Anime Ascendant offers small sponsorships (maximum of $50) for anime, manga, and Japanese culture clubs with events. Please complete and email the Anime Ascendant Small Sponsorship Application Form along with the necessary documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Criteria for Application:
-Sponsorship is only for your first meeting of the semester only or events outside of regular meetings. This can be a party, mixer, screening, fundraiser, or volunteer event.
–Before applying, the applicant club must link Anime Ascendant on the club website.
-For libraries, please send information on the process of donations to a library-affiliated club.
-Applying clubs must promote Japanese culture, not just Japanese animation or manga. If you are a club that only watches anime, your club is ineligible for sponsorship.
-Applications for meetings must be emailed with necessary documents at least 2 weeks before the meeting. If the documents are missing or the form is only partially completed, the application will be disapproved.
-Applications for events must be emailed with necessary documents at least 4 weeks before the event, including the day of the event as 1 day. If the documents are missing or the form is only partially completed, the application will be disapproved.
This sponsorship only supports club events.
The sponsorship can be used for:
Decorations (streamers, table cloths, flowers, etc.)
Entertainment (guest speakers, DJs, performers, etc.)
Equipment (amplified sound equipment, megaphones, walkie talkies, etc.)
Food (drinks, food, serving utensils, eating utensils, cups, food warmers, etc.)
Prizes (anime, manga, Japanese cultural items, books, etc.)
Marketing (fliers, handouts, banners, posters, etc.)
Other (anything that doesn’t fall into a category above)
Steps in Applying for a Sponsorship
1) Submit this form via email at least 2-4 weeks before the meeting or event, counting the day of the event as 1 day.
2) Once the application has been reviewed, your club/organization president will be contacted. This contact will ask for details about the events and other sponsors.
3) If your sponsorship is approved, your president will be required to do a Skype or phone call on the event details.
The club/organization must place the Anime Ascendant logo on all marketing materials. If the Anime Ascendant logo or link is not placed on the club/organization’s website, all sponsorships will be invalid.