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Your business is stronger and can accomplish greater things when our community is strong and people thrive.

A united and resilient community where everyone belongs and everyone thrives.

This is the vision that propels us in our work at United Way and we can do more with you by our side as a sponsor and partner. Whether you see your sponsorship decisions as an extension of your organization’s core values or a smart advertising opportunity, a sponsorship with United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County can help your business in the following ways:

  • Increased visibility of your business in the community. We work hard to ensure that your business is celebrated for the contributions you make as sponsors and volunteers
  • Increased brand recognition and trust. With 100 years of experience, United Way has a strong reputation and track record locally and we benefit from a strong, internationally recognized, and trusted brand as well
  • We invite you to join these great sponsors in making positive and long-lasting change in our communities

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Below are several sponsorship opportunities. We are happy to discuss these with you or develop one specifically for your business. 

For more information about our underwriting opportunities, contact Kris Dionne, 828.239.1049.

By becoming a sponsor you'll be joining us and our valued partners in working towards our Bold Community Goal: By 2035, ALL Asheville City Buncombe County students graduate from high school ready to pursue their goals and dreams.

PLATINUM Presenting Sponsorship Details:

Advertising:

  • Logo on TV spots (WLOS, minimum 3-week rotation)
  • Logo featured on a digital billboard (3-week minimum)
  • Logo on 4 Direct Mail and E-Postcards (5000+ households in Buncombe County)

Event(s) (minimum of 2):

Live United Campaign Kick-off (Fall 2022)
Leaders in Giving + Action (Spring/Summer 2023)

  • Premier banner placement at all events (banner provided by you)
  • Logo on all event e-vites
  • Logo or name mentioned in post-event follow-up

General Benefits:

  • Logo on UW sponsorship page (includes logo, bio, and link to your website)
  • Full page ad in the Leaders in Giving Booklet
  • Logo in monthly UW newsletter (July 2021 - June 2022)
  • 1 dedicated blog post featuring your company
  • Minimum of 4 social media post mentions between July 2021 and June 2022
  • Logo linked on United Way home page - rotating banner

Total Investment: $15,000

By becoming a sponsor you'll be joining us and our valued partners in reaching a community-owned bold goal that by 2035, ALL Asheville City Buncombe County students graduate from high school ready to pursue their goals and dreams.

GOLD Presenting Sponsorship Details:

Advertising:

  • Logo on TV spots (WLOS, minimum (2-week rotation)
  • Logo featured on a digital billboard (2-week minimum)
  • Name on 4 Direct Mail and E-Postcards (5000+ households in Buncombe County)

Event(s):

Live United Campaign Kick-off (Fall 2022)
Leaders in Giving + Action (Spring/Summer 2023)

  • Opportunity to speak at one event (1-2 minutes)
  • Banner placement at all events (banner provided by you)
  • Logo on all event e-vites
  • Logo or name mentioned in post-event follow-up

General Benefits:

  • Logo on UW sponsorship page (includes logo, bio, and link to your website)
  • 1/2 page ad in the Leaders in Giving Booklet
  • Logo in monthly UW newsletter (July 2021 - June 2022)
  • 1 dedicated blog post featuring your company
  • Minimum of 3 social media post mentions between July 2021 and June 2022

Total Investment: $10,000 

By becoming a sponsor you'll be joining us and our valued partners in reaching a community-owned bold goal that by 2035, ALL Asheville City Buncombe County students graduate from high school ready to pursue their goals and dreams.

SILVER Presenting Sponsorship Details:

Advertising:

  • Logo featured on a digital billboard (1-week minimum)

Event(s):

Live United Campaign Kick-off (Fall 2022)
Leaders in Giving + Action (Spring/Summer 2023)

  • Banner placement at all events (banner provided by you)
  • Name mentioned on all event e-vites
  • Name mentioned in post-event follow-up

General Benefits:

  • Logo on UW sponsorship page (includes logo, bio, and link to your website)
  • 1/4 page ad in the Leaders in Giving Booklet
  • Name in monthly UW newsletter (July 2021 - June 2022)
  • Minimum of 2 social media post mentions between July 2021 and June 2022

Total Investment: $5,000

United for Youth Network Convening

Twice a year (typically Fall/Spring), United Way hosts a United for Youth convening for several hundred network partners, educators, school administrators, community leaders, students, and parents. A significant focus is around sharing best practices, developing action plans, celebrating collaborative accomplishments, and continuing to develop the relationships between our community partners. As a sponsor, you help make this possible!

Sponsorship Details:

Event Specific (Spring 2022):

  • Logo on all pre-event materials leading up to the event including e-vites, registration page, etc…
  • Logo on all post-event follow-up
  • Logo in the Convening Program
  • Opportunity to provide swag bags to participants (~250 guests)

General Benefits:

  • Logo on UW sponsorship page (includes logo, bio, and link to your website)
  • 1/4 page ad in the Leaders in Giving Booklet
  • Minimum of 1 social media mention with backlinks to your unique UWABC landing page

Total Investment: $5,000

Live United Campaign Kickoff

We will celebrate the Kick-off of our next Annual Live United Campaign in the Fall of 2022 and we want you to be part of it. As a sponsor, not only will you be part of the “Next 100” Campaign — helping us to mobilize and support a robust network of people, partners, and resources to co-create opportunities for every person in our community to live free from poverty and injustice — but you ensure our community has the opportunity to come together to celebrate!

Sponsorship Details:

Event Specific:

  • Banner placement (banner provided by you)
  • Name mentioned on all event e-vites
  • Name mentioned in post-event follow-up

General Benefits:

  • Logo on UW sponsorship page (includes logo, bio, and link to your website)
  • 1/4 page ad in the Leaders in Giving Booklet
  • Minimum of 1 social media mention with backlinks to your unique UWABC landing page

Total Investment: $3,000

For 100 years we have worked alongside businesses like yours to implement solutions-based programs and strategies to meet our community's most pressing issues. And as we move into the next 100 we're relying on our long-standing partnerships with the business community to help support our renewed purpose:

Mobilizing and supporting a robust network of people, partners, and resources to co-create opportunities for every person in our community to live free from poverty and injustice.