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 three levels: Benefactor, Advocate, and Friend.

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 (min $50,000)

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed on all Founders Week event promotional materials and signage including video presentation and live acknowledgement by President Perman
  • Full-page back cover recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Two tickets to Staff Luncheon (attended by 1,000 administrators and staff)
  • Two tickets to Student Cookout (attended by 850 professional students)
  • Two tickets to Research Lecture and reception
  • Two tickets to Entrepreneur Presentation and reception
  • Recognition, corporate logo, and website address in The Elm online campus news source and all Founders Week articles and advertisements
  • Identification as Founders Week partner in all media releases
  • Corporate logo on Founders Week partner website with link to corporate home page*
  • 10 tickets to Founders Week Gala
  • Sponsorship of four UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala October 2017
  • Recognition in The Daily Record (readership 30,000)

Fair market value is estimated to be $2,300

*Site remains active until June 2018.

Gold Level Partnership - $25,000

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed on all Founders Week event promotional material and signage including video presentation and live acknowledgment by President Perman
  • Recognition, corporate logo, and website address in The Elm online campus news source and all Founders Week articles and advertisements
  • Half-page recognition as Gala Gold partner in Gala program booklet
  • Recognition as Founders Week partner on welcome signage
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week partner website with link to corporate home page*
  • Eight tickets to Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala

Fair market value is estimated to be $1,600

*Site remains active until June 2018.

Silver Level Partnership - $15,000

  • Cocktail reception at Hyatt Regency (includes signage during cocktail reception and acknowledgment by President Perman)
  • Recognition in The Elm online campus news source and Founders Week articles and advertisements
  • Quarter-page recognition as Gala Silver partner in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Recognition as Founders Week partner on large welcome sign
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week partner website with link to corporate home page*
  • Six tickets to Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala

Fair market value is estimated to be $1,200

*Site remains active until June 2018.

Bronze Level Partnership - $10,000

  • Recognition in The Elm online campus news source and all Founders Week articles and advertisements
  • Listing as a Gala Bronze partner in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Recognition as Founders Week partner on welcome signage
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week partner website with link to corporate home page*
  • Four tickets to Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala

Fair market value is estimated to be $800

*Site remains active until June 2018.

Entrepreneur of the Year Partnership - $10,000

  • Recognition in The Elm online campus news source and all Founders Week articles and advertisements
  • Recognition as partner on signage welcoming guests at ceremony
  • Recognition as partner in printed program
  • Corporate logo on event signage
  • Listing as partner in program booklets distributed at Founders Week Gala
  • Six tickets to presentation and reception
  • Two tickets to Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala

Fair market value is estimated to be $760

Research Lecture Partnership - $10,000

  • Recognition in The Elm online campus news source and all Founders Week articles and advertisements
  • Recognition as partner on signage welcoming guests at lecture
  • Recognition as partner in printed lecture program
  • Listing as partner in program booklets distributed at Founders Week Gala
  • Corporate logo on event signage
  • Six tickets to Research Lecture and reception
  • Two tickets to Gala
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala

Fair market value is estimated to be $760

Honor Roll Partnership - $1,500 to $5,000

Benefactor - $5,000

  • Name recognition and appreciation in Founders Week Gala program (no logo)
  • Two tickets to Gala (Fair market value is estimated to be $400)

Advocate - $3,000

  • Name recognition and appreciation in Founders Week Gala program (no logo)
  • Two tickets to Gala (Fair market value is estimated to be $400)

Friend - $1,500

  • Name recognition and appreciation in Founders Week Gala program (no logo)
  • Two tickets to Gala (Fair market value is estimated to be $400)