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Community Sponsorships

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Eligibility Requirements

  • The proposal must serve residents of communities which fall within our geographical footprint.
  • Organizations must apply online for community sponsorship funding and provide the required supporting documentation.
  • Funding requests are accepted at any time and are reviewed once a month. When possible, please apply a minimum of three (3) months in advance of the event or program.
    • Events are one-time activities that potentially benefit a non-profit organization. These may include, but are not limited to, walk-a-thons, relays for life and food drives.
    • Programs are more likely to be ongoing activities and may be educational in nature or provide entertainment. These may include summer concert series, lectures series or training workshops.
  • Only one community sponsorship will be awarded to an organization per calendar year. If renewed funding is desired, the organization must submit a new request.
  • We consider sponsorship proposals from a wide variety of organizations. Preference is given to projects and activities that fall within our specific giving priorities of Affordable Housing and Education/Financial Literacy, have broad-based support, and offer an opportunity for employee volunteer involvement.
  • The programs, activities, and events for which you seek funding must comply with TD Bank's anti-discrimination policy.

Unfortunately, community sponsorships cannot be made to/for the following:

  • Individuals and families
  • Organizations or events which are not open to members of the general public
  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, veteran status, disability or other characteristic protected by law
  • Political, advocacy, governmental, fraternal, labor and veterans groups
  • Religious organizations, unless the program supports, and is open to, the community
  • Trips and tours by groups or individuals, or traveling teams, including transportation costs
  • National conferences
  • Golf outings or tournaments
  • Public or private educational institutions for grades K-12, including associated teams, groups, events or scholarships
  • Single issue organizations (organizations that research or increase awareness of a single issue or illness)
  • Advertising or professional fundraising
  • Annual appeals or annual operating support
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Research projects
  • Memorials
  • Pageants
  • Yearbook ads

Application Process

  1. Organizations must apply online for community sponsorship funding. Technical assistance during the online application process is available via the "Contact Us" link found at the top of each application page.
  2. Regional community sponsorship Committees meet on a monthly basis to consider sponsorship requests.
  3. The online Community Sponsorship application process begins with the submission of the organization's Tax Identification Number (TIN) followed by an eligibility quiz. If your organization and program are eligible for a sponsorship, you will access the community sponsorship application.

Documentation Requirements

Proposals can be considered only if they meet the guidelines and provide the following documentation:
  1. Your organization's W-9 Form
  2. If you are a 501(c)(3) public charitable non-profit – IRS Determination Letter
  3. Detailed event/program description (three pages maximum)
  4. A full sponsorship level and benefit proposal

It is recommended that you attach:

  1. A full marketing plan
  2. A full list of other participating sponsors
  3. A 12-month schedule of events
Read our frequently asked questions to learn more about the community sponsorship application process.

Contact Us

If you have questions or would like more information, please e-mail your local community contact.