Gala Sponsorship

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Gala Sponsorships are available at nine levels: Presenting, Headliner, Silver, David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsorship, Researcher of the Year Sponsorship, Educator of the Year Sponsorship, Public Servent of the Year Sponsorship, Student of the Year Sponsorship, and Benefactor Sponsorship.

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

SPONSORSHIP 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.

Presenting Sponsor — (Exclusive) — $100,000

  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed on all Founders Week promotional materials
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of four UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($800 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5 
  • Full-page back-cover recognition in Founders Week Gala program
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000

Headliner Sponsor — (Exclusive) — $25,000

  • Sponsorship of the headliner, including special recognition during the performance
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($400 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5
  • Half-page recognition in Founders Week Gala program
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000

Silver Level Sponsor — $15,000

  • Sponsorship of the cocktail reception at the Gala (includes signage at cocktail reception and live acknowledgment by UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS)
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($400 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5 
  • Half-page recognition in Founders Week Gala program
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000

David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsor (Exclusive) — $10,000

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the named award
  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed in Founders Week program booklet
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($400 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000

Researcher of the Year Sponsor (Exclusive) — $10,000

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the named award
  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed in Founders Week program booklet
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($400 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000 

Educator of the Year Sponsor (Exclusive) — $10,000

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the named award
  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed in Founders Week program booklet
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($400 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000

Public Servant of the Year Sponsor (Exclusive) — $10,000

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the named award
  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed in Founders Week program booklet
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($400 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000

Student of the Year Sponsor (Exclusive) — $10,000

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the named award
  • Corporate name and logo prominently displayed in Founders Week program booklet
  • Recognition in the printed program for the inauguration of UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Ten tickets to Founders Week Gala ($2,000 value)
  • Sponsorship of two UMB students to attend Founders Week Gala ($400 value)
  • Invitation to UMB presidential inauguration on Friday, Nov. 5
  • Recognition in UMB’s Elm Weekly newsletter email (distribution: 17,000-plus)
  • Corporate logo on UMB Founders Week sponsor website linking to company homepage
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $2,000 

Benefactor Sponsor — $5,000

  • Company name and logo will be recognized during event
  • Six tickets to Founders Week Gala ($1,200 value)
  • Post-event recognition in The Daily Record (readership: 30,000)

Fair Market Value $1,200