Sponsorships & Donations

Sponsoring a team, event, or park at the Sugar Grove Park District offers an affordable and effective way to reach residents while also supporting our community and helping to improve the quality of events and programs offered by the District. Support from local businesses helps the District offer activities and events that provide our residents the opportunity to spend time together, have fun, meet new friends and build community.  Sponsor funds can help offset event costs, making it possible for the District to increase event and activity offerings.

Why Sponsor?

  • To identify with a particular target market or lifestyle (e.g.. seniors, families, runners, dog owners)
  • To increase brand awareness
  • To create and reinforce consumer perceptions of your company
  • To create experiences and evoke positive feelings with customers
  • To express commitment to our community
  • To promote your products and services

Current Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Athletic Teams
  • Baseball or Softball

$500 platinum sponsorship – Your company will receive:

  • Exposure to an excess of 3,000 visitors to the Sugar Grove Sports Complex. The Complex is a hub for softball and baseball action from April through October.  During the summer and fall, baseball and softball players take the field and play for family, friends and other spectators from the community and surrounding areas.  In addition, the Complex is host to a number of youth softball or baseball tournaments that draw travel programs from throughout the region.
  • A custom-printed 8’ x 3’ banner with your company’s artwork
  • Banner production costs paid for by the Sugar Grove Park District
  • Banner on display from May – October.
  • Company name featured on one team’s player jerseys providing exposure to Sugar Grove and surrounding communities where the team plays league games.
  • Company name listed in our seasonal brochure
  • Company name listed on our website sponsor page with a link to your website.

$300 gold sponsorship – Your company will receive:

  • Company name featured on one team’s player jerseys providing exposure to Sugar Grove and surrounding communities where the team plays league games.
  • Company name listed in our seasonal brochure
  • Company name listed on our website sponsor page with a link to your website.

$150 silver sponsorship – Your company will receive:

  • Company name featured on a t-ball team’s player jerseys providing exposure to family, friends and spectators during games held in Sugar Grove.
  • Company name listed in our seasonal brochure
  • Company name listed on our website sponsor page with a link to your website.

 $100 bronze sponsorship – Your company will receive:

  • Company name listed in our seasonal brochure
  • Company name listed on our website sponsor page with a link to your website.

List of Athletic Team Sponsors 2017

How to Sponsor an Athletic Team

Events

Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K Run/Walk

Held each year in concert with the Sugar Grove Corn Boil, the 5K Run/Walk is run the last full weekend in July.  The 5K course is USATF nationally certified and recognized by Road Runners Club of America.  The popular annual event attracts hundreds of participants and spectators.  Started in 1993, the Corn Boil 5K runners range in age from six years old to more than 80.  About one-third of the runners are from Sugar Grove while the others come from throughout the western suburbs and Chicagoland area. Help us raise money for a great cause and make a difference in someone’s life.  Run or walk to help us provide recreational scholarships to families who do not have the means to participate in recreation activities.  Funds raised are also used to provide some free programs to the community.

There are four levels of sponsorship: $1000 platinum, $750 gold, $500 silver, $250 bronze

Your company will receive:

  • Exposure to hundreds of runners and spectators.
  • Company name on runners’ t-shirts listed with level of sponsorship.
  • Company name on promotional materials listed with level of sponsorship.
  • Company name listed in our seasonal brochure
  • Company name listed on our website sponsor page with a link to your website

List of 5K Run and Walk Sponsors 2017

How to Sponsor the Corn Boil 5K Run/Walk


Easter Egg Hunt

Children ages 0-10 years old gather eggs hidden in plain sight at our annual egg hunt in Volunteer Park.  This event is provided free to children in the Sugar Grove community.

Sponsorships can be made through a monetary donation, product, or special prizes for children.  If you have a creative or unique way that you would like to partner with us at this event, we will be happy to work with you.

Your company will receive:

  • Exposure to more than 400 families with children under the age of 10.
  • Company name on promotional materials.
  • Company name listed in our seasonal brochure
  • Company name listed on our website sponsor page with a link to your website

How to Sponsor the Easter Egg Hunt – Contact Karen Pritchard at 630-466-7436 x12.


Woof Run Dog Park

Support dogs and lovers of dogs at our one-acre dog park where dogs run, train and socialize off-leash in a fenced open space park.

$100 sponsorship – Your company will receive:

  • Exposure to more than 100 dog owners that frequent the park during the April – November season
  • A custom-printed 18” x 24” metal sign with your company’s name, website, and phone number posted at the entrance of the park.
  • Sign production costs paid for by the Sugar Grove Park District
  • Sign displayed year round.
  • Company name listed in our seasonal brochure
  • Company name listed on our website sponsor page with a link to your website.

Woof Run Dog Park Sponsors 2017

Woof Run Dog Park Sponsor Application

Donations

Donations of all types, including monetary, products, or gift certificates for services or goods, are greatly appreciated for all events, including, Baseball, Softball, T-ball programs, Senior Lunch & Bingo, CARE program, Corn Boil 5K Run/Walk, Easter Egg Hunt. In return for your donation, we will thank you on program materials.

To make a donation, contact Karen Pritchard at 630-466-7436 x12.

Park Bench Memorial Donation

Honor or memorialize a person, event or organization by purchasing a beautiful, high quality 6-foot park bench for placement along a Sugar Grove Park District park walkway or near a playground.  Park benches with specially-designed memorial plaques are available for a $1800 donation.  District staff work closely with donors to make sure the wording on the dedication plaques and the park location is completely satisfactory to all.  Includes installation on a concrete pad.

For more information about our park bench memorials, contact John Clayton at 630-466-7436 x14.