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Fraser Annual Benefit, Presented by U.S. Bank

October 26, 2019 — 05:00 PM-11:00 PM— Hilton MinneapolisMAP
Fraser Annual Benefit, Presented by U.S. Bank

Save the Date! The 2020 Fraser Annual Benefit will take place on October 24.

Please stay tuned for more information on the Fraser Annual Benefit!

See photos from last year's event here.

Sponsorship Opportunities

CORPORATE TABLE SPONSORSHIPS

SILVER SPONSOR - $3,000

  • Paid ramp parking and seating 1 table (10 guests)
  • Acknowledgment in 2020 Fraser annual report
  • Name displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program
  • Recognition on Fraser event website
  • Name listed on sponsor page in printed program

Your involvement as a Silver Sponsor with a gift of $3,000 qualifies you for a $2,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)3.

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR - $5,000

  • Valet parking and 1 table in platinum seating section (10 guests)
  • Exclusive VIP Reception for all guests
  • Name and website listed on Fraser website
  • 1/3 page ad in printed program
  • Acknowledgment in 2020 Fraser annual report
  • Recognition on Fraser event website
  • Name displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program

Your involvement as a Platinum Sponsor with a gift of $5,000 qualifies you for a $4,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR - $10,000

  • Valet parking and 1 table in diamond seating section for (10 guests)  
  • Exclusive VIP Reception for all guests
  • Name and website listed on Fraser website
  • 1/2 page ad in printed program
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees
  • Acknowledgment in 2020 Fraser annual report
  • Recognition on Fraser event website  
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program

Your involvement as a Diamond Sponsor with a gift of $10,000 qualifies you for a $9,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).


EXCLUSIVE CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS

As an exclusive sponsor, only your company will receive recognition for the chosen sponsorship. All exclusive corporate sponsors will receive the following (if desired):

  • Name and advertisement in printed program
  • Name or logo on invite
  • Acknowledgment in 2020 Fraser annual report
  • Recognition on Fraser event website
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program
  • Exclusive VIP Reception for all guests

 

LIVE AUCTION SPONSOR - $10,000

  • Provide live auction item (provided by sponsor)
  • Name/logo included on auction technology in ballroom (if possible)
  • Name and logo exclusively featured on monitors during live auction
  • Name/logo and website on two pre-event emails and one post event email
  • Acknowledgment on Fraser social media
  • 1/2 page color ad in printed program
  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 1 table (10 guests)
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner, program and live auction

Your involvement as a Live Auction Sponsor with a gift of $10,000 qualifies you for a $9,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

 

WINE SPONSOR - $10,000 –

  • Name/logo featured on signage in silent auction area
  • Name/logo on numbered tag on each bottle of wine
  • Name/logo and website on two pre-event emails and one post event email
  • Acknowledgment on Fraser social media
  • 1/2 page ad in printed program
  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 1 table (10 guests)
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program

Your involvement as a Sparkling Bubbles Sponsor with a gift of $10,000 qualifies you for a $9,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-078 1858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

 

DESSERT SPONSOR - $15,000 - SOLD OUT

  • Name/logo featured on dinner menu
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees
  • Name/logo and website on two pre-event emails and one post event email
  • One Fraser Facebook posts and live event ‘tweets’ linked to social media or corporate website
  • Full page color ad in printed program
  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 2 tables (20 guests)
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner, program and dessert

Your involvement as a Dessert Sponsor with a gift of $15,000 qualifies you for a $13,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

RECEPTION SPONSOR - $15,000

  • Custom signage at all bar areas in reception area
  • Logo printed on napkins distributed at bar areas and with hors d’oeuvres
  • Name and website included in article on Fraser website news room section 
  • Name and website included in all Benefit emails
  • One Fraser Facebook posts and live event ‘tweets’ linked to social media or corporate website
  • Full page color ad in printed program
  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 2 tables (20 guests)
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program

Your involvement as a Reception Sponsor with a gift of $15,000 qualifies you for a $13,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

SILENT AUCTION SPONSOR - $15,000

  • Logo on homepage of bidding tablets, kiosks and smartphones
  • Logo featured on static banner on every page bid page on a smartphone
  • One Fraser Facebook posts and live event ‘tweets’ linked to social media or corporate website Name and website included in article on Fraser website news room section
  • Name/logo and website in two pre-event and one post event email
  • Full page color ad in printed program
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees
  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 2 tables (20 guests)
  • Recognition on Fraser event website 
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program

