CreateAthon 2016 Application

General Information:

Organization (required)

Contact Name (required)

Street Address




Phone # (required)

Email (required)


Key Marketing Decision Makers
(please enter their names, titles, and phone #s or email addresses)

Organization Information

Please describe your organization's mission (required)

501C(3) is required for application. Do you qualify?(required)

What year was your organization founded?

Does your organization provide direct services or is it an association/coalition?

direct servicesassociation/coalition

What is your annual marketing budget?


Did your organization budget for advertising/marketing this year?

If so, how much? (Please outline plan for spending.)

Is your organization currently working or planning to work with any other marketing/advertising agency on a pro bono or paid basis?

If so, who?

Is your organization working with any other type of paid consultant?

If so, who?

Where is your organization headquartered?(required)

What is your geographic service area?(required)

Project Information:

Please describe in detail the organizational objective you need new marketing materials to support. (For example, what is the issue that needs to be addressed?)(required)

List the marketing materials you would like us to consider producing, in order of priority, to support this objective.
(Examples of work we have produced in the past are logos, letterhead packages, outdoor boards, radio scripts, TV storyboards, marketing plans, brochures and posters, master web design, social media programs, etc.)(required)

Project Description:

Objective of the project(s) (i.e., awareness, fundraising, volunteer recruitment, etc.) (required):

Target audience (required):

Quantity (if printed materials)(required):

Do you have any existing or potential arrangements with vendors who may be willing to produce broadcast materials, provide HTML programming and/or provide media space for your projects?(required)
[radio* working-with-paid-consultant "yes" "no"]

If yes, please explain:


After receiving all applications by the due date of September 21, Think Tank will vet the applications and develop a short list of CreateAThon candidates. If your nonprofit organization is included in the short list, you will be contacted by October 2 to schedule a telephone conversation the week of October 5. Final CreateAThon selections will be made, and notifications will go out. All terms and conditions apply to selected nonprofits as outlined below.


Think Tank will not produce work via CreateAthon that is being handled or coordinated by any type of paid consultant on behalf of the nonprofit organization, or tied to initiatives under the purview of other paid consultants.

If my organization is selected as a CreateAthon® participant, I understand and agree to the following:

  • Work for this project will be done by Think Tank between the hours of 8:00 am on Thursday, October 22, 2015 and 8:00am on Friday, October 23, 2015.
  • We will meet with Think Tank staff in the firm's office prior to CreateAthon (date to be determined) to provide additional background on our organization and the requested project.
  • We will meet with Think Tank staff in the firm's office to receive a mock-up of the project. A specific appointment time will be scheduled.
  • During the next 24 hours, we will secure any necessary changes or revisions (copy revisions only).
  • We will come back to the Think Tank office with any final changes that need to be made to the project. A specific appointment time will be scheduled.
  • We understand there will be no additional work provided by Think Tank for this project beyond the terms outlined above.
  • Think Tank requires that you certify your application by submitting an electronic signature. To certify your application, read the text below and provide an electronic signature (type your full name) and click the Confirm Signature box.
    "I hereby certify that all the information in my application is accurate and true, and I understand that all work completed is the property of Think Tank and any third parties that contribute to the project such as photographers, illustrators, etc."

    Enter Electronic Signature