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Get in on the action! Sponsor the DC JazzFest and year-round jazz education

Since 2005, the DC Jazz Festival, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has provided enriching and entertaining jazz performances and educational programs in celebration of all things jazz. The festival presents a selection of the jazz genre’s most acclaimed as well as emerging artists and presents some of the finest musicians from the DMV. Throughout the year, the DC Jazz Festival nourishes the community with free educational programs that extend our reach into underserved communities and enhance the quality of life for DC students, teachers, and their families.

The DC Jazz Festival offers sponsors a variety of ways to engage our audiences. All packages are customizable to create an individualized package that meets your goals. We currently seek 2017 and multi-year sponsors to support:

  • DC JazzFest and DC JazzFest at The Yards
  • Fishman Artist Embassy Series
  • DCJazzPrix
  • DCJF Education Program

Click here for more information regarding the benefits you'll receive for your gift!

 

Levels of Sponsorship by Program

DC JazzFest Sponsorship

Our annual June Festival with 125+ performances in 60 venues citywide, including DC JazzFest at The Yards, 3-day outdoor experience on the Capitol Riverfront next to Nationals Ballpark.

Presenting Sponsor - $150,000

  • Stage Signage (Top Banner/Scrims/LED) & Main Stage Co-Branding (as mutually agreed upon)
  • Video Messaging between Performances
  • PR -  Messaging from Stage incl. Intro One Artist
  • Name on Event Ticket
  • Yards Activation/Onsite Marketing (as mutually agreed upon)
  • Coordination of Company Volunteer Day
  • PA Recognition at All Festival Events
  • Dedicated Social Media Posts (10)
  • 150 Event Tickets during June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 VIP Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Inclusion in All Releases & in 3 Newsletters to 25,000+
  • Logo - DCJF Brochure, Website & Sponsor Page
  • Inclusion in Print Advertising & Select Promos

Platinum Sponsor - $75,000

  • Site Signage & Concert Co-Branding (as mutually agreed upon)
  • PR -  Welcome Message from Stage
  • Yards Activation / Onsite Marketing (as mutually agreed upon)
  •  PA Recognition at All Festival Events
  •  Dedicated Social Media Posts (8)
  • 75 Event Tickets during June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 VIP Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Inclusion in All Releases & in 3 Newsletters to 25,000+
  • Logo on DCJF Website & Sponsor Page as Platinum
  • Inclusion in Digital/Print Advertising & Select Promos

Gold Sponsor - $50,000

  • Yards Activation/Onsite Marketing (as mutually agreed upon)
  • PA Recognition at All Festival Events/One
  • Dedicated Social Media Posts (6)
  • 50 Event Tickets during June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 VIP Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Inclusion in Select Releases & in 2 Newsletters to 25,000+
  • Logo - DCJF Brochure, Website & Sponsor Page as Gold
  • Inclusion in Digita/Print Advertising & Select Promos

Silver Sponsor - $25,000

  •  Yards Activation/Onsite Marketing (as mutually agreed upon)
  •  Dedicated Social Media Posts (4)
  • 25 Event Tickets during June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 VIP Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  •  Inclusion in Select Releases & in 1 Newsletters to 25,000+
  • Logo – DCJF Brochure, Website & Sponsor Page as Silver
  • Inclusion in Digital/Select Print Advertising & Promos

Bronze Sponsor - $10,000

  • 10X10 Activation/Onsite Marketing
  • 10 Event Tickets during June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 VIP Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Logo - DCJF Brochure, Website & Sponsor Page as Bronze
  • Inclusion in Select Print Advertising & Promos

Fishman Artist Embassy Series Sponsorship

Celebrating the “International Language of Jazz” throughout the year.

