How to Donate & Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Sponsor Community Media Workshop’s 25th Anniversary Year!

We have several sponsorship opportunities available for your foundation, organization, or business to partner with us in honor of The Workshop’s 25th year connecting the community with the media and promoting news that matters. Celebrate with us by sponsoring any of our annual programs, our annual media guide, Getting On Air, Online and Into Print, or The 25th Anniversary Studs Terkel Community Media Awards Benefit.

Help us continue to inspire communicators and enhance nonprofits.

 

Sponsorship Packages:

Sponsor the entire 25th Anniversary Year: $50,000.

  • 2014 Getting On Air, Online and Into Print media guide
  • 2013-2014 Brown Bag workshops (4) from July 2013 through June 2014
  • 25th Anniversary Studs Terkel Community Media Awards Benefit
  • Making Media Connections
  • Scheduled Trainings from July 2013 through June 2014
  • Ethnic Media Forums (4) from July 2013 through June 2014

Benefits:

  • By supporting our 25th anniversary your company will receive visual brand recognition on our website and marketing materials including brochures, invitations, e-newsletters, event signage, and flyers for the entire year.
  • Reach a variety of non-profits, journalists, PR professionals, students, business owners, community organizers, and communicators through our vast network.

 

 

2014 Getting On Air, Online and Into Print media guide: $10,000.

By sponsoring the 2014 media guide your brand will be featured on our website, on the inside cover pages of the book, and on all printed marketing materials for the media guide. Reach a variety of non-profits, journalists, PR professionals, students, and communicators that subscribe to our media guide every year.

 

2013-2014 Scheduled Communications Trainings: $2500 per training or $25000 for the year (a total of 15 trainings).

Benefits: your organization’s name featured on our training webpage and on printed marketing material for the sponsored training.

 

Unable to sponsor a scheduled training, but still want to be involved? Become a community partner. There are only two obligations: promote the training with at least 2 social media posts and include it in at least 2 e-mail newsletters to your clients, members, or constituents. Your organization’s logo will be listed on our trainings webpage as a community partner and printed on signage at the training.

25th Anniversary Studs Terkel Community Media Awards Benefit: please call 312-369-6400 for information. 

 

2014 Making Media Connections Conference: $5000.

Benefits: your organization’s name featured on the conference webpage, all printed marketing material, and signage at the conference.
Unable to sponsor Making Media Connections, but still want to be involved and receive a discount on your registration? Become a community partner. There are only two obligations: promote Making Media Connections with at least 2 social media posts and by including it in at least 2 e-mail newsletters to your clients, members, or constituents. Your organization’s logo will be listed on the Making Media Connections site as a community partner and printed on signage at the conference.

 

 

2013-2014 Brown Bag workshops: $1000 per Brown Bag or $3500 for all four sessions.

Benefits: your organization’s name featured on our training webpage and on printed marketing material for the sponsored Brown Bag.

Unable to sponsor a Brown Bag workshop, but still want to be involved? Become a community partner. Your only obligation is to help promote the brown bag by including it in at least 1 e-mail newsletter to your clients, members, or constituents. Your organization’s logo will be listed on our trainings webpage as a community partner and printed on signage at the Brown Bag.

 

 

2013-2014 Ethnic Media Forums: $1000 per forum or $3500 for all four sessions.

Benefits: your organization’s name featured on our website/ blog and on printed marketing material

Unable to sponsor an Ethnic Media Forum, but still want to be involved? Become a community partner. Your only obligation is to help promote the brown bag by including it in at least 1 e-mail newsletter to your clients, members, or constituents. Your organization’s logo will be listed as a community partner and printed on signage at the forum.

 

Donate Now

Donate by mail: Please download & print our form (available by clicking here)

Donate by phone (credit card only): Please call us at 312-369-6400

Donate online by clicking here

Questions? Please call or e-mail Maggie Walker at 312-369-6400.

 

We greatly appreciate your donation. Thank you!

Your donation to the Workshop is 100% tax deductable.

 

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