• Support & Sponsorship

    Support & Sponsorship

Sponsorships Options

When you support the Stage’s efforts as a sponsor, you’re not only helping the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation to achieve its mission, but you can also receive great benefits that enhance your Freeman Stage experience. Sponsor benefits may include early ticket access before the general public, invitations to special events throughout the season, reserved seating and more. Learn more about becoming a Freeman Stage Sponsor today! All levels of Business or Individual Sponsorships are 100% tax deductible in the year that payment is received.

INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIPS

Perfect for you and your family to enjoy the arts, create everlasting memories, and support a great cause. Enjoy this Stage in your life! Membership has its benefits…and it has its impacts. Becoming a Freeman Stage Sponsor is much more than just having the best seats in the house or access to the most exclusive performances on the Delmarva Peninsula…it’s about the impact you have on our community. When you come to a performance at The Freeman Stage…take a look around. Your support helps us bring a group of our youngest listeners to The Freeman Stage so that they can hear a live orchestra for the first time. Your support helps us bring the Arts into classrooms and community halls. Your support helps us bring exceptional arts experiences to our Stage…and your community.

Freeman Stage Sponsorships are only available to single parties or a business. Multiple parties will not be permitted to share a sponsorship and split benefits, recognition, and tax deductibility. Thank you for your understanding.

Member - $500

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event

Patron - $1,000

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 2 reserved seats for general admission performances
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Invitation for 2 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access for 2 with credentials

Supporting Actor - $1,500

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 4 reserved seats for general admission performances
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Invitation for 4 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access for 4 with credentials

Lead Actor - $2,500

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 6 reserved seats for general admission performances
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Invitation for 6 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access for 6 with credentials
  • ½ page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book
  • * Excludes events with fixed seating; Ticket purchase is required for all paid events.
  • ** Early ticket purchase access timing based upon level of sponsorship

All levels of sponsorships are 100% tax deductible in the year that payment is received. All sponsorship levels are valid thru December 31, 2017.

BUSINESS SPONSORSHIPS

A great opportunity to build your business, entertain your clients, support your community, and get exposure at one of the premiere arts destinations in the Mid-Atlantic! Partnering with The Freeman Stage at Bayside will drive positive results for your business while reminding your current and future customers that you care about the community and the arts. It will strengthen your connection to the Stage’s affluent, culturally-minded, and educated audiences and increase your visibility in the Mid Atlantic region, where 98% of our ticket purchasers reside. As a driving force for regional tourism, The Freeman Stage hosts more than 50,000 visitor experiences through over 50 performances, talks, and events. These visitors fill restaurants and lodging establishments, frequent area attractions, shop locally, and are supporters of the arts. Not only does supporting The Freeman Stage help your business, your support helps our communities.

Businesses understand that arts education…builds a school climate of high expectation, discipline, and academic rigor that attracts businesses relocating to your community strengthens student problem-solving and critical thinking skills, adding to overall academic achievement and school success can help troubled youth, providing an alternative to destructive behavior and another way for students to approach learning.

Freeman Stage Sponsorships are only available to single parties or a business. Multiple parties will not be permitted to share a sponsorship and split benefits, recognition, and tax deductibility. Thank you for your understanding.

Associate Director - $2,000

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public**
  • Invitation for 2 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access with 2 credentials
  • ½ page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book

Director - $2,750

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 2 reserved seats for general admission performances*
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public**
  • Invitation for 2 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access with 2 credentials
  • Full page page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book

Associate Producer - $5,000

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 4 reserved seats for general admission performances*
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public**
  • Invitation for 4 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access with 4 credentials
  • Full page page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book
  • Corporate listing on The Freeman Stage website

Producer - $7,500

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 6 reserved seats for general admission performances*
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public**
  • Invitation for 6 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access with 6 credentials
  • Full page page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book
  • Corporate listing on The Freeman Stage website
  • Banner recognition at The Freeman Stage
  • Sponsorship of 1 designated season performance***

Executive Producer - $10,000

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 8 reserved seats for general admission performances*
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public**
  • Invitation for 8 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access with 8 credentials
  • Full page page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book
  • Corporate listing on The Freeman Stage website
  • Banner recognition at The Freeman Stage
  • Sponsorship of 1 designated season performance***
  • Corporate logo included in Annual Report
  • Corporate logo included in printed season calendar
  • Opportunity to feature your business with tent/booth on site****

Star Patron - $15,000

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 8 reserved seats for general admission performances*
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public**
  • Invitation for 8 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access with 8 credentials
  • Full page page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book
  • Corporate listing on The Freeman Stage website
  • Banner recognition at The Freeman Stage
  • Sponsorship of 1 designated season performance***
  • Corporate logo included in Annual Report
  • Corporate logo included in printed season calendar
  • Opportunity to feature your business with tent/booth on site****
  • Concierge ticket service
  • Sponsorship recognition in all print materials
  • Website feature on business with season announcement
  • Access to VIP Deck for special corporate event****

Season Sponsor $25,000

  • Freeman Stage Program recognition
  • Invitation to Season Announcement Event
  • 10 reserved seats for general admission performances*
  • VIP early access to purchase tickets before the general public**
  • Invitation for 10 to sponsor events
  • Exclusive VIP deck access with 10 credentials
  • Full page page acknowledgment in Freeman Stage Program Book
  • Corporate listing on The Freeman Stage website
  • Banner recognition at The Freeman Stage
  • Sponsorship of 1 designated season performance***
  • Corporate logo included in Annual Report
  • Corporate logo included in printed season calendar
  • Opportunity to feature your business with tent/booth on site****
  • Concierge ticket service
  • Sponsorship recognition in all print materials
  • Website feature on business with season announcement
  • Access to VIP Deck for special corporate event****
  • Recognition at season opener, finale, and all National Recording Artist performances
  • Recognition at Season Announcement
  • * Excludes events with fixed seating; Ticket purchase is required for all paid events.
  • ** Early ticket purchase access timing based upon level of sponsorship
  • *** Excludes National Recording Artists. Includes on-stage recognition at performance, inclusion in print materials for performance, and business link on performance web page.
  • **** Based upon mutually agreeable date.

All levels of sponsorships are 100% tax deductible in the year that payment is received. All sponsorship levels are valid thru December 31, 2017.

Sign up for your Freeman Stage Sponsorship

Sponsorships must be received by 5 p.m. on March 24 for early ticket access benefits for Patron Level and above

Sponsorship Interest

For those who have interest in becoming a Freeman Stage Sponsor, please reach out to Leah M. Reynolds, Development Director, at leah@freemanfoundation.org or 302-241-0454.

The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, donations to which may be tax deductible. A copy of our current financial statement is available upon request by contacting the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation at 31556 Winterberry Parkway, Selbyville, DE 19975 or 302-436-3015. For information related to state fundraising and solicitation requirements, please click here.