Gala Partnerships and Sponsors

Founders Week 2019 Catalyst

Gala partnerships are available at nine levels: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsorship, Researcher of the Year Sponsorship, Educator of the Year Sponsorship, Public Servent of the Year Sponsorship, Benefactor Sponsorship, and Honor Roll.

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 ($200/ticket)
  • 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 ($60/ticket) and UMB staff and student luncheons ($15/ticket) with over 2,000 attendees
  • Sponsorship of four UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala on Oct. 26, 2019 — 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 ($200/ticket)
  • 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 UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD)
  • 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 ($200/ticket)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala — Fair Market Value $2,000

 

Entrepreneur 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 Entrepreneur reception and in the program booklet
  • Six tickets to presentation and reception ($60/ticket)
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($200/ticket)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala — Fair Market Value $2,360

 

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 ($60/ticket) 
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($200/ticket)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala — Fair Market Value $2,360

 

Educator 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
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($200/ticket)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala — Fair Market Value $2,000

 

 

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
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($200/ticket)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Gala — Fair Market Value $2,000

 

 

Benefactor Sponsorship - $5,000

  • Company name and logo recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($200/ticket) — Fair Market Value $2,000

Honor Roll Partnership - $3,000

Advocate - $3,000

  • Company name recognition in Founders Week Gala program booklet (no logo)
  • Four tickets to Founders Week Gala ($200/ticket) — Fair Market Value $800