Cricket Derbyshire received a large number of applications from Charities who wished to be one of cricket Derbyshire's official charity partners for the 2014 season.
In order to assess the applications, the charities were compared to the following criteria:
Having considered all of the applications against the aforementioned criteria, Cricket Derbyshire has selected the following charities to be their official charity partners for 2014.
An action plan for each of the charities has been agreed between the two parties that will be enforced throughout the season through various projects.
A letter has been sent out to each of the unsuccessful charities thanking them for their application and inviting them to apply again for 2015.
Cricket Derbyshire will continue to encourage and review requests for support from other charities, as well as look at other ways the charities can be helped by the Club.
As a result, the Club has adopted an official charity and fundraising policy to ensure that local, and national, charities are aided by Cricket Derbyshire as well as possible, and that a consistent message is communicated to all. The policy is based on a three tier grading system of Gold, Silver and Bronze and is detailed as follows:
This applies to the official Cricket Derbyshire charity partners only. A plan for the year will be agreed with the senior team of the charity.
Each plan will be based on the following:
This applies to requests for the support of charities or fundraising events from Cricket Derbyshire sponsors or partners, both from the public and private sector. Each sponsor or partner must contribute more than £2,000 of value to Cricket Derbyshire.
Each request will be to be judged on the following criteria:
Cricket Derbyshire has the following options to donate based on the above criteria:
This applies to any school, club or charity based in Derbyshire that requests support for a fundraising initiative.
Any charity that requests Gold Level support in terms of publicity or endorsement will be invited to apply to be one of Cricket Derbyshire’s official charities for 2015. This can be done by writing to Cricket Derbyshire detailing their request and demonstrating the work of the charity as well as their work in the Derbyshire Community. Letters of application should be sent to Cricket Derbyshire's Director of Partnerships:
Director of Partnerships
The County Ground
⃰ Please note Cricket Derbyshire refers to both the Club and the Board
⃰ The term partner includes sponsors, advertising partners, affiliated clubs and individuals
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