Community support is a core value at Allegra. The FootPRINT Fund is designed to aid nonprofit organizations in their quest to create lasting impressions. Our hope is that the FootPRINT Fund will help local organizations and associations leave their “footprints” in our community through increased awareness and visibility. We invite each nonprofit to use these marketing and print service awards to build a better community, one step at a time.
The Allegra FootPRINT Fund helps eligible nonprofit organizations enhance their image and expand their services, utilizing Allegra’s marketing and print services.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
The FootPRINT Fund® is available to any non-profit group, association or charitable organization in Hamilton and area that meets the FootPRINT Fund® selection criteria. Priority will be given to non-profit groups that have not been awarded FootPRINT Fund® in the past.
WHAT ARE THE SELECTION CRITERIA?
Applications are reviewed by a panel of representatives from Allegra along with members of the local community. The panel responds in writing to all applications that are submitted in accordance with the application deadline. Organizations should not assume an award has been given until such notification. Any eligible organization or association can apply and need not be a customer of Allegra.
WHAT CAN I APPLY FOR?
Logo enhancement or modification, page design or layout (of the following items)
Brochures, pamphlets, rack cards, inserts, flyers or posters.
Signs/ banners (Up to 60″), vinyl banners, coroplast or foamcore signs or a banner stand.
WHAT IS NOT OFFERED THROUGH FOOTPRINT FUND?
Web services, stationery, Vehicle Graphix, marketing services, promotional & apparel items or mailing services.
FOOTPRINT FUND CATEGORIES
To apply for a FootPRINT Award, please define your request by choosing from one of the three categories below; Award recipients are selected based upon how the services will be used to further the organization’s goals:
Use of Allegra’s services to contribute to expanding your organization’s awareness or existing service projects. How can we help you to grow?
Use of Allegra’s services to further promote new programs or projects. How can we help you enhance something new?
Use of Allegra’s services to increase the impact of other existing resources. How can we help to expand your current communications efforts?
FOOTPRINT FUND AWARD TERMS & CONDITIONS
All awarded print services must be used in the calendar year that they are awarded. Awards may only be used for projects originating during current year and not to offset any existing balances due to Allegra. The application deadline is February 17, 2017. Applicants receiving an award will be notified by March 14, 2017. Please note that any materials produced through the FootPRINT Fund® must clearly display the FootPRINT Fund® logo. All materials produced through FootPRINT Fund® must be promotional in nature. Materials printed through FootPRINT Fund® must be designed by Allegra. Allegra reserves the right to use any FootPRINT recipient’s
name, logo and FootPRINT story in marketing materials and online.
For more complete information please download and review the materials below.
APPLICATION & BROCHURE
To apply for FootPRINT fund please complete the application form and submit it to Allegra by one of the following methods:
By mail: Allegra/FootPRINT Fund, 255 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8R 1Y7
By Fax: 905-529-0344
By email: [email protected]
The Posters with Purpose program does not require a formal application and is available throughout the year. Receive up to 50 full-colour, customized posters for your next event. Your organization provides the print ready file, and we print them for you. Or, if you need some help with the design, Allegra can assist you with that too. The posters are free to non-profit organizations and associations. One award per calendar year please.