Jazz Diplomat - $50,000

  • Series Co-Branding as “Presented by…”
  • Onsite Marketing (as mutually agreed upon and per Embassy protocol)
  • Opening Remarks at All Series Events
  • PA Recognition at Additional Select Festival Events
  • 12 Concert Tickets to All Fishman Events
  • 50 Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • Logo in 3 Newsletters to 25,000+ Subscribers
  • Underwriting Mention in Series Press Release
  • Underwriting Mention on DCJF Website Series & Sponsor Pages
  • Logo Inclusion in Print Advertising & Select Promos

Jazz Emissary - $25,000

  • Onsite Marketing (as mutually agreed upon and per Embassy protocol)
  • PA Recognition at All Series Events
  • 8 Concert Tickets to All Fishman Events
  • 25 Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • Underwriting Mention in 2 Newsletters to 25,000+ Subscribers
  • Underwriting Mention in Series Press Release
  • Logo on DCJF Website Series & Sponsor Pages
  • Logo Inclusion in Select Print Advertising & Promos

Jazz Ally - $10,000

  • PA Recognition at All Series Events
  • 4 Concert Tickets to All Fishman Events
  • 10 Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • Logo on DCJF Website Series & Sponsor Pages
  • Inclusion in Select Print Advertising & Promos

DCJAZZPRIX Sponsorship

The DCJF national competition recognizes top rising young jazz bands from across the U.S.

Marquee Sponsor - $50,000

  • DCJazzPrix Co-Branding as “Presented By”
  • Stage Signage & Onsite Marketing (as mutually agreed upon)
  • Walk-on Welcome Message from Stage
  • PA Recognition at Additional Select Festival Events
  • 12 Tickets to DCJazzPrix
  • 40 Event Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Underwriting Mention in 2 Newsletters to 25,000+ Subscribers
  • Underwriting Mention in All DCJazzPrix Press Releases
  • Logo on DCJF Brochure, Website DCJazzPrix & Sponsor Pages
  • Inclusion in Select Digital/Print Advertising & Promo Materials

Supporting Sponsor - $25,000

  • Onsite Event Marketing (as mutually agreed upon, location TBA)
  • PA Recognition at Competition
  • 8 Tickets to DCJazzPrix
  • 20 Event Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Underwriting Mention in 1 Newsletter to 25,000+ Subscribers
  • Underwriting Mention in All DCJazzPrix Press Releases
  • Logo on DCJF Brochure, Website DCJazzPrix & Sponsor Pages
  • Inclusion in Select Digital/Print Advertising & Promo Materials

Opening Act Sponsor - $10,000

  • PA Recognition at DCJazzPrix
  • 4 Tickets to DCJazzPrix
  • 10 Event Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Inclusion in All DCJazzPrix Press Releases
  • Logo on DCJF Brochure, Website DCJazzPrix & Sponsor Pages
  • Inclusion in Select Advertising & Promo Materials

Education Sponsorship

The DCJF Education Program encourages young people to get "jazzed" about learning; offering free concerts, workshops, and master classes serving 5,000+ students, teachers and their families each year. Programs held in partnership with The Phillips Collection, Sitar Arts Center, Children’s National, THEARC, Covenant House, Bishop Walker School for Boys, NYU, UDC, & more.

Summa Cum Laude Sponsor - $50,000

  • Education Program Co-Branding as “Presented By”
  • Onsite Ed-Partner Marketing at Select Event (as mutually agreed upon)
  • PA Recognition at All Education Event
  • 50 Event Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Underwriting Mention in 2 Newsletters to 25,000+ Subscribers
  • Underwriting Mention in All Education Press Releases
  • Logo on DCJF Brochure, Website Education & Sponsor Pages
  • Inclusion in Digital/Print Advertising & Select Promos

Magna Cum Laude Sponsor - $25,000

  • Onsite Ed-Partner Marketing at Select Event (as mutually agreed upon)
  • PA Recognition at All Education Events
  • 25 Event Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Underwriting Mention in 1 Newsletter to 25,000+ Subscribers
  • Underwriting Mention in All Education Press Releases
  • Logo on DCJF Brochure, Website Education & Sponsor Pages
  • Inclusion in Print Advertising & Select Promos

Cum Laude Sponsor - $10,000

  • PA Recognition at All Education Events
  • 10 Event Tickets during the June Festival/Opening Events
  • 4 Tickets to All Fishman Embassy Series Events
  • Underwriting Mention in All Education Press Releases
  • Logo on DCJF Brochure, Website Education & Sponsor Pages
  • Inclusion in Select Print Advertising & Promos
The DC Jazz Festival®, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Tax ID # 20-1799842. © 2016
 
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