Sponsorship

35th Project STEP Anniversary Celebration
in Partnership with The New England Conservatory

Please contact jodiemcmenamin@projectstep.org to become a sponsor

Sponsorship Levels
All support tax-deductible

Your generosity directly supports the students at Project STEP, a non-profit classical string training organization for children of color from Boston and surrounding communities. We envision a world in which the classical music profession reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of our communities.

$10,000   Prestissimo Sponsor/Lead Sponsor of the Concert
– Name &/or Corporate Logo on front cover and inside cover of the printed program booklet if received by May 1, 2018.
– Full-page ad in the printed program booklet.
– Verbally recognized from the stage and/or option to present on stage.
– Logo on website page for the event.
– Included in press materials and four social media postings before and after the event.
– Name and logo on all e-correspondence prior to the event.
– Corporate signage/banner at event
– VIP seating at event.
– 4 Dedicated Social Media Posts on all platforms
– 10 shoutout videos with students saying “Thank you [sponsor] for helping give the gift of music!” (to be shared & boosted on social media)
– $100 of funds to be used for boosting video and/or posts
– 2 Dedicated graphics (solely featuring your logo and Project STEP logo)
– 12,500 social impressions to arts-focused audience
– Cross-promotion giveaway option. Your product/service/brand combined with our specific audience(s) for a promoted giveaway
– Invitation to VIP pre-concert Reception for 8

$5,000   Presto Sponsor/ Pre-Concert Reception Sponsor
– Name &/or Corporate Logo on the back inside cover of the printed program booklet if received by May 1, 2018.
– Full-page ad in the printed program booklet.
– Included in press materials and three social media before and after the event.
– Logo on website page for the event.
– Name and logo on all e-correspondence for the pre-concert reception prior to the event.
– Corporate signage/banner at event
– VIP seating at event.
– 3 Dedicated Social Media Posts on all platforms
– 1 Photo of students holding sign saying “Thank you [sponsor]!”
– $50 of funds to be used for boosting shoutout post
– 1 Dedicated graphic (solely featuring your logo and Project STEP logo)
– Invitation to VIP pre-concert Reception for 6
– 5,000 social impressions to arts-focused audience  

$1,000   Vivace Sponsor
– Half-page ad in the printed program booklet.
– Included in one e-solicitation and two social media postings prior to the event.
– Name on website page for the event.
– VIP seating at event.
– 2 Dedicated Social Media Posts on all platforms
– $25 of funds to be used for boosting post
– 1000 social impressions to arts-focused audience
– Invitation to VIP pre-concert Reception for 4

$500   Allegro Sponsor
– Quarter- page ad in the printed program booklet.
– Included in one e-solicitation and social media posting prior to the event.
– Name on website page for the event.
– Invitation to VIP pre-concert Reception for 2

Sponsorship Impact

Your support will be directly publicized through HEARD Strategy and Storytelling, the public relations and marketing firm that Project STEP works with daily. This includes both local print and digital marketing/PR.

Public Relations: Event sent to more than 200+ publications outlets in the greater Boston area and 250+ digital calendars throughout New England

Project STEP Typical Facebook impressions
Posts reach between 1,000-4,000 people
250-500 engagements
50-75 Shares
25-50 likes

Project STEP Typical Twitter impressions
Tweets reach up to 10,000 impressions

Expected Concert Attendance: 250-500 (upon to 900) – General Public

Expected VIP Pre-Reception Attendance: 50-75 VIP Project STEP constituents, friends, and donors. Extended invitations to local leaders and government officials.