Thank you for your interest in aligning with OCRFA’s mission to save women’s lives by advancing ovarian cancer research, advocating for increased federal funding for research and awareness dollars and furthering policies that give women access to the services they need.

We welcome companies and brands to inquire about creating a cause-related and/or corporate partner program with OCRFA as the beneficiary. All interested Corporate Partners wishing to use OCRFA marks, logo and name, are asked to complete and submit a proposal describing your intended campaign. We receive many offers for corporate partnerships and we would like to support every program, regrettably, we are not able to do so.

We have established the following guidelines that will help ensure that those programs that we do support are in line with our mission as well as help you determine if we can meet your business objectives.

Registered Trademarks

OCRFA owns certain trademarks including the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance name and logo, as well as others. Use of Registered Marks are prohibited unless there is a fully executed Cause Marketing Agreement. Registered Marks will not be released without a fully executed Agreement.

Criteria for Companies Seeking Partnerships

  • Alignment with our mission and vision
  • A minimum of one year in business is required
  • Program does not involve OCRFA selling your products or services
  • In order to determine if the program is a good fit, you must complete and submit our Corporate Partnership Proposal Form
  • A guaranteed financial commitment is based on the company, program, timing and partnership deliverables needed. Please see Corporate Partnership Proposal Form for more information
  • If the partnership is mutually agreed upon, a contract is required to use any of our trademarks

Limitations

  • Mailing Lists: OCRFA cannot agree to sell, loan or distribute its mailing lists or e-mail addresses
  • Celebrities: We are unable to secure celebrities for promotional purposes
  • Business categories we are not currently accepting proposals for:
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Tobacco products
    • Firearms
    • Books
    • CD’s

Donation Disclosure Regulations

Cause-related marketing programs that benefit OCRFA are regulated by the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability as well as by applicable state commercial co-venture laws. Their regulations require full disclosure to the consumer regarding the benefit to the charity when donations are raised through a consumer purchase on all packaging, advertising and promotional materials in clear and unambiguous terms. Transparency is mandatory.

If your program is accepted, OCRFA will work with your company to suggest appropriate disclosure language.

Learn more about the BBB Standards (including Standard 19, specifically addressing cause-related marketing promotions).

Registration as a Commercial Co-Venturer

All cause-marketing programs to benefit OCRFA must follow all applicable state laws. Specific requirements for commercial co-ventures vary from state to state. We cannot provide legal advice and encourage partners to seek their own legal counsel.

Fill out our proposal form online.