Why Sponsor the Science Festival?

2018 SPONSORS

The generosity of individuals and organizations throughout the Treasure Coast make it possible to bring the Indian River Lagoon Science Festival to the community as a free public science event. Your donation supports science in our region by making it accessible to everyone.

For  information on sponsoring the 2018 Indian River Lagoon Science Festival, please contact:
JASMINE FOX
 Indian River Lagoon Science Festival
Smithsonian Marine Station
772.462.6216  •  foxj2 (at) si.edu

A 2012 study by the Goodman Research Group on behalf of the Science Festival Alliance underscored the significant impact science festivals have on the public:

  • 70% of festival attendees said they learned something new about science

  • 60% said attending a science festival increased their interest in science

  • 59% of attendees said the festival helped them connect to other science happenings in their communities

For the full study report, visit the Science Festival Alliance resource page: www.sciencefestivals.org/resources

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Donations can be made via check to the Smithsonian Marine Station(Fiscal Agent of the IRL Science Festival).

Donations are tax-deductible.

Federal Tax Identification Number provided upon request. 

Einstein Sponsor •  $10,000

  • Logo recognition and link on Festival website
  • Logo recognition on on-site event signage and program materials
  • Logo recognition on Festival T-shirts
  • Logo placement on event stage(s)
  • Acknowledgement as major event sponsor in all event press releases, promotional flyers and social media campaigns
  • Free exhibit space(s) in preferred location
  • Special ‘Sponsor in Focus’ recognition in one social media post
  • Acknowledgement during on-site event announcements
  • Logo printed on on-site event banner
  • Speaking opportunity at high profile Festival event
  • Featured as major event sponsor in all promotional materials and event advertising
  • Customized benefits to be mutually agreed upon

Curie Sponsor  •  $5,000

  • Logo recognition and link on Festival website
  • Logo recognition on on-site event signage and program materials
  • Logo recognition on Festival T-shirts
  • Acknowledgement in event press releases, promotional flyers and social media campaigns
  • Free exhibit space(s) in preferred location
  • Special ‘Sponsor in Focus’ recognition in one social media post
  • Acknowledgement during on-site event announcements
  • Logo printed on on-site event banner
  • Speaking opportunity at high profile Festival event
  • Featured as major event sponsor in all promotional materials and event advertising
  • Customized benefits to be mutually agreed upon

Darwin Sponsor • $2,500

  • Logo recognition and link on Festival website
  • Logo recognition on on-site event signage and program materials
  • Logo recognition on Festival T-shirts
  • Acknowledgement in event press releases, promotional flyers and social media campaigns
  • Free exhibit space in preferred location
  • Special ‘Sponsor in Focus’ recognition in one social media post
  • Acknowledgement during on-site event announcements
  • Logo printed on on-site event banner
  • Customized benefits to be mutually agreed upon

Newton Sponsor • $1,000

  • Logo recognition on Festival website
  • Logo recognition on on-site event signage and program materials
  • Name recognition on Festival T-shirts
  • Acknowledgement in event press releases, promotional flyers and social media campaigns
  • Free exhibit space in preferred location
  • Customized benefits to be mutually agreed upon

Carson Sponsor • $500

  • Logo recognition on Festival website
  • Logo recognition on on-site event signage and program materials
  • Customized benefits to be mutually agreed upon

Special Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Astronaut $3000 – Help us bring an astronaut to the festival and give kids an opportunity to hang out and learn from the real deal!  If you or your company is interested in this special sponsorship opportunity we can offer all of the Darwin level benefits plus special billing.
  • Festival Intern $5000 – As our festival attendance reaches record numbers each year, our planning and logistical needs keep growing.  We would like to bring a marketing/business student on board as a paid intern to help manage and innovate the festival.  If you or your company is interested in this special sponsorship opportunity we can offer all of the Curie level benefits, plus naming rights for the internship.

All sponsorships are payable via check or credit card to the Smithsonian Marine Station (Fiscal Agent of the IRL Science Festival). Donations are tax deductible.  Federal Tax Identification Number provided upon request.

Sponsorships must be received by

August 31, 2018 to guarantee all sponsor benefits.