Become a Sponsor

Audiences of over 250,000 people know what a joy it is to come to our event and experience Folk Life and traditional arts, which are an important part of our living cultural heritage! Be a part of our growing group of sponsors by choosing the best package for your organization!

There is a partnership opportunity just right for you:

Main Stage Sponsor (1 Sold – 1 Available) – $15,000

    • Name recognition and company logo at designated stage (Dutton, JFK Plaza, Boarding House Park)
    • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
    • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
    • Inclusion as “Official Sponsor” on pre-LFF advertising signage and marketing materials
    • Authorization to use official LFF Logo
    • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support at each stage at all performances
    • Opportunity to provide product/company marketing at your high visibility LFF booth space including; large tent (up to 20 x 20), tables, chairs
    • Premier public relations exposure including LFF radio spots, print ads and articles
    • Opportunity to be an On-Stage Presenter during LFF
    • Advertising insert in Lowell Sun’s pre-LFF Guide distributed to 25,000 print subscribers
    • 20 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Market Street Stage Sponsor (1 Available) -$10,000

    • Name recognition and company logo at designated stage
    • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
    • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
    • Inclusion as “Official Sponsor” on pre-LFF advertising signage and marketing materials
    • Authorization to use official LFF Logo
    • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support at each stage at all performances
    • Opportunity to provide product/company marketing at your high visibility LFF booth space including; large tent (up to 20 x 20), tables, chairs
    • Premier public relations exposure including LFF radio spots, print ads and articles
    • Opportunity to be an On-Stage Presenter during LFF
    • Advertising insert in Lowell Sun’s pre-LFF Guide distributed to 25,000 print subscribers
    • 15 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Vendor/Booth Sponsor – $7,500

    • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
    • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
    • Company name prominently displayed on banner within LFF grounds
    • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support at each stage at all performances
    • Opportunity to provide product/company marketing at your high visibility LFF booth space including; large tent (up to 20 x 10) , tables, chairs
    • 10 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Festival Staff T-Shirt Sponsor  – $7,500

    • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
    • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
    • Sponsor acknowledgement on LFF official Staff and Food Vendor T-shirts
    • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
    • 8 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Family Fun Area Sponsor – $5,000

    • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
    • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
    • Name & Logo on large signage boards at designated area
    • Opportunity to provide product/company marketing at your high visibility LFF booth space including; large tent (up to 20 x 10), tables, chairs (SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)
    • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
    • 6 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Recycle Pavilion Sponsor  – $5,000

    • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
    • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
    • Name & Logo on large signage boards at designated area
    • Name prominently displayed at “Green Street” area of LFF
    • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
    • 6 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Bucket Brigade T-Shirt Sponsor – $4,500

During Festival weekend, “Bucket Brigade Crews” are visible in colorful t-shirts to the thousands of attendees.  They are ready to greet the crowds with strands of beads and friendly smiles to collect donations and fill donation buckets. As a free event, we rely on these folks to help collect the much needed funds that will off-set the cost of producing the LFF.

  • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
  • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on LFF official Bucket Brigade T-shirts
  • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
  • 4 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Recycle T-Shirt Sponsor  – $3,500

The LFF, with a waste diversion rate of 95 percent,  is recognized as a national model for recycling at large scale outdoor events. Show your support of our “green crew” with your logo prominently displayed on our recycle crew t-shirts. LFF attendees are encouraged to be part of this effort, and can stop by the recycle pavilion to volunteer, see the process, and receive a bag of compost from last year’s event, with a tag:  “Put a Little Folk in Your Garden”.

  • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
  • Logo included on Walking Map & Schedule distributed to all LFF attendees
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on LFF official Recycle Sponsor T-shirts
  • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
  • 4 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Information Booth Sponsor  – $3,000

    • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
    • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
    • Name & Logo on large signage boards at designated area
    • Opportunity to provide product/company marketing at your high visibility LFF booth space including; 10 x 10 tent, tables, chairs
    • 4 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Golf Cart Sponsor  – $2,500

LFF utilizes approximately 25 golf carts for transporting goods, entertainers, production crew and staff. They are constantly in use and have extremely high visibility during the event. If you select this opportunity the carts will be your traveling advertisement for the duration of the LFF, marketing your company logo/name to approximately 150,000 people over a three day period.

  • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
  • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on LFF official Golf Cart signage
  • 2 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Recycle Bag Sponsor  – $1,000

LFF attendees can receive a tote bag made out of 100% recycled materials featuring your company name/logo, along with the annual LFF logo. Support our green effort, and sponsor this collector’s item!

  • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
  • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on LFF official Recycle bag distributed at Merchandise Sales areas
  • 2 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Green Street Participant  – $1,000

Be part of the latest LFF initiative to expand the Recycle Education Center. Promote, discuss and demonstrate the latest in sustainable and renewable energy to attendees, and share efforts to reduce the carbon footprint, economize and offer clean energy to power our world, and the steps underway to shape a greener future! Showcase your product and services in a non-traditional setting where people are eager to discuss alternative initiatives. Space and tent will be provided for each Green Street participant.

  • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
  • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
  • Name & Logo on large signage boards at designated area
  • Opportunity to provide product/company marketing at your high visibility LFF booth space including; 10 x 10 tent, 2 tables, 4 chairs
  • 2 Invitations to exclusive LFF Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Business Sponsor  – $500 – $1,500

  • Recognition/logo on LFF website with direct link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)
  • Verbal acknowledgement of LFF support from each stage at all performances
  • 2 Invitations to exclusive Festival Sponsor Kick-Off Party

Accommodations Website Listing – $300

  • Listing of your lodging facility on LFF website with link to your website (750,000+ visits in 2016)  for reservations during the weekend of the event.

Festival Friend $25+

Any donation you would like to make will be accepted with appreciation

For more information of other opportunities, contact:

Tracey Chalifour, Director of Development                                                                                                               (978) 275-1718                                                                                                                           Tracey_Chalifour@partner.nps.gov

 

Craig A. Gates, Executive Director
(978) 275-1764
craig_gates@partner.nps.gov

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