Communication is key for the success of your sports clubs. Open, honest, internal communication with committee members, players and parents, coaches and volunteers is essential to ensuring your club’s values and mission stated in your constitution
is continuously upheld.Plan your communication
Other tips include:
Sponsorship is a mutually beneficial business agreement between two parties. A company wishing to enter into a sponsorship with your club does so to gain commercial advantage and market their products. The business may also use the sports positive branding
to gain public trust, acceptance, or alignment in the local community. Make sure the businesses you approach are suited to your club’s values and brand.Top tips for finding a sponsor
Sponsors your junior club should avoid:
Sponsors will walk if you do not deliver on your end of the bargain. To maintain your relationship with your sponsors your club should:
The sky is the limit when it comes to fundraising! Make your fundraising FUN, so volunteers and members are happy to get involved to help the club achieve its goals.Top 10 tips for fundraising
Your club’s canteen and bar are potentially one of your strongest fundraising tools; they should bring in a steady cash flow throughout the entire season. It is important to remember that your bar and canteen represent the club’s values and
uphold code of conduct practises. E.g. if you’d like to be seen as a healthy club in the community, make sure your canteen menu reflects this message by offering healthy food options.
Tips for running a successful canteen and/or bar
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.