sponsorship noun

ADJ. generous, major | direct | arts, sports | business, commercial, corporate, government, industrial, private | tobacco

VERB + SPONSORSHIP attract, find, get, obtain, raise, receive, win | look for, seek | withdraw (from) The company has decided to withdraw from some of its sports sponsorship.

SPONSORSHIP + NOUN deal, package, programme, scheme | money

PREP. through ~ Two million pounds were raised through sponsorship. | under (the) ~ under commercial sponsorship | with/without ~ Without generous corporate sponsorship, the ballet company would not have survived. | ~ for/of sponsorship for next year's World Cup | ~ from We have won sponsorship from one of the big banks.