Sponsor Refugee Week 2017

 

Refugee Week 2017 Sponsorship Prospectus

For Refugee Week in 2017 we will build on the great success of the 2016 events by hosting the first Refugee Film Festival and additional events across the country.

 

Your organisation can be part of Refugee Week 2017 and gain exposure to an audience of thousands of engaged and interested people, while standing up for the courage and contribution of refugees.

 

Find out more. Download the Sponsorship Prospectus here.

 

Thanks to our 2016 Sponsors

Principal Sponsors

Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) www.multicultural.vic.gov.au

The Victorian Multicultural Commission is an independent statutory authority which provides independent advice to the Victorian Government to inform the development of legislative and policy frameworks as well as the delivery of services to multicultural communities. The VMC is the main link between Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities and the Government, conducting more than 50 community consultations each year.

 

Major Sponsors

Settlement Services International (SSI) www.ssi.org.au

Settlement Services International is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of humanitarian settlement, accommodation, asylum seeker assistance and foster care in NSW. Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

 

CORE Community Services www.cabracc.org.au  

CORE Community Services is a large not for profit organisation which has various services to support all ages and needs within our communities. Their mission is to ensure that disadvantaged local residents enjoy the life opportunities experienced by other Australians.

 

AMES Australia www.ames.net.au

AMES Australia provides a comprehensive range of settlement services for refugees and migrants. These include on-arrival settlement support, English language and literacy training, vocational training and employment services.

 

St Vincent de Paul Society www.vinnies.org.au

The St Vincent de Paul Society has a long history of helping migrants and refugees. Services include providing financial and information support to migrants and refugees, for example through home visitation, food and financial help, visits to detention centres, and homework centres. There are also dedicated Vinnies migrant and refugee centres and committees in some states, which coordinate these activities and also offer information services.

 

Life Without Barriers www.lwb.org.au

Life Without Barriers are a not-for-profit organisation working in more than 300 communities across Australia. Their services currently support just over 11,500 people living in their own homes or in residential houses that they manage. LWB’s Refugee and Asylum Seeker service provides support and protection to children, young people, families and others with complex needs who arrive in Australia seeking asylum.

 

 

Thank you to our other sponsors Foundation House, the Inner West CouncilJesuit Social ServicesCity of MelbourneNavitas English, New South Wales Teachers Federation, and City of Sydney.

Thanks to our Refugee Week partners Amnesty International Australia, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Australian Refugee Association, Baptcare, Multicultural NSW and the Wyndham Community and Education Centre.

 

Thinking of becoming a Refugee Week sponsor?

Please see the following options on how you can help assist us in coordinating Refugee Week in the future. There are several levels of sponsorship available. Any level of support is greatly appreciated and will make an important contribution to the success of Refugee Week.

Principal Sponsor: $15,000+ (plus GST)

For a contribution of at least $15,000, we will feature your logo on our poster and other promotional material, including the invitation to the launch event and in our media and resource kit, where we will highlight your organisation and your work supporting and assisting refugees. We will also acknowledge you in speeches at the launch event, including in the program and on the Refugee Week website. Additionally, we will welcome the display of your organisation’s banner and distribute promotional materials for your organisation at the Sydney and Melbourne launches of Refugee Week 2016.

Major Sponsor: $10,000—$14,999 (plus GST)

For a contribution of between $10,000 and $14,999, we will feature your logo on our poster and other promotional materials, including the invitation to the launch event and our online resource kit. We will also acknowledge you in speeches at the launch event and on the Refugee Week website. Additionally, we will allow distribution of promotional materials for your organisation at the Sydney and Melbourne launches of Refugee Week.

Sponsor: $5,000 – $9,999 (plus GST)

For a contribution between $5,000 and $9,999, we will feature your logo on the invitation to the launch event and our online resource kit. We will also acknowledge you in speeches at the launch event and on the Refugee Week website.

Refugee week partner $1000-$4,999 (plus GST)

For a contribution of between $1000 and $4,999, we will feature your logo on the invitation in the launch event program, include your logo on the Refugee Week website and list you as a partner of national Refugee Week 2016.

To discuss your organisation’s sponsorship of Refugee Week, please contact Tim O’Connor, Effie Mitchell or Paul Power on (02) 9211 9333 or email tim.oconnor@refugeecouncil.org.au