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Community Event Sponsorship

Thank you for your interest in Moorhead Public Service's (MPS') Community Event Marketing Program. MPS' commitment goes beyond supplying safe, reliable power and water to the residents of Moorhead. As a public utility, MPS exists to serve its customers and its community. This program has been established as part of MPS' commitment to community service. Through thoughtful community event marketing, it is MPS' desire to enhance the quality of life for our employees and all who live in the community we serve.

Evaluation of Requests

MPS’ Community Event Marketing Program was established by the Moorhead Public Service Commission in 2008 to support programs and events that provide marketing exposure for MPS, advance a public purpose, and address community needs.

 

MPS will consider sponsorship requests from community organizations that are soliciting support from the general public and/or businesses within the community. Requests should include pre‑established sponsorship level(s). Events must provide recognition to MPS in the form of naming rights, display ads, signage, plaques, and/or other appropriate means of public recognition.

 

Emphasis will be given to events that primarily affect the customers of MPS and to events that address community needs. Organizations should demonstrate a broad base of community support, as well as support from other businesses and foundations. MPS generally will not support requests for which MPS will be the only sponsor. MPS generally will not support events involving individuals; political campaigns/parties; churches for religious causes; activities, organizations, or causes that do not advance a public purpose; and/or any organizations or causes that are restricted by the State of Minnesota.

 

Please note that MPS expects the number of sponsorship requests to exceed the amount that can be funded. If it is necessary to decline support for an event, MPS is not reflecting on the value of the group or its services, but rather on the need to be selective due to limited resources.

Requests for Event Sponsorship

Click here to download and complete MPS' Request for Event Sponsorship form to assist MPS in evaluating your request. Please complete and mail the Request for Event Sponsorship to Moorhead Public Service, P.O. Box 779, Moorhead, MN 56561-0779; deliver to MPS' Business Office on Second Floor of Moorhead City Hall, 500 Center Avenue; or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (please request confirmation of receipt via e-mail).

 

Please provide the necessary information in order for MPS to understand your event, including a description of the event, a description of the sponsorship levels available, the estimated attendance for the event, and the recognition that will be provided to MPS as a sponsor of the event. Please include any brochures about your event and organization.

 

If you have any questions regarding MPS' Community Event Marketing Program, please contact MPS' Executive Assistant/Communications Coordinator Casey Serocki at 218.477.8003 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you.
 
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