Sponsorships & Donations

Basketball Sponsor 2020Sponsoring 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

How to Sponsor Athletics – Contact Tyler Lively at 630-466-7436.

Events

Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K Run and 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

How to Sponsor the 5K Run and Walk – Contact Blake Mayerle at 630-466-7436.


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 Blake Mayerle at 630-466-7436.


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.

How to Sponsor the Dog Park – Contact Suzanne Serrurier at 630-466-7436.

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 the office at 630-466-7436.

Park Bench Memorial

A park bench with specially-designed memorial plaque on a concrete surface is available for a $1,800 donation.  District staff will work closely with donors to ensure the wording on the dedication plaque and the park location is satisfactory.  Tax donation receipts are available upon request.  For more information, contact the park district office at 630-466-7436.