Sponsorship proposals are reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Aligns with Seattle Children’s goals, mission, vision and strategic plan
  • Supports or aligns with Children’s clinical, research or advocacy priorities
  • Established relationship with organization with proven track record of success
  • Organization or event reaches families we serve (Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho)
  • Organization or event reaches diverse and/or underserved populations
  • Organization or event aligns with our strategic expansion plans and provides us with visibility in key markets
  • There is a measurable return on investment, either financial or as measured against other priorities using data provided by organization
  • High level of visibility for Seattle Children’s
  • Availability of budget
  • There is a documented community need that organization or event is addressing

Sponsorship level will be determined based on strategic considerations and number of criteria met. Additionally, proposals are evaluated for:

  • Tangible benefits associated with the partnership
  • Opportunity to create long-term value
  • Ability to reach targeted audiences and build relationships
  • Positive exposure for Seattle Children’s brand
  • Potential to be leveraged with additional resource investment
  • Potential for long-term, sustainable partnership or relationship

Ineligible Activities

  • Requests that benefit an individual person or family
  • Religious activities, in whole or in part, for the purpose of furthering religious doctrine
  • Travel expenses
  • Door prizes or raffles
  • General operating expenses
  • Political candidates or organizations
  • Capital or equipment
  • Film or documentary productions
  • Memorials or endowments

More Information

How to submit a sponsorship proposal, including process, criteria and timing information.