Events

GCYC Benefit Luncheon 2017


Locally Grown Gcyc Benefit 2017

Redefining Possible on Chicago's South Side

Invest in a truly local mission at a time when our city’s young people need critical interventions

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm 
  • Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
  • Featuring Juan Salgado, Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago 
  • Special dessert reception with Anna Posey, Pastry Chef/Owner, Elske Restaurant, immediately following luncheon

The Fairmont Chicago is located at 200 N. Columbus Drive. Valet parking will be available. Please note the new location this year.


Become a Sponsor or Reserve a Table or Tickets Today

Sponsorship

Table Purchase

  • Reserve a table for ten for $1500.


Ticket Purchase

  • Purchase tickets for $175 each or $75 for young adults (under 35 years).

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting
$50,000
Summa Cum Laude
$25,000
Magna Cum Laude
$15,000
Cum Laude
$10,000
Scholar
$5,000
Seats 20 (two tables) 12 10 10 10
Signage Logo placement on all event signage, promotional materials, event program and invitation; step and repeat banner placed at registration area; verbal recognition during program in welcome remarks Logo placement on all event signage, promotional materials and program book Logo placement on event signage and name listing in program book Name recognition on event signage and in program book Name recognition in program book
Slideshow Solo slide name and logo recognition Solo slide name and logo recognition Group slide name recognition Group slide listing Group slide listing
Community Service Event GCYC will host a 2 hour service event for employees or friends. Includes lunch catered by youth, service activity and exclusive tour of campus



Post Event Dessert Reception Co-branding with acclaimed, local pastry chef Name recognition on reception signage


Social Media Monthly Facebook posts for 1 year acknowledging sponsorship and linking to your brand page; likes/follows to your social communities Bi-Monthly Facebook posts for 1 year acknowledging sponsorship and linking to your brand page; likes/follows to your social communities Three Facebook posts acknowledging sponsorship and linking to your brand page Two Facebook posts acknowledging sponsorship and linking to your brand page One Facebook post acknowledging sponsorship and linking to your brand page
Website Logo placement and direct link to your company site on GCYC Homepage leading up to event and for 2 months following event; event page logo and recognition for 1 year Logo placement on event page Name recognition on event page Name recognition on event page Name recognition on event page
Media Name recognition in all press releases, logo placement in any advertising and name recognition in any earned TV or print segments, if secured Name recognition in any earned print segments, if secured



Sample Impact

MISSION
ADVANCEMENT
Out of school time enrichment programs for 350 middle school students throughout the yearExpanded out of school time technology offerings for 150 students in robotics, coding, game creation and 3D printing College preparation throughout the year for 25 students in 9th-12th grade, including spring break college tours Group and individual mentoring and civic leadership instruction for 25 teens Week-long peer mentor training for upperclassmen on college campuses to mentor incoming freshmen

In-Kind Sponsorships

Please contact us if you have other suggestions or ideas to participate.

BRAND AWARENESS Goody Bag or Gift
Provide guests with branded item
Program Supplies
Donate new supplies or equipment for youth programs and we’ll showcase your brand at the event
Specialty Brand Giveaway
Show off at the event with a station serving or sampling your goods
Inside Sales
Reveal a new item with specialty sales and share the proceeds with us
Fund a Need
Raise your brand by matching gifts to the fund a need program


Thank you for your support. You will receive a tax receipt once payment is received and processed. Your contributions are tax-deductible as provided by law. GCYC, Inc. is a 501c3 organization (EIN 45-5399472).