Academy of Friends Sponsors

2014 Corporate Sponsors and Supporters

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR

Nordstrom

 

MAJOR SPONSORS

Mercedes-Benz San Francisco
     
SF Design Center Galleria
Smirnoff Vodka Celebrity Cruises  Ketel One Vodka

 

CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS 

 

White Rain Productions  iHeart Media 
Jean Tsang Design Benjamin Fretwell Jack Trux The Bubble Lounge
Sparky's Balloons Metrovation Gump's  

Radio Sponsors

     
 
Gala Food Sponsors
All Seasons Catering
All Seasons Catering
Twenty Five Lusk

25 Lusk
Casa Sanchez
Casa Sanchez
Creperie St. Germaine
Creperie St. Germaine
Goat Hill Pizza
Goat Hill Pizza
Hayes & Kebab
Hayes & Kebab
Luke's Local

Luke's Local
Pause Wine Bar

Pause & Yield Wine Bars
Rosa Mexicano

Rosa Mexicano
Salthouse
Salthouse
Sukhi's Gourmet Indian

Sukhi's Gourmet Indian
Venga Paella
Venga Paella
The Fizzary
The Fizzary
Three Twins Ice Cream

Three Twins Ice Cream
Doll's Kitchen
Doll's Kitchen
Hot Cookie

Hot Cookie
KIND Healthy Snacks

KIND Healthy Snacks
Semifreddi's Bakery

Semifreddi's Bakery
Gala Beverage Sponsors
Adella Wine Barefoot Cellars Blue Moon Brewing Company
Classic Wines of California Clos du Val Winery Crossbarn by Paul Hobbs Winery
Hagafen Cellars Peroni Nastro Assurro Pilsner Urquell
Premium Port Wines Cumaica Coffee DBI Beverage San Francisco
Diageo Voss Water
 
 
plus ... 

CBS 5 TV (KPIX)
Gloss
JCDecaux

KRON
MSN
Reuters
Real

SF Weekly
TheAlist.org
Wall Street Journal

The Academy of Friends is funded in part by a grant from The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF). Creating in 1992 as a private independent foundation, TCWF's mission is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention.

 

SPONSOR BENEFITS
Academy of Friends is honored that so many generous companies have joined us in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the Bay Area. Our corporate sponsors, like our beneficiaries, cover a broad spectrum of our community, but all share the same community-minded spirit and dedication in fighting to end this pandemic. We hope you'll consider joining us!

For more information or to become a corporate sponsor please contact Howard Edelman, Board Chair or Alice Espindola, Corporate Chair at 415.995.9890 or click the link below.

Corporate Sponsorship

 

(Contribution levels are determined through a combination of cash and in-kind donations. In-kind donations are generally valued at 50% of retail.)

 

Producing Sponsor:  $100,000

 

  • Producing Level Acknowledgement
    • “Academy of Friends and <Producing Sponsor Name> present … ” on all Gala Promotions, program materials, billboards and advertisements
  • Logo Exposure
    • Color logo on AOF home page
    • Color logo and link to sponsor website from AOF Sponsor web page
    • Logo on all Gala ads
    • Oversized logo on 4500 Gala invitations
    • Logo on 1500 Gala tickets
    • Logo on monthly emailed notifications and updates and mailings throughout the season –Oversized logo on outdoor campaign
    • Logo and acknowledgement at underwriting events – October Launch Party, October Castro Street Fair, December Holiday Reception, April Beneficiary Check Presentation
    • Oversized logo in Gala programs
  • Marketing
    • Two Full page color ads in Gala program
    • Specific mention in all press releases
    • Corporate Profile in Gala program and on Academy of Friends Website
    • Opportunity to present beneficiary check at special ceremony in April
    • Opportunity for brand activation and engagement throughout the AOF year including on site at the Gala
    • Opportunity to provide branded merchandise for VIP gift box/bag
  • Gala Presence & Activation
    • Opportunity to show two :30 corporate commercial during the Awards Broadcast
    • Recognition in audio & video segments throughout the Awards telecast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala corporate sponsor billboards during the broadcast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala corporate recognition boards
  • Misc.
    • 24 VIP Gala tickets
    • 4 VIP Parking Passes

