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Toast to our Towns Gala

Each year nearly 700 hundred donors, partners and friends gather together for what has come to be known as the Toast to Our Towns Gala. The annual toast is a regional opportunity to celebrate giving throughout the Heartland. Funds raised from the event support the operations of Truman Heartland Community Foundation.

Event Registration/Sponsor Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor (Limit to 1 Sponsor) - $15,000 (Opportunity Filled)

  • Opportunity to present a 3-5 minute commercial during the gala (using media of choice) in front of 700 guests
  • Full page ad prominently featured in gala print program
  • Name/Logo as Presenting Sponsor on gala save-the-date postcards and invitations sent to 2000+ regional residents
  • Logo included on gala webpage banner on Community Foundation’s website
  • Logo featured as presenting sponsor on PowerPoint loop throughout the gala
  • Name/logo included as presenting sponsor in all emails, press releases and other media
  • Logo included on full page ad run in local newspaper the week following the event
  • Private networking opportunity for SIX guests at Citizens Reception with top sponsors, area mayors, honorees and board members (August 2017)
  • Two tables to accommodate 20 guests at gala dinner
  • Complimentary hotel suite at hotel the night of the gala
  • Priority table placement at gala dinner
  • Valet parking
  • Networking Opportunity with 700+ sponsors, area mayors, board members and honorees at gala
  • Tax advantages - $13,400 is tax deductible!

Cocktail Reception Host (Limit to 1 Sponsor) – $10,000 (Opportunity Filled)

  • Name/Logo featured as Cocktail Reception Host on event signage during cocktail reception
  • Name/Logo, featured in Gala print program as the Cocktail Reception Host
  • Verbal recognition from stage during gala program
  • Name/Logo featured on Community Foundation’s website as the Cocktail Reception Host
  • Name/Logo as Cocktail Reception Host on gala save-the-date postcards and invitations sent to 2000+ contacts
  • Name/logo included as Cocktail Reception Host in all emails, press releases and other media
  • Logo included as Cocktail Reception Host in full page ads run in local newspaper the week following the event
  • Complimentary guest room at hotel the night of the gala
Plus the Benefactor Level Benefits of:
  • ¼ page ad prominently featured in gala print program
  • Private networking opportunity for FOUR guests at Citizens Reception with top sponsors, area mayors, honorees and board members (August 2017)
  • One table to accommodate 10 guests at gala dinner
  • Select table placement at gala dinner
  • Valet Parking
  • Networking Opportunity with 700+ sponsors, area mayors, board members and honorees at gala
  • Tax advantages - $9,200 is tax deductible!

Post-Gala Celebration Sponsor (Limit to 1 Sponsor) - $10,000 (Opportunity Filled)

  • Name/Logo, featured in Gala print program as the Post-Gala Celebration Host
  • Name/Logo featured on Community Foundation’s website as the Post-Gala Celebration Host
  • Name/Logo featured as Post-Gala Celebration Host on event signage during cocktail reception
  • Name/Logo as Post-Gala Celebration Host on gala save-the-date postcards and invitations sent to 2000+ regional residents
  • Verbal recognition from stage during gala program
  • Name/logo included as Post-Gala Celebration Host in all emails, press releases and other media
  • Logo included as Post-Gala Celebration Host in full page ads run in local newspaper the week following the event
  • Complimentary guest room at hotel the night of the gala
Plus the Benefactor Level Benefits of:
  • ¼ page ad prominently featured in gala print program
  • Private networking opportunity for FOUR guests at Citizens Reception with top sponsors, area mayors, honorees and board members (August 2017)
  • One table to accommodate 10 guests at gala dinner
  • Select table placement at gala dinner
  • Valet Parking
  • Networking Opportunity with 700+ sponsors, area mayors, board members and honorees at gala
  • Tax advantages - $9,200 is tax deductible!

Citizens Reception Sponsorship (Limit to 1) - $7,500 (Opportunity Filled)

Citizens Reception (August 2017)
  • Opportunity to present a 3-5 minute verbal commercial at the Citizens Reception with 100+ attendees top sponsors, area mayors, honorees and board members
  • Name/Logo featured with photos of the Citizen Reception at the Citizen Reception Sponsor on the PowerPoint presentation at Toast to Our Towns Gala with a projected 700+ attendees
  • Name included as Citizens Reception sponsor in all emails, press releases and other media
  • Name/Logo, featured in Gala print program as the Citizens Reception Sponsor
  • Verbal recognition from stage during gala program
  • Name/Logo featured on Community Foundation’s website as the Citizen Reception Sponsor
  • Logo featured on invitations to Citizens Reception sent to 200+ VIP guests
  • Logo included in full page ad run in local newspaper the week following the event
  • Complimentary guest room at hotel the night of the gala
Plus the Benefactor Level Benefits of:
  • ¼ page ad prominently featured in gala print program
  • Private networking opportunity for FOUR guests at Citizens Reception with top sponsors, area mayors, honorees and board members (August 2017)
  • One table to accommodate 10 guests at gala dinner
  • Select table placement at gala dinner
  • Valet Parking
  • Networking Opportunity with 700+ sponsors, area mayors, board members and honorees at gala
  • Tax advantages - $6,700 is tax deductible!

Benefactor - $5,000

  • ¼ page ad prominently featured in gala print program
  • Logo featured as benefactor sponsor on PowerPoint loop throughout the gala
  • Name included as benefactor sponsor in all emails, press releases and other media
  • Name included on full page ad run in local newspaper the week following the event
  • Name/Logo featured on Community Foundation’s website
  • Private networking opportunity for FOUR guests at reception with top sponsors, area mayors, honorees and board members (August 2017)
  • One table to accommodate 10 guests at gala dinner
  • Select table placement at gala dinner
  • Valet Parking
  • Networking Opportunity with 700+ sponsors, area mayors, board members and honorees at gala
  • Tax advantages - $4,200 is tax deductible!

Patron - $3,000

  • Logo featured in gala program
  • Logo featured as patron sponsor on PowerPoint loop throughout the gala
  • Name featured on the Community Foundation’s website
  • Name included on full page ad run in local newspaper the week following the event
  • Private networking opportunity for TWO guests at reception with top sponsors, area mayors, honorees and board members (August 2017)
  • Networking Opportunity with 700+ sponsors, area mayors, board members and honorees at gala
  • One table for 10 guests at gala dinner
  • Valet Parking
  • Tax advantages - $2,200 is tax deductible!

Sponsor - $2,000

  • One table for 10 guests at gala dinner
  • Name listed in gala program
  • Name featured as a sponsor on the PowerPoint loop throughout the gala
  • Name included on full page ad run in local newspaper the week following the event
  • Networking Opportunity with 700+ sponsors, area mayors, board members and honorees at gala
  • Tax advantage - $1,200 is tax deductible!

Friends of the Foundation - $500

  • 2 tickets for the event

Individual Ticket - $150

  • Single ticket to the event

Other Donation

If you are unable to attend, you can still make a tax-deductible donation with the form below.

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