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Sponsorship Criteria

We look for projects, activities and initiatives that:

  • support our catchment communities of Fremantle, Cockburn, Kwinana and Rockingham and surrounding areas
  • are aligned with Fremantle Ports’ Values and our four key areas of focus
  • identify needs of our catchment communities, make a real difference, contribute positively and reflect community priorities
  • create opportunities for promotion, communication and interaction
  • involve Fremantle Port, Victoria Quay or Fremantle Ports employees in a positive way.

 We also provide in-kind support and welcome applications on this level.

 What we cannot support:

  • personal assistance requests
  • activities that do not align with our Values
  • activities that cannot demonstrate a clear connection to Fremantle Ports or its local communities
  • travel and accommodation costs
  • wages.

All applications must be submitted online and contain the following information:

To be considered, it is important you answer all the questions on our application form. For example:

  • Include a clear and concise description of the sponsorship, activity or initiative.
  • Give full details of the request and its aims, objectives and expected outcomes.
  • Detail how the request aligns with Fremantle Ports’ Values.
  • Address each criterion.
  • Attach a brief marketing and promotional plan that sets out how you would acknowledge Fremantle Ports’ involvement.
  • Detail your target audience and how your initiative supports and makes a difference to the community.

Funding rounds and response time:

Fremantle Ports' Community Investment Committee receives a large number of requests. Applications are considered four times a year (April, July, October and January). Therefore, applications must be received by the following dates to be eligible for consideration:

Funding round 1: closing date 31 March

Funding round 2: closing date 30 June

Funding round 3: closing date 30 September

Funding round 4: closing date 31 December

Your obligations:

We see our community investments as a partnership. Should your application be successful, Fremantle Ports will work with you to ensure you can meet your obligations under the agreement. Organisations that are unable to meet their obligations under a community investment sponsorship may not be successful with future applications. We can provide advice and assistance to you on this and encourage you to contact us to discuss your application.

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