 

 

Presenting Sponsor/Core Media Sponsor: $50,000

  • Logo Exposure
    • Color logo on AOF home page
    • Color logo and link to sponsor website from AOF Sponsor web page
    • Logo on all Gala ads
    • Oversized logo on 2500 Gala invitations
    • Logo on 1000 Gala tickets
    • Logo on monthly emailed notifications and updates and mailings throughout the season –Oversized logo on outdoor campaign
    • Logo and acknowledgement at underwriting events – October Launch Party, October Castro Street Fair, December Holiday Reception, April Beneficiary Check Presentation
    • Oversized logo in Gala programs
  • Marketing
    • Full page color ad in Gala program
    • Specific mention in select press releases – (Major Sponsors and higher)
    • Corporate Profile in Gala program
    • Opportunity to present beneficiary check at special ceremony in April
    • Opportunity for brand activation and engagement throughout the AOF year including on site at the Gala
    • Opportunity to provide branded merchandise for VIP gift box/bag
  • Gala Presence & Activation
    • Opportunity to show one :30 corporate commercial during the Awards Broadcast
    • Recognition in audio & video segments throughout the Awards telecast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala corporate sponsor billboards during the broadcast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala corporate recognition boards
  • Misc.
    • 12 VIP Gala tickets
    • 2 VIP Parking Passes

 

Major Sponsor/Major Media Sponsor: $25,000

  • Logo Exposure
    • Color logo on AOF home page
    • Color logo and link to sponsor website from AOF Sponsor web page
    • Logo on all Gala ads
    • Logo on Gala invitation
    • Logo on selected marketing materials and mailings throughout the season
    • Logo on outdoor campaign
    • Logo and acknowledgement at underwriting events
    • Logo in Gala program

        Marketing

    • Half page ad in Gala program
    • Specific mention in select press releases
    • Opportunity to present sponsorship check to AOF at an underwriting event
    • Opportunity to present beneficiary check at special ceremony
    • Opportunity for brand activation and engagement throughout the AOF year including on site at the Gala
    • Opportunity to provide branded merchandise for VIP gift box/bag
  • Gala Presence & Activation
    • Recognition in audio & video segments throughout the Awards telecast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala corporate sponsor billboards during the broadcast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala corporate recognition boards
  • Misc.
    • 8 VIP Gala tickets
    • 1 VIP Parking Passes

 

Supporting Sponsor/Key Media Sponsor: $10,000

  • Logo Exposure
    • Color logo on AOF home page
    • Color logo and link to sponsor website from AOF Sponsor web page
    • Logo on select Gala ads
    • Logo on Gala invitation
    • Logo and acknowledgement at underwriting events
    • Logo in Gala program
  • Marketing
    • page ad in Gala program
    • Opportunity to present beneficiary check at special ceremony
    • Opportunity for brand activation and engagement throughout the AOF year including on site at the Gala
    • Opportunity to provide branded merchandise for VIP gift box/bag
  • Gala Presence & Activation
    • Recognition in audio & video segments throughout the Awards telecast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala visa corporate sponsor billboards during the broadcast
    • Logo exposure at the Gala via corporate recognition boards
  • Misc.
    • 6 VIP Gala tickets
    • 1 VIP Parking Pass

 

 

Contributing Sponsor/Contributing Media Sponsor: $5,000

  • Brand Exposure
    • Listing and link to sponsor website from AOF Sponsor web page
    • Listing on Gala invitation
    • Listing in on-line Gala program
    • Listing at the Gala on corporate recognition boards
  • Gala Presence & Activation
    • Recognition in audio & video segments throughout the Awards telecast
  • Misc.
    • 2 VIP or 4 General Gala tickets