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1905, 2016

How to ask for sponsorship money – and get it! (Part 3 of 3)

By |May 19, 2016|Categories: Sponsorship|Tags: |0 Comments

Fundraising is an essential component of solar car racing and other not-for-profit organisations. A team may have the best technical design, an experienced team and a winning strategy, but without adequate funds these ideas can only ever remain on paper. Sponsorships are a key way of obtaining these funds, but how do you go about it? This is part 3 in a series of 3 by Anthony Prior. To read the first post, click here. You've got your foot in the door and done the hard yards. Time for the [...]

1605, 2016

How to ask for sponsorship money – and get it! (Part 2 of 3)

By |May 16, 2016|Categories: Sponsorship|Tags: |1 Comment

Fundraising is an essential component of solar car racing and other not-for-profit organisations. A team may have the best technical design, an experienced team and a winning strategy, but without adequate funds these ideas can only ever remain on paper. Sponsorships are a key way of obtaining these funds, but how do you go about it? This is part 2 in a series of 3 written by Anthony Prior. To read the first blog post click here. STRATEGY So your team has a story and it has identified key organisations [...]

1205, 2016

How to ask for sponsorship money – and get it! (Part 1 of 3)

By |May 12, 2016|Categories: Sponsorship|Tags: |3 Comments

Fundraising is an essential component of solar car racing and other not-for-profit organisations. A team may have the best technical design, an experienced team and a winning strategy, but without adequate funds these ideas can only ever remain on paper. Sponsorships are a key way of obtaining these funds, but how do you go about it? This is a three part series by Anthony Prior, our team Treasurer. Feel free to ask questions in the comments! Obtaining sponsorship is hard. Identifying, reaching and persuading the right person in an organisation [...]

2110, 2015

On The Road and Settled in

By |October 21, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Sunday we had a clear run out of Darwin with one of the best and smoothest challenge departures yet. We even managed to strategically overtake the overall pole position holder and maintain first place for a good half hour. Since then, we have been overtaken by a number of strong international teams which have opted for an aggressive early strategy. Instead, we have decided to maintain our carefully planned and tested strategy which will hopefully give us a competitive advantage further down the track. We had Jason our newest [...]

1310, 2015

We’ve Arrived in Darwin

By |October 13, 2015|Categories: Blog Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

So we're here. Finally setup in Darwin getting ready for the challenge. Most of the hardwork is done, with only a few little last minute things to finish off before we start the challenge on Sunday. But, first things first - on Saturday we unpacked our trailer into our new pit bay at Hidden Valley race track. This is our home for the next week as we prepare for scrutineering and qualifications. Very quickly we marked our territory with Boxing Kangaroos and Aussie Flags. With our equipment from home all [...]

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