Your involvement as a Silent Auction Sponsor with a gift of $15,000 qualifies you for a $13,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

CELEBRITY SPONSOR - $15,000  SOLD OUT

  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 2 tables (20 guests)
  • VIP Social with hosted cocktails and delightful appetizers
  • Meet and greet with celebrity artist Leo Dworsky
  • Complimentary hosted wine throughout the dinner and program
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees
  • Name/logo and website on two pre-event emails and one post event email
  • One Fraser Facebook posts and live event ‘tweets’ linked to social media or corporate website
  • Full page color ad in printed program
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program

Your involvement as a Celebrity Sponsor with a gift of $15,000 qualifies you for a $13,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

PREMIER SPONSOR - $20,000

  • Name/logo on custom signage on back bar area
  • Name listed and full-page color ad in program
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees
  • Preferred seating and valet parking for up to 20 guests (2 tables)
  • One Fraser Facebook posts and live event ‘tweets’ linked to social media or corporate website
  • Banner highlighting your company as Premier Sponsor (provided by Fraser)
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program
  • One Facebook post and live tweets

Your involvement as a Premier Sponsor with a gift of $20,000 qualifies you for an $18,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

 

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR - $25,000 SOLD OUT

  • Name/logo and website included on Fraser event website  
  • Name listed and full page color ad in printed program
  • Custom signage by all musical performers in pre-function and silent auction area
  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 3 tables (30 guests)
  • Private meet and greet with entertainment act
  • Hosted hors d’oeuvres and beverages
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees
  • One Fraser Facebook posts and live event ‘tweets’ linked to social media or corporate website Name and website included in article on Fraser website news room section
  • Name/logo and website in two pre-event and one post event email
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout event

Your involvement as an Entertainment Sponsor with a gift of $25,000 qualifies you for an $22,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-0781858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3)

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR - $50,000 SOLD OUT

Pre-Event

  • Exclusive naming rights of the event (ex. Fraser Annual Benefit, presented by U.S. Bank)
  • Exclusive name and/or logo on Save the Date postcard
  • Name and/or logo included in one Fraser E-News (est. 10,000 recipients)
  • Name and/or logo and website included in article on Fraser website (est. 2,500 website hits)
  • Name and/or logo inclusion on various online community calendars
  • Two pre-event Facebook posts linking to company website or Facebook page (over 9,000 followers)
  • Name and/or logo featured in save the date emails (est. 1,400 recipients)
  • Name and/or logo recognition in Fraser newsletter (est. 10,000 recipients)
  • Opportunity for U.S. Bank employees to be on the planning committee and attend menu tasting, wine selection and select auction items
  • Opportunity for U.S. Bank to provide one of the exclusive live auction items

Onsite (est. 800 attendees in 2019)

  • Name and/or logo listed in printed program
  • 2-page color ad in printed program with client feature story
  • Name and/or logo usage in event space (i.e. auction technology, auction area, photo step and repeat, etc.)
  • Special recognition on stage by event emcees throughout the evening program
  • Company highlighted on Facebook during event (over 9,000 followers)
  • Company highlighted in live ‘tweets’ during the Benefit (est. 13,000 hits)
  • Valet parking and preferred seating for 3 tables (30 guests)
  • Sponsorship of the exclusive VIP Social and entertainment during the pre-event for top sponsors and board members
  • Name/and or logo printed on specialty napkins distributed with signature cocktails and appetizers during the VIP Social
  • Special acknowledgement from Diane Cross, Fraser President & CEO
  • Complimentary wine service during dinner
  • Name and/or logo displayed on large monitors throughout dinner and program
  • Opportunity for U.S. Bank spoke person to provide closing remarks

Post Event

  • Name and/or logo featured in post event thank you email to all attendees (est. 600 recipients)
  • Invitation to the Bright Futures recognition breakfast (est. 100 attendees)

 

Your involvement as Presenting Sponsor with a gift of $50,000 qualifies you for a $47,000 charitable deduction under Federal and Minnesota income tax laws (Federal EIN 41-078 1858 and IRS Exemption 501(c)(3).

 

*Virtual event benefits will be provided in exchange for in-person event if required or desired.

Questions? Interested in attending or sponsoring? Please contact Rose Rosario at rose.rosario@fraser.org.