Become a partner

Show your organisation’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive society by partnering with Pinnacle to award educational scholarships, carefully matched mentors and opportunities to young LGBTIQ+ Australians.Gain access to Pinnacle’s scholar and alumni networks to powerfully share their stories to challenge prejudices and foster behaviour change. Demonstrate to your employees and external stakeholders your commitment to LGBTIQ+ inclusion and enhance your employment brand.

For further information about becoming a Pinnacle partner, please contact Andrew Staite, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director on +61 411 111 154 or [email protected].

Foundation partnership levels

Principal Foundation
Partner

$300,000+ over three years

Platinum Foundation
Partner

$150,000+ over three years

Gold Foundation
Partner

$50,000+ over three years

Silver Foundation
Partner

$30,000+ over three years

Bronze Foundation
Partner

$10,000+ in one year

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Pinnacle partnerships are for three years, except Bronze (one year). Partnership payment may be made upfront or in equal annual instalments over the term of the partnership. The Pinnacle Foundation has deductible gift recipient (DGR) status.

Foundation Partners receive:

Recognition as a Foundation Partner (more extensively at increased partnership levels)

Communication support (Silver and above) to produce a joint media release to announce your support for Pinnacle in line with your diversity and inclusion philosophy

The option to name a scholarship (Gold), up to three scholarships (Platinum), and up to six scholarships (Principal), for three years

Access to the Pinnacle scholar, alumni, leadership and board network to attend/present at your events designed to raise awareness of the challenges that LGBTIQ+ young adults face, and which showcase your tangible commitment to diversity and inclusion

Connections to other sponsor organisations and their LGBTIQ+ and ally networks to share learnings and successes in the diversity and inclusion sphere

Invitations for your senior, LGBTIQ+ and ally network leaders to attend Pinnacle hosted corporate diversity and inclusion events

Opportunity to engage your LGBTIQ+ and ally networks, clients/customers/guests, employees and suppliers by hosting a Picnic for Pinnacle

Opportunity to host state/territory-based events for Pinnacle scholars in conjunction with Pinnacle’s state/territory committees

Scope to engage the Pinnacle scholar network around employment opportunities at your organisation to assist in meeting your diversity objectives

Ability to recommend your employees for Pinnacle scholar mentoring opportunities

Opportunity to host Pinnacle’s corporate/government awareness and fundraising events (as a visible demonstration of your position as a leader in the LGBTIQ+ sphere)

Chance to leverage awareness of Pinnacle’s scholarships by actively promoting the Foundation’s work through your networks/channels

Scope to list Pinnacle as a DGR workplace giving partner, further reinforcing your connection to the Foundation

Regular reports on the progress of your named scholar(s) (where provided), and opportunities to engage with them (as appropriate).

Value-in-Kind Foundation Supporters

Value-in-kind support (valued by Pinnacle above $10,000 per annum) may receive website recognition. It will not count towards a Foundation partnership.

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