Sponsorship at Sonnenberg Gardens

The Italian Garden with BelvedereOur mission is to manage, operate, support, raise funds, care for and open to the public the historic house, gardens and grounds of the Thompson estate. It is our goal to enrich the lives of our visitors and community at large through special events and educational programs related to the history, culture, and science related to our park and region. These programs and events are offered to a diverse audience of adults, students and children who may be local residents or visitors to the region. Become an event sponsor and help us give back to the community.
Seasonal Special Event Sponsorship
Each season we offer a number of special events to the public. While these events raise the necessary funds to keep the park open as a public attraction, they also give residents and tourists alike other ways to engage and enjoy the Sonnenberg Estate as well as the cultural offerings our region. Sponsorship donations help to defray the event expenses. Annual events may include: Roses & RosésFather’s Day Car & Motorcycle Show, Moonlight Strolls Concert Series, Arts at the Gardens, Holiday Home Tour/Dickens Christmas, August Teas/Saturday Mother’s Tea, and Mansion Mysteries. (See our current event calendar for more details on these events and other events.)
  • $500 Sponsor: Sponsors 1 event with logo/banner present at event. Logo, link, and info featured on event webpage. A quarter page ad featured in our Arts at the Gardens program. Passes available to select events/programs. Sponsor at this Level.
  • $2000 Sponsor: Sponsors 6 events with logo/banner present at events. Logo, link, and info featured on event webpage. Basic Business Sonnenberg Membership. Sponsorship noted in external paid advertising (as possible). A full page ad featured in our Arts at the Gardens program. Passes available to select events/programs. Sponsor at this Level.
  • $2500+ Sponsor: Sponsors all events with logo/banner present at events. Logo, link, and info featured on event webpage. Basic Business Sonnenberg Membership. Sponsorship noted in external paid advertising (as possible). A full page ad featured in our Arts at the Gardens program. Passes available to select events/programs. Sponsor at this Level.
  • Please call to discuss other giving possibilities.
 
Educational Program Sponsorship
While our educational programs also raise necessary funds, the programs generally have a larger focus on education than entertainment. They may feature history, culture, horticulture, arts, life sciences, and more. There are both annual programs as well as one-time happenings each year. Sponsorship donations help to defray the program expenses. Programs may include: Family Fun Day, Spring Wildflower & Orchid Show, Fall Gardening Symposium, Haunted Garden Stroll, Youth Adventure Camp (for Special Needs individuals), Educational Programs (Unique each year)
  • $150 Sponsor: Sponsors 1 program. Logo, link, and info featured on program webpage. 2 passes available to sponsored program. Sponsor at this Level.
  • $250 Sponsor: Sponsors 2 programs. Logo, link, and info featured on program webpage. 2 passes available to sponsored programs. Sponsor at this Level.
  • $500 Sponsor: Sponsors all programs. Logo, link, and info featured on program webpage. 2 passes available to all programs. Sponsor at this Level
  • Please call to discuss other giving possibilities.
We are a 501(c)3 organization and your sponsorship donations are tax deductible. Call us at 585-394-4922 or email us to arrange your sponsorship today. Download Sponsorship Information Sheet (PDF, 2.3 Mbytes)