Grant Recognition Guidelines

Grant Recognition Guidelines

Marketing and Grant Recognition Guidelines

Congratulations on your grant award from Interact for Health.  Your organization is helping to make Cincinnati one of the healthiest regions in the country and we are pleased to support your efforts.

Please take a moment to review these recognition guidelines with all staff members who handle marketing, graphic design, website management, signage, press relations, etc.  We realize that your staff may encounter challenges as they work to provide recognition to a variety of supporters and sponsors, and that you may have ideas for new ways to provide
recognition.  We encourage you to think of our Communications staff as a resource. Please feel free to contact us if you want to discuss the implementation of any of these policies.  We want to be collaborative partners in this process and are happy to review materials, provide alternate versions of our logo, and brainstorm solutions.

We believe that this recognition of Interact for Health's support of your work is vital to sustaining and growing support for promoting health and wellness in our community.

Grant Announcement

Interact for Health's Communications Department will work collaboratively with the Grantee on the public  announcement of the grant to news media and other external stakeholders and influencers. This may include development of a joint announcement communication or news release, key messages to be communicated as part of the announcement, and designation of spokespersons qualified to speak regarding the grant. Interact for Heath also will communicate the award through its own channels, including its website, community newsletter and annual report. It is expected the Grantee would do the same with content and timing also approved by Interact for Health.

Other Promotional Opportunities

Grantee organizations will give credit to Interact for Health in all promotional materials as space is available, including programs, newsletters, annual reports, calendars, catalogs, brochures, postcard announcements, invitations, news releases, radio and television spots, websites, e-communication vehicles, street banners, box office windows, and the like that are related to the awarded project.

Name and Brandmark Usage – When referring to Interact for Health do not shorten or use acronyms.  Always use the full name: Interact for Health

When crediting Interact for Health for its support use the current Interact for Health brandmark available for download below. The brandmark must be used no smaller than 1.5 inches wide (you can't read it otherwise!).

Download the Interact for Health brandmark

The low-resolution version of the brandmark is in PNG format and is for websites and other digital uses. The high-resolution version is in EPS format and is for printed materials. The following color schemes are available, in order of preference. Click on the link to download the version of the brandmark that you need.

  1. Three-color brandmark with Tagline 
    (LOW resolution)
    (HIGH resolution)
  2. Grayscale brandmark with Tagline
    (LOW resolution)
    (HIGH resolution)
  3. All-white brandmark with Tagline (with approval) 
    (LOW resolution)
    (HIGH resolution)

The tagline proportion and placement should not be altered as it relates to brandmark.

Print Recognition

Event Programs

Organizations receiving support from Interact for Health will use, in a size at least 1.5 inch in width, Interact for Health logo on the title page of all programs.


Grantee organizations that publish a newsletter should include the Interact for Health logo and space for a seasonal ad. We understand that publication sizes will vary.

Newspaper/Magazine Advertising

All print advertising related to the funded project should include logo credit placed by organizations that is 10 column inches or larger. Any advertising, regardless of size or length, placed by a Grantee that credits a specific funding source should also credit Interact for Health. When the financial support of Interact for Health comprises the largest share of
multiple sources of support, acknowledgment of Interact for Health support should be relative the funded amount in printed materials, publicity, and advertising than acknowledgment of other sources of financial support.

News Releases

News releases related to the funded project must credit Interact for Health support by using the logo or appropriate written credit. Example: "XYZ is supported by Interact for Health."

Event Signage

For a temporary exhibit, wall text must include Interact for Health listed with other major public, private and corporate sponsors. If there is no wall text, organizations may place a sign near the entrance to the exhibit crediting Interact for Health as follows: "Supported by Interact for Health."

Electronic Recognition

Broadcast Advertising

Please include Interact for Health in radio and television spots related to the funded project if other sponsors receive credit and time is available. Radio spots should give verbal credit to Interact for Health (copy: Funding support comes from Interact for Health) and television spots should include the Interact for Health logo.

Electronic Advertising

Logo credit should be provided in all electronic advertising related to the funded project on the Internet. Please include the Interact for Health logo, along with a link to, on the page of the organization's website related to the funded project.  When the financial support of Interact for Health comprises the largest share of
multiple sources of annual support, acknowledgement of Interact for Health support shall be larger in electronic advertising than other sources of financial support.

Oral Recognition

When written credit is not applicable, in cases where there is no printed program, organizations can provide oral credit for their funded project before each event. As in press releases, oral credit should explicitly thank Interact for Health: "XYZ is supported by Interact for Health."

If you have any questions, please contact  Kate Keller, Vice President, System Strategies or Jeff Williams, Director of Communications.

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