edit this page | edited by michael - updated: 25th February 2014

Sponsor OurCanberra


We've established four (4) unique levels of sponsorship agreements to be formed with Canberra based businesses.

By sponsoring OurCanberra you will help ensure the growing success of the community, plus we'll feature your brand on the website at key locations and our print, TV advertisement campaigns (Gold & Platium only). In 2014 alone we will reach out to 40,000+ households.


Interesting in becoming a sponsor? Please contact us to arrange a meeting to begin the sign-up process.


How sponsorship funds will be used

By mid 2014 we estimate that our biggest expense will be the power and Internet connectivity that powers the site with a yearly bill around $10,500 per year.

Proceeds from sponsorships will be used to pay these power and Internet bills, plus maintaining and running the community. These funds will be allocated as follows:

  • $11,000 p/yr: to go towards paying utilities; Internet connectivity, hardware, software, power and support & maintenance contracts.
  • $10,000 p/yr: allocation for paying professional services such as solicitors, accountants, advisors and any other professional help.
  • $30,000 p/yr: for advertisement campaigns to extend our reach; including printing flyers, running community fun days and TV advertisement.
  • $2,000 p/yr: allocation for day-to-day expenses such as stationary, general printing, business cards and computer maintenance and support costs.
  • $1,000 p/yr: for IP telephony costs and hosting our telephone system PBX.
  • $1,000 p/yr: for food, guest and catering for special events and meetings.

All funds and spending will available for review and fully auditable at the Policy Wiki.

About our sponsorship levels

Bronze

Bronze sponsorship is reserved for 5 businesses only and is priced at an affordable $2,500 per year. Designed for businesses who simply want to be officially connected with OurCanberra and have their brand seen in our deliverable print advertisements.

Bronze sponsorship includes:

  • Brand inclusion in our footer (text link to your website) and inclusion (text + logo) in all marketing materials to be distributed to over 40,000 households per year.

Silver

All the benefits of bronze, plus have the ability to submit commercial posts, engage the community in powerful discussions and be instantly notified whenever your brand is being discussed.

Silver sponsorship includes:

  • Brand inclusion in our footer (text link + logo to your website) and inclusion (text + logo) in our deliverable marketing to be distributed to over 40,000 households per year.
  • Ability to submit 6 commercial posts to the community per year. Learn more about community posts.
  • Ability to moderate comments within your commercial posts, in compliance with our Commercial Moderators Policy.
  • Receive notifications if your brand, product or business is ever mentioned in a post with the ability to formally reply as your business.

Gold

With all the benefits of bronze and silver, Gold sponsors will also be prominent included on our website and marketing materials. Plus included in our TV advertsing campaigns and other printed material.

Gold sponsorship includes:

  • Prominent brand inclusion in our footer and inclusion in our deliverable marketing materials to be distributed to over 40,000 households per year.
  • Brand inclusion in all our marketing materials, such as pull up banners.
  • Brand inclusion in all TV advertisement campaigns.
  • Ability to submit 8 commercial posts to the community per year. Learn more about community posts.
  • Ability to moderate comments within your commercial posts, in compliance with our Commercial Moderators Policy.
  • Receive notifications if your brand, product or business is ever mentioned in a post with the ability to formally reply as your business.

Platinum

Platinum sponsorship is reserved for a select single sponsor and is priced at $20,000 per year. Platinum sponsorship is a premium chance to work with a new and thriving Canberran community in a way that's beneficial to both the community and your business.

With all the benefits of the bronze, silver and gold. Our platinum sponsors will also have an advisory position on our broad to help with our direction in marketing and advertisement practices, plus will feature promientation include in all our advertisements. Also, your represenative will be invited to all our events.

Platinum sponsorship includes:

  • An advisory board member position with the ability to advise on the direction of our marketing and advertisement practices.
  • Prominent brand inclusion in our footer and stand-out positioning in all marketing materials to be distributed to over 40,000 households per year.
  • Prominent inclusion in all our marketing materials, such as pull up banners and ability to display your own material at our events, community fun days, stands, etc.
  • Prominent brand inclusion in all TV advertisement campaigns.
  • A representative will be invited to attend any fundraiser, community fun day or event with the opportunity to interact with the community and promote their business.
  • Ability to submit 12 commercial posts to the community per year. Learn more about community posts.
  • Ability to moderate comments within your commercial posts, in compliance with our Commercial Moderators Policy.
  • Receive notifications if your brand, product or business is ever mentioned in a post with the ability to formally reply as your business.

Contact us to sign-up

Please contact us to arrange a meeting. We'll send a represenative to your business to discuss our sponsorship levels and sign your business up if you're interested.

OurCanberra is a not-for-profit and completely free, libre and open community run by elected Canberrans. Learn more about OurCanberra