is $1000 although the full amount need not be applied for.
  • I understand that if Halve Waste approves my application, I will be bound by the contents of my application to carry out my project as I have described and my application will form part of my contractual agreement with Halve Waste.
  • Applications can be made at any time but must be received at least 4 weeks prior to the planned event/purchase of equipment. Applications received after an activity has occurred will not be accepted. From the date of application, applicants should allow 14 days for formal notification of the outcome of the application and a further 14 days after receipt by Halve Waste of the signed Funding Agreement for payment to be made.
  • Funding is not automatic on application.
  • Halve Waste’s funding decisions are final
  • Halve Waste will acknowledge the receipt of all applications by email.
  • Payment will be made by electronic funds transfer in the name of the school or purchase of the equipment may be made by Halve Waste and to be collected by the school.
  • If required, applicant must be able to provide the name and contact details of an external referee who knows your school and would be prepared to support your application.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation of submission email then you should presume that your submission has NOT been submitted.

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