Award & Conference Sponsorship

Help to raise the profile of Canadian writers who are Christian.

To become a sponsor please Contact awards@thewordguild.com

(The Word Guild reserves the right to refuse any sponsorship applications.)

Click here to learn more about the Awards Gala event.

THE 2020 WORD AWARDS SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

SPECIALTY CATEGORIES  To sponsor Click Here 

SPONSORED             LESLIE K. TARR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Castle Quay Books

($500.00 Cash Prize, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

*AVAILABLE*             BEST CANADIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR

(Large Cash Grand Prize, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

Formerly $5000 Grace Irwin Best Book of The Year Award

SPONSORED             BEST CANADIAN NEW AUTHOR OF THE YEAR 

– Glow Box

(Cash Prize, Glow Box, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

SPONSORED             BEST CANADIAN BOOK COVER OF THE YEAR – Cowlick Studios

($250.00 Cash Prize/$750.00 in Graphic Design, Glass Award & Certificate)

SPONSORED             DAVID MAINSE BEST BLOG OF THE YEAR

– Crossroads Christian Communications

($1500.00 Cash Prize, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

SPONSORED             TERENCE L. BINGLEY SONGWRITING AWARD {New Journalist} – Bingley Family

($700.00 Cash Prize, Glass Award & Certificate)

SPONSORED             DEBRA FIEGUTH SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD– Faith Today Magazine

($200.00 Cash Prize, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

SPONSORED             HARVEY/MACKEY AWARD {New Journalist} – Mackey & Roberstson Families

                                    ($250.00 Cash Prize, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

DONATIONS              WENDY NELLES SCHOLARSHIP {Student} – Ongoing Donations Accepted

($500.00 Cash Prize, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

BOOK CATEGORIES            To sponsor Click Here

*AVAILABLE*            CHRISTIAN MARKET BOOKS

                                    ALL 10 CHRISTIAN NON-FICTION CATEGORIES                                     $2,500.00

ALL 7 CHRISTIAN FICTION CATEGORIES                                                $1,950.00

1 BOOK CATEGORY                                                                        $   250.00

2 BOOK CATEGORIES                                                                     $   450.00

3 BOOK CATEGORIES                                                                     $   625.00

($100.00 Cash Prize, Glass Award & Certificate)

Christian Fiction Categories Available:

Children, YA, Contemporary, Historical, Romance, Speculative & Suspense

Christian Non-Fiction Categories Available:

Children, Academic, Instructional, Biblical Studies, Apologetics/Evangelism, Culture,

Christian Living, Inspirational, Devotional, Life Stories

French Book Categories Available:

Fictives, Vie Crétienne, Aologetiques/Evangelisme

 

SPONSORED             GENERAL MARKET BOOKS – Sponsored by That’s Life! Communications

General Fiction Categories

Children, YA, Romance, Suspense

General Non-Fiction Categories

Children, YA, Culture, Life Stories

ARTICLE/SHORT PIECE CATEGORIES     To sponsor Click Here

*AVAILABLE*            ALL 14 CHRISTIAN ARTICLE/SHORT PIECE CATEGORIES                   $2,250.00

ALL 6 GENERAL ARTICLE/SHORT PIECE CATEGORIES                       $1,500.00

1 ASP CATEGORY                                                                            $   200.00

2 ASP CATEGORIES                                                                        $   350.00

3 ASP CATEGORIES                                                                        $   500.00

($50.00 Cash Prize, Glass Award & Certificate)

 

Christian ASP Categories:

Blogs, Column-Series, Column-Single, Inspirational/Devotional,

Long Feature, News,Personal Experience, Poetry, Profile/Human Interest,

Short Feature, Short Story, Short Script, Full Stage or Screenplay

General ASP Categories:

Column-Series, Column-Single, Long Feature, News,

Personal Experience, Short Story Short Script, Full Stage or Screenplay

 

UNPUBLISHED WRITING CONTESTS        To sponsor Click Here

SPONSORED             IN THE BEGINNING (ITB)–UNPUBLISHED WRITER CONTEST 

ITB Categories —Sponsored by: Deep Dive Author Club

Short Story, Non-Fiction Piece, Poetry, 1st 3 Chapters Unpub., Manuscript, Short Script

           FRESH INK (FI) STUDENT WRITING CONTEST

SPONSORED             FI-High School  – Sponsored by Crossroads Christian Communications

Short Story, Non-Fiction Piece, Poetry, 1st 3 Chapters Unpub., Manuscript, Short Script

SPONSORED             FI- University/College  

Short Story, Non-Fiction Piece, Poetry, 1st 3 Chapters Unpub., Manuscript, Short Script

SPONSORED             BEST NEW CANADIAN MANUSCRIPT AWARD– Castle Quay Books

(Publishing Contract, Specialty Glass Award & Certificate)

*AVAILABLE*            Friends of The Word Awards Donor                                       $Any Amount$

                                 Suggested Donation $50.00 – $150.00 | Funds to be used where needed most

All Sponsorship Packages Include:

  • Promotion For Your Business On The Word Awards Short List Show and The Word Awards Celebration—Streaming Across Canada on Crossroads Castle App
  • Your Company Name & Logo on TWA Celebration Show Screens & Downloadable Awards Program
  • Your Company Logo and Links to your website on The Word Guild Sponsors Page

Sponsorship Packages Can Include:

  • Opportunity to name award after someone special
  • Commercials During Awards Presentation on the TWA Celebration Show

INTERESTED IN SPONSORING

Even If You Don’t See a Package That Fits

Contact awards@thewordguild.com