CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP REQUEST FOR THE BUFFALO GATEWAY CHORUS
WHAT IS THE BUFFALO GATEWAY CHORUS?
Chartered in 1984, the Buffalo Gateway Chorus is an award-winning Western New York-based nonprofit organization of nearly 100 women singers. We are committed to advancing this musical art form of four-part a cappella barbershop harmony through education, competition and performance. We are proud members of Sweet Adelines International, the largest singing organization for women currently with a membership of 25,000. Buffalo Gateway is currently ranked in the top ten of 600 choruses.
WHY DO WE NEED YOUR HELP?
We respectfully request your consideration to sponsor the Buffalo Gateway Chorus as we proudly represent Western New York for Sweet Adelines International Competition held in Baltimore in the fall of 2014. We recently earned a blue ribbon in the Region 16 Competition allowing us this fourth trip to the International stage. Expenses include performance costumes, airfare, hotel accommodations, music arranging, music education, choreography and coaching fees.
HOW WILL CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP BENEFIT YOUR ORGANIZATION?
- Your organization will be given prominently featured ad space in our annual yearbook which is distributed to1,000 businesses locally.
- You will be highly recognized on our website and on our Facebook page.
- A chorus ensemble will perform at one of your corporate sponsored events.
- You will receive complimentary tickets to our annual fall show.
- Chorus members will gladly market your organization’s goods and services.
Our audiences include business professionals, retirees, busy moms and dads and school children of all ages. A growing number of area high school and college a cappella groups also add to our large fan base. Your sponsorship will show this audience that your organization supports the arts via a world-class, internationally recognized Buffalo-based female singing group.
WHAT ARE THE TAX DEDUCTIBLE SPONSORSHIP LEVELS?
Tenor Level: $5,000 or higher
Lead Level: $3,000 to $4,999
Baritone Level: $1,000 to $2,999
Bass Level: $500 to $999
HOW CAN MY ORGANIZATION BECOME A CORPORATE SPONSOR?
Please feel free to contact Barbara Gruppo, Buffalo Gateway Chorus Sponosrship Coordinator by E-mail or 716-572-2858 if you should have further questions. Thank you for your time and we appreciate your consideration.
What an amazing opportunity you have to give back to your community by sponsoring some of the best vocal music in the region! Just by giving a small donation to our charitable (501(c)) fund, you'll get our undying gratitude plus:
- Recognition on our web site and in our show program.
- Reserved seats at our annual show.
- Your community will thank you for helping to support the culture that makes our city great.