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. ACRE sponsorships provide an opportunity to increase brand awareness, generate valuable press exposure, and drive traffic and sales. 

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.