Event Title will be the title of your fundraising page. Using a descriptive label (such as the your name or the name of the event) will help people find your fundraising page when they search for it. Note that you can edit this at any time.
Your story is featured on your event page. Telling a compelling story of why you are creating your fundraising event and why people should support you may help inspire people to donate. You can make changes or add more to this story at any time.
The picture you upload will display on your fundraising page to add a personal touch and may inspire people to support your event. You can change the image at any time. Images must be .gif, .jpg, or .png files.
Gateway for Cancer Research ("Gateway") is the owner of certain federally registered and common law trademarks, trade names and service marks including the name Gateway for Cancer Research and the Walter Payton Cancer Fund ("WPCF") (collectively, the "Marks"). If (and only if) this Proposal is approved by Gateway, Sponsoring Organization will be granted a non-exclusive license to use specified Marks in publicity documents relating to the Event. Sponsoring Organization may not alter or modify the Marks in any way, nor shall it grant a sublicense to any other person. The terms of this agreement include all entities of Gateway for Cancer Research, including WPCF, and shall be from the date Gateway approves the Proposal until the conclusion of the Event: provided, however, that Gateway has the right to terminate the license if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the quality of the Event is or will be injurious to Gateway or the Marks.
Any use of the Marks is subject to the prior written approval of Gateway. Accordingly, Sponsoring Organization agrees to submit to Gateway for approval prior to the distribution, broadcast or publication thereof all printed material, publicity releases and advertising relating to the Event that mentions Gateway or contains the Marks.
In accordance with the standards adopted by the Council of Better Business Bureaus, all collateral materials relating to the Event must specify: (a) that Gateway is the benefiting organization; (b) that written information about Gateway is available by calling the main office at 847.342.7450 or by visiting www.gatewaycr.org and (c) the actual or anticipated portion of the sales or admission price that will benefit Gateway.
At its discretion, Gateway may require Sponsoring Organization to print or otherwise contain a disclaimer in all of the promotional materials which shall read as follows: "The Gateway name and logo are used with permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of this product, service or event."
In order to avoid inadvertently jeopardizing existing relationships between Gateway and its donors, Sponsoring Organization agrees to notify Gateway before soliciting corporations, businesses, celebrities, sports teams or individuals for cash or in-kind donations relating to the Event.
Sponsoring Organization represents to Gateway that: (a) it will comply with all applicable laws during the planning, promotion and conduct of the Event: (b) all necessary insurance, licenses and permits will be obtained and will be in force through the conclusion of the Event; (c) the Event will result in no cost or expense to Gateway whatsoever, unless expressly agreed in writing to the contrary; and (d) it will indemnify, defend, and hold Gateway harmless from any and all claims of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of, or in any way related to, the Event.
Sponsoring Organization, or any of its employees or representatives, may not act as an employee, agent, partner, servant or representative of Gateway and will have no authority to commit Gateway to any obligation or undertaking.
Participants in your fundraising event, whose names and addresses are disclosed to Gateway in connection with or arising out of such Event, will be advised that they will be added to Gateway's permanent mailing list.
We are deeply grateful to you and your organization for proposing this event to benefit Gateway for Cancer Research.