Gala Partnerships and Sponsors

Gala partnerships are available at seven levels: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Entrepreneur of the Year Partnership, Research Lecture Partnership, and Honor Roll. Honor Roll partnerships are available at two levels: Benefactor and Advocate.

To register for a partnership online, please visit our partnership registration page from the link below:

PARTNERSHIP REGISTRATION

Only the portion of your gift above the fair market value of the listed benefits is considered a charitable contribution for tax purposes. Funds for the University of Maryland, Baltimore are administered by the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc.

Platinum Level Partnership ($50,000 and UP)

  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed on all Founders Week event promotion (media releases, signage, advertisements, social media, and video presentation at Gala)
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala
  • Full-page back cover recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Recognition in the UMB Elm online publication with distribution over 17,000
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week website linking to company home page 
  • Recognition in The Daily Record (readership 30,000)
  • Founders Week event tickets (2) for: Researcher and Entrepreneur of the Year receptions and UMB staff and student luncheons with over 2,000 attendees
  • Sponsorship of four UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala October 2018 - Fair Market Value $2,300

Gold Level Partnership - $25,000

  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed on Founders Week event promotion (media releases, signage, advertisements, social media, and video presentation at Gala)
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala • Half-page recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Recognition in the UMB Elm online publication with distribution over 17,000
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week website linking to company home page 
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala - Fair Market Value $2,000

 

Silver Level Partnership - $15,000

  • Cocktail reception sponsor at Hyatt Regency (includes signage during the cocktail reception and live acknowledgement by President Perman)
  • Recognition in Founders Week promotional materials and the UMB Elm online publication with distribution over 17,000
  • Quarter-page recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Recognition as Founders Week sponsor on a large welcome sign
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company home page 
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala - Fair Market Value $2,000

 

Entrepreneur of the Year Partnership - $10,000

  • Recognition in Founders Week promotional materials and the UMB Elm online publication with distribution over 17,000
  • Corporate name and logo featured at the Entrepreneur reception and in the program booklet
  • Six tickets to presentation and reception
  • Four tickets to Founders Week Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala - Fair Market Value $1,160

 

Researcher of the Year Sponsorship - $10,000

  • Recognition in Founders Week promotional materials and the UMB Elm online publication with distribution over 17,000
  • Corporate name and logo featured at the Researcher reception and in the program booklet
  • Six tickets to presentation and reception 
  • Four tickets to Founders Week Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala - Fair Market Value $ 1,160

 

Teacher of the Year Sponsorship - $10,000

  • Recognition in Founders Week promotional materials and the UMB Elm online publication with distribution over 17,000
  • Corporate name and logo featured in the Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Six tickets to Founders Week Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala - Fair Market Value $1,200

 

 

Public Servant of the Year Sponsorship - $10,000

  • Recognition in Founders Week promotional materials and the UMB Elm online publication with distribution over 17,000
  • Corporate name and logo featured in the Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Six tickets to Founders Week Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala - Fair Market Value $1,200

 

 

Honor Roll Partnership - $3,000 to $5,000

Benefactor - $5,000

  • Company name and logo recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Two tickets to Gala ($400) - Fair Market Value $400

Advocate - $3,000

  • Company name recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet (no logo)
  • Two tickets to Gala ($400) - Fair Market Value $400