With over 5,000 people in attendance during Up North Pride Week and over 20 official events throughout the year, sponsorships are a great way to support Up North Pride while building a strong LGBTQ+ presence for your brand in Northern Michigan. These sponsorship opportunities ensure visibility of your brand and showcase your alignment with our core values of inclusiveness, acceptance, and diversity.

For more information regarding 2019 sponsorship opportunities, please email Pam Amundsen and Kate Rose at development@upnorthpride.com.


PRESENTING SPONSOR $15,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

  • Placement at the front of the Visibility March

  • Recognition as Presenting Sponsor on all Up North Pride branding, including website, social media, and print materials

  • Logo or acknowledgement on Up North Pride homepage

  • Exclusive Presenting Sponsor spotlight page on website and in email blast

  • Premier signage as Presenting Sponsor throughout Up North Pride Week

  • Minimum of six social media mentions during Pride Month (June)

  • Verbal recognition at every event during Up North Pride week

  • Ten tickets to the Big Gay Brunch with reserved seating area

  • Complimentary beer, wine, and liquor at all Up North Pride events

  • Sponsors will retain right of first refusal to be a Presenting Sponsor at future events

PARTNER SPONSOR $10,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

  • Premium logo and web link on the Up North Pride website

  • Banner with logo on display during the Visibility Celebration

  • Premium placement in the Visibility March

  • Four social media mentions

  • Thank you from event host at all Up North Pride events including our Visibility March

  • Four tickets to Big Gay Brunch

  • Sponsors will retain right of first refusal to be a Partner Sponsor at future events

BEER/LIQUOR/WINE SPONSOR $5,000 (3 AVAILABLE)

  • Exclusive distribution at the Visibility Celebration

  • Logo and web link on the Up North Pride website

  • Banner with logo on display during the Visibility Celebration

  • Two social media mentions

  • Two tickets to Big Gay Brunch

  • Sponsors will retain right of first refusal to be a Beer/Liquor/Wine Sponsor at future events

COMMUNITY SPONSOR $2,500 (6 AVAILABLE)

  • Logo and web link on the Up North Pride website

  • Thank you banner with logo on display during the Visibility Celebration

  • Two social media mentions

  • Two tickets to Big Gay Brunch

  • Sponsors will retain right of first refusal to be a Community Sponsor at future events

SUPPORTING BUSINESS SPONSOR $1,000

  • Logo and web link on the Up North Pride website

  • Thank you banner with logo on display during the Visibility Celebration

  • Four social media mentions

  • Four tickets to Big Gay Brunch

  • Sponsors will retain right of first refusal to sponsor future events

LOCAL CHAMPION SPONSOR $500

  • Logo and web link on the Up North Pride website

  • Two social media mentions

  • Inclusion on our “Support Our Pride Friendly Businesses” banner on display during all Up North Pride events

  • Pride flag to be displayed at your business

SMALL BUSINESS SPONSOR $250

  • Logo and web link on the Up North Pride website

  • Inclusion on our “Support Our Pride Friendly Businesses” banner on display during all Up North Pride events

  • Pride flag to be displayed at your business

EVENT SPONSOR $1,500 - $2,500

  • Prominently listed in sponsored Facebook event and event posting on our website

  • Banner with logo displayed at event

  • Two social media mentions

  • Logo and web link on the Up North Pride website

HOST VENUE 25% OFF PROFIT-SHARING

  • Co-hosting Facebook event

  • Listed as host venue event posting on our website

  • Two social media mentions

  • Thank you from event host during your sponsored event

  • Logo and web link on Up North Pride website

NONPROFIT PARTNERSHIP/VOLUNTEER FOR EVENTS

  • Co-hosting Facebook event

  • Listed on event posting on our website

  • Two social media mentions

  • Thank you from event host during your sponsored event

IN-KIND DONATIONS

In-kind gifts are contributions of goods or services (other than cash grants) which will be acknowledged and represented relative to their monetary value at the discretion of Up North Pride. Examples of in-kind gifts include; software, furniture, meeting space, mail services, legal, tax, business advice or administrative support.

Questions about 2019 sponsorship opportunities? Please email Pam Amundsen and Kate Rose at development@upnorthpride.com.