Annual Sponsorship

Annual sponsors invest in ACRE’s mission to support emerging and under-represented artists and sustain the life of each program area in meaningful ways. Sponsorships offer marketing and visibility among a growing creative community, unique experiences and VIP access, and other offerings that meet your goals.
 

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits
 

$2,000 level:

  • Subsidize the residency for 2 artists
  • Secure two accomplished visiting artists to mentor and present work at the residency
  • Fund the addition of an electric double oven for ACRE’s artist-run kitchen
  • Sponsor the purchase of a new industrial sewing machine for the Fibers studio
     

Benefits:

  • Name and logo placement on ACRE’s bi-weekly newsletter and website 
  • VIP invitation to spring fundraising event
  • Preferred seating at Hearth, our annual benefit dinner and art auction

     

$5,000 level:

  • Support much-need facilities upgrades in each department at the residency
  • Sponsor the purchase of a new sound system for The Stage, an active performance and presentation space at the residency
     

Benefits:

  • Name and logo placement on ACRE’s bi-weekly newsletter and website 
  • VIP invitation to spring fundraising event
  • Preferred seating at Hearth, our annual benefit dinner and art auction
  • Priority invitation to visit the summer residency in Steuben, WI
  • VIP cocktail hour invitation and auction sneak peek at Hearth

     

$10,000 level:

  • Subsidize the cost of residency for 10 artists
  • Underwrite the stipends of volunteer staff that lend their talents and expertise to the residency each summer 
  • Sponsor an entire session of community dinners at the residency
     

Benefits:

  • Name and logo placement on ACRE’s bi-weekly newsletter and website 
  • Recognition of gift on donor board at ACRE Projects in Chicago
  • VIP invitation to spring fundraising event
  • Preferred seating at Hearth, our annual benefit dinner and art auction
  • Priority invitation to visit the summer residency in Steuben, WI
  • VIP cocktail hour invitation and auction sneak peek at Hearth

     

ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions Project) is a federally recognized 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. All donations made to ACRE are tax-deductible.