Community Relations Policy

Please take a moment to read the following guidelines so that we can better accommodate your donation request.

The Detroit Pistons are proud to be an integral part of our community, supporting the efforts of 501©3 charities in our community and the outstanding work they do throughout the year. In an effort to best process your donation and support as many charities throughout Michigan as possible, please comply with the following guidelines:

  • All requests must be submitted online. Click HERE to access the Pistons Donation Request Form.
  • The online donation form must be filled out completely in order for your request to be considered.
  • Requests must be submitted a minimum of six weeks prior to your event.
  • Due to limited resources, the Pistons are only able to donate within the State of Michigan.
  • Due to the volume of requests, organizations will only receive a donation from the Pistons once within a twelve month period.
  • No direct phone calls, emails or mail will be returned/ answered – all correspondence will be maintained within our DonationXchange online platform.
  • Donations are for fundraising, charitable purposes or civic events only. We cannot provide sales incentives, corporate gifts or donations to for-profit entities.
  • Organizations which receive a donation must complete an online reply form after the event, including the amount the in-kind item raised for the event, to be considered for future requests.
  • The Pistons Community Relations Department reserves the right to appropriately designate which donation item(s) will be provided – requests for specific items will not be honored.
  • Please do not send items/memorabilia with a request for player/Legend autographs – such requests will not be fulfilled. The Pistons WILL NOT be responsible for any such items that are sent and not returned.
Our goal is to fulfill as many requests as possible, however due to the volume of requests, we are unable to support every organization. We are unable to place follow-up calls or emails regarding each donation request.

If you would like to learn more about fundraising opportunities with the Detroit Pistons please call the Group Sales Department at (248) 377-8660, email groupsales@palacenet.com OR visit their website HERE. We wish you the best of luck with your fundraising efforts!

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