Definitions and Guidelines

The following are the guidelines we use to define and interact with Partners, Sponsors, Grants, and Events.

Convergence Events Partnership

  • Must be a non profit
  • Have community interest
  • Must be run by the community
  • Must have a formal agreement with CE
  • May be a multiple year agreement or a single year request

– Convergence Events Partnership will include but not be limited to

  • Link on website
  • Ad space in CONvergence Souvenir Guide
  • Permission to post events on CONvergence Facebook page

– Current Convergence Events Partners:

  • Fearless Comedy
  • Geek Partnership Society

Convergence Events Sponsored Group or Event

  • Can be a non profit or a for profit group or event
  • Must have community interest
  • Does not have to be community run
  • May have formal or informal agreement for multiple years or one year request

– Sponsored Group or Event will include but not be limited to

  • Link on website

– Current Convergence Event Sponsored Group or Event

  • MN Northstar Roller Girls

Convergence Events Grant recipient

  • Must be a non profit
  • Must have a community interest
  • Does not need to be run by the community
  • Must have formal agreement (formal request)
  • May be a multiple year agreement or one year request

– Convergence Events Grant recipient will include but not be limited to

  • Donation of cash or product

Group or Event sponsor for Convergence Events (Those who donate items to Convergence Events)

  • Can be a non profit or a for profit group or event
  • Must have community interest
  • Does not have to be community run
  • May have formal or informal agreement
  • May be a multiple year agreement or one year request

– Group or Event sponsor for Convergence Events will include but not be limited to

  • Thank you on website and in CONvergence program

Grant provided to Convergence Events (Those who donate money to Convergence Events)

  • Can be a non profit or a for profit
  • Must have community interest
  • Does not need to be community run
  • Does not require a formal agreement
  • May be for multiple year agreement or a one year request

– Grant provided to Convergence Events will include but not be limited to

  • Thank you on website and in CONvergence Souvenir Guide

Community Sponsored group or event

  • Can be a non profit or a for profit
  • Must have community interest
  • Must be community run
  • Does not need a formal agreement
  • May be for multiple year agreement or a one year request

– Community Sponsored group or event will include but not be limited to

  • Link on website

– Current Community Sponsored Group or Event

  • Anime Twin Cities
  • Midwest Film Festival

General Notes

Formal agreements will be signed by to Convergence Event Board of Directors and two representatives from the other group. Requests for non formal agreements should to be emailed to the Convergence Events Board of Directors.