C040 | Esports Financing: Fundraising, Finding Corporate Sponsors, Budgeting
- Room: 201
- Session Number: C040
Wednesday, January 15, 2020: 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Like all school activities, esports programs will have to sell themselves, look for funding sources, and get funding. With the handful of big endemic partnerships already bestowed and a handful of others, raising the money to build the empire requires creativity, tenacity, and a few simple tricks. Hear how schools have raised more than $750,000 from some of the most unlikely sources to build their esports program in its first year. Note: This session was created in conjunction with program partner, National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (NAECAD).