Nonprofit organizations, civic groups, faith-based, and nonprofit educational organizations may submit requests to use the Community Sign to promote fundraising, community activities, and upcoming events only, in accordance with the guidelines listed below.
Submit your sign request in 3 easy steps:
Read the Rules and Regulations thoroughly
Pay your fee
Submit your request form
Requests are made online only and must be submitted at least five (5) business days in advance of posting date. All messages are subject to CTCC approval. Payment must be received prior to message posting date.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Cranberry Township Community Chest (CTCC) manages the criteria and approves the message content for the Community Sign, located at Routes 228/19. CTCC's 2011 Project of the Year, the purpose of the sign is to provide information to the public by allowing nonprofit organizations, civic groups, churches and nonprofit educational organizations to promote community activities and upcoming events. CTCC is solely responsible for determining which organizations are eligible to participate in the Community Sign.
Sign Usage Rules
User must be a nonprofit organization recognized by the IRS.
An application form must be completed and payment received five business days before the message is to appear; message will not be considered if application is incomplete or payment not received.
Applications will be reviewed/approved on a first come-first served basis.
Each group may only promote their own event and may not use their credit to promote other groups’ events.
Messages are for fundraising or community related events only. No messages are permitted for recruiting or gathering members, announcing services or any message not related to the event.
Political, commercial, retail, private and non-community events will not be permitted to use the sign. No commercial establishments may be mentioned.
CTCC has exclusive rights to reject or deny any message for any reason.
Partners of the Community Sign (Cranberry Township, Seneca Valley School District, Rotary, Lions, Pittsburgh North Chamber and CTCC), have unlimited use of the sign.
Message may be in text only; logos, images, and other graphics are not permitted per the Cranberry Township Sign Ordinance.
CTCC will select font, color and style of message; CTCC reserves the right to adjust messages to fit the screen.
A request for a posting change due to unforeseen circumstances must be submitted in writing (email) to CTCC.
Each message has a four-week limit.
Messages will not be stored or saved by CTCC or the Township.
CTCC is not responsible for inaccurate information provided by the applicant; Re-posting or corrections requested after the message has been posted may be subject to removal of the message and/or additional fees.
The message frequency will be determined by CTCC and the number of messages posted at that time.
Neither Cranberry Township nor CTCC can be held liable for Community Information Board malfunctions, power outages or acts of nature.
a. Cranberry Township reserves the right to post emergency messages which may override existing messages in content and exposure.
b. Cranberry Township also has the exclusive right to post messages pertaining to their enterprises.
Community Sign Fees
CTCC members - $125 annual fee for a total of eight (8) weeks per calendar year.
Faith based and nonprofit educational organizations located in Cranberry Township - $125 annual fee for a total of four (4) weeks per calendar year.
Non-member nonprofit and civic organizations - $75 weekly fee for a maximum of four weeks per year.
Faith-based and nonprofit educational organizations located outside of Cranberry Township – $75 weekly fee for a maximum of four weeks per year.
Unused message requests do not carry over into the following year.
Please make your payment online below, or by check or money order made payable to "CTCC" and mailed to CTCC Information Board, 2525 Rochester Road, Suite 450, Cranberry Township, PA 16066. Cash, checks, or money orders can be accepted at the Municipal Center customer service desk.
COMMUNITY SIGN REQUEST FORM
By submitting this form you agree to the above usage fees and rules and regulations.
Sign fees must be paid prior to submitting this form. Please allow at least 5 business days for your sign request to be reviewed.
Messages must be scheduled in weekly increments, and cannot be more than 5 lines of 18-24 characters per line (including spaces). Business names are not permitted within your message. CTCC reserves the right to revise message content.