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Downtown After 5 Wristband Applications Due February 7

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The Asheville Downtown Association is now accepting applications for our Wristband Nonprofit Program, part of the Downtown After 5 summer concert series. The nonprofit organization works the wristband sales tents at the event and splits the sales (receiving up to a maximum of $2000) with the Asheville Downtown Association. The ADA will select 5 nonprofit organizations, one for each Downtown After 5 (held third Fridays, May-September).

Please download the Wristband Charity Application (.docx version) that must be completed by February 7 in order to be considered for the 2014 season. Submit Applications to info@ashevilledowntown.org. Please also note the following:

  • Deadline for submissions is Friday, February 7. 
  • Applying organizations must have a sponsoring ADA Board Member who acts as their liaison.
  • The applying organization must have at least 26 individuals, over 18, available to work in two shifts (16 – 1st shift, 10 – 2nd shift). These shifts run from 4:45-7pm and 7-9:15pm.
  • The group will split the wristband revenues with the ADA (50/50) up to a maximum of $2,000.

Downtown After 5 dates are: May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15 and September 19

Organizations are not required to be members of the Asheville Downtown Association to apply to become a wristband charity, however, we encourage local nonprofits to join to receive additional benefits for your organization. For a $50 nonprofit membership, we can provide additional marketing for events and promotions through social media, member profiles, discounts, event listings on our new website, and weekly newsletter (1300+ recipients). You can join as a nonprofit member online or by emailing info@ashevilledowntown.org.