Presentation on theme: "Direct Giving Sponsorship Program. Who Are We? Georgetown Soccer Association is a community-based soccer organization serving Georgetown, Liberty Hill,"— Presentation transcript:
Who Are We? Georgetown Soccer Association is a community-based soccer organization serving Georgetown, Liberty Hill, Florence, Jarrell, Salado, North Round Rock, East Leander/Cedar Park, Hutto and the surrounding areas – We have been providing recreational and competitive (select) soccer programs to the community for over 30 years – We are a wholly volunteer-run, 501(c)( 3 ) non-profit organization – Our goal is to provide a quality soccer experience for all interested kids We have a de facto partnership with Georgetown Independent School District and the community – Part of our GSA Ray Thomas Fields are on long term lease from GISD Service to GISD students – We provide financial aid for qualified players – We patronize local businesses/sole proprietors where possible for advertising, field maintenance, administrative and concession purchases
What Do We Provide? Our Current Programs for Recreational & Select Players – For Recreational Players U5/U6 $50, U7/U8 $70 per season, $100/$140 for the year. Includes uniform, one practice per week with volunteer coach supported by a professional staff coach and approximately 10 games per Fall/Spring seasons U9-U10: $120 per season, $240 for the year. Includes uniform, two practices per week with volunteer coach and approximately 10 games per Fall/Spring seasons U11-U18: $140 per season, $280 for the year. Includes uniform, two practices per week with volunteer coach and approximately 10 games per Fall/Spring seasons – For Academy Players U8-U10 $340 per season, $680 for the year. Includes two practices per week with licensed professional trainer & volunteer coach combination and approximately 10 games per Fall/Spring seasons. Uniform and tournament fees are extra. – For Select Players $975-$1750 for the year, depending on competitive level of team. Includes 2-3 practices per week with licensed professional coach and approximately 10 games per Fall/Spring seasons. Uniform and tournament fees are extra.
How Do We Help Our Players? Financial Aid For Recreational and Academy Players – To provide opportunities to all kids who want to play soccer, we lowered our fees for U5/U6 Rec players to $50 (from $100) and for U7/U8 Rec players to $70 (from $120). This is equivalent to our previously offered financial aid rates. As such, no additional aid is offered at these age groups, as essentially all players are receiving aid. – Financial aid for older U11-U18 Rec players and Academy U8-U10 players remains at 50% off for qualified players. – Recent Statistics Fall 2012: 284 Rec/50 Academy players – Granted 28 Rec/3 Academy players financial aid (~10%), valued at $3K Spring 2013: 295 Rec/59 Academy players – Granted 20 Rec/14 Academy players financial aid (~10%), valued at $3.5K Financial Aid For Select (Competitive) Players – Fall 2012/Spring 2013 seasons: ~300 Players Total Granted ~70 players financial aid (23%) valued at over $60K annually
Club & Event Sponsorship Club LevelAnnual AmountBenefit Platinum$2,500 - $10,000 Your logo & link to your website from our home page. Logo/Link on all email blasts Sign on our fence Gold$1000 - $2,499 Logo/link & level on our website Logo/Link on all email blasts Sign on our fence Silver$500 - $999 Logo/link & level on our website Sign on our fence Bronze$100 - $499 Logo/link & level on our website Our goal is to raise money for our financial aid fund and to keep our overall fees low through direct giving and sponsorships We offer both club and event sponsorships Club Sponsorship from local residents and the business community – Businesses make yearly donation In return, business is listed on our website and we encourage our families to patronize. This is a partnership with GSA to serve the youth in the community – Residents/individuals make yearly donation Can be anonymous or name on website All donations are tax deductible (based on individual tax situation)
Club & Event Sponsorship cont’ Event Sponsorship from local residents and the business community – Levels: Platinum Event Main Sponsor, Gold: 3 events, Silver: 2 events, Bronze: 1 event – Spring Golf Tournament Sponsor Placement Options Tee box, Golf Carts, Driving Range, Putting Green, Contest with approximately 36 teams/144 golfers – Soccer Event Sponsor Placement Options 2 annual soccer tournaments in Fall and Spring, with approximately 80 teams/800 families per event All donations are tax deductible (based on individual tax situation) Event LevelAmountBenefit Platinum$5000 Your logo & link to your website from our home page. Logo/Link on all email blasts Sign at entrance to fields Gold$1500 Logo/link & level on our website Logo/Link on all email blasts Sign on game field Silver$1000 Logo/link & level on our website Sign on our fence Bronze$500 Logo/link & level on our event webpage
Who will see your sponsorship? Over 2400 families passing through our complex each year through – Games during the regular season against other teams from others club – From one of two tournaments, which host over 80 teams in each event with an average of 12 families a team – Or from the Capitol Area Youth Soccer Association’s Fall Championships, which we host at our fields Our website is seen by families from all over the Georgetown and surrounding areas. Email blasts are seen by over 5000 families throughout the year.
GSA Board Members & Staff Board Members Will Furrer, President Rob Bacchus, Vice President, Recreational Soccer Kody Sweet, Vice President, Select Soccer Shannon Richison, Registrar Cindy Vasquez, Secretary Michele Saire, Treasurer Betty Jo Patterson, Discipline & Protest Officer Robbie Lange, Board Member at Large Club Staff Ron Dennie, Director of Coaching Wolfgang Suhnholz, Director of Soccer Amy Ward, Club Administrator & Bookkeeper Russell Putnam, Director of Tournaments