Third Party Fundraising

Sheffield Place greatly appreciates your interest in making the agency the beneficiary of your special event or promotion. Sheffield Place requests that you contact us in advance.

General Guidelines:

  1. All fundraising events for the benefit of Sheffield Place need to be approved at least 30 days in advance by the Director of Program & Development.

  2. Events and promotions must complement the mission and image of Sheffield Place.

  3. Events and promotions must comply with all federal, state and local laws governing charitable fund raising, gift reporting and special events.

  4. Event and promotion related activity that uses the name or logo of Sheffield Place must be approved before distribution to the public. 

  5. Sheffield Place does not release its mailing list.  The Director of Program & Development may choose to inform select groups of supporters as appropriate.

  6. The organization and execution of the event is the responsibility of the event organizer. The event organizer must obtain any necessary permits, licenses, and/or insurance.

  7. Sheffield Place may ask you to modify or cancel the event as circumstances require.

Financial Guidelines:

  1. The public shall be fully informed regarding the net amount that will be donated from the event/promotion. If less than 100 percent of the net proceeds will be donated, the actual percentage shall be disclosed to potential donors and participants.

  2. Within 60 days following the completion of your event/program, proceeds must be received by Sheffield Place.

  3. If event expenses are greater than the money raised by event/promotion, the organizer is responsible for those expenses.

  4. As the donor or sponsor of the event/promotion, you are required by IRS regulations to denote in all promotional and print materials the percentage of proceeds that will be donated to Sheffield Place.

  5. Sheffield Place will provide a written tax receipt to donors who make their checks payable to ”Sheffield Place.”