Corporate Giving

Marbles Rings

As a community nonprofit, Marbles relies on generous funding partners to build innovative exhibits, deliver unique and educational programming, reach audiences in target communities and support our vision and growth. We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities including exhibits, special events, programs, the Marbles IMAX movie theater and outreach.  

 

SinglePLAY Sponsor - $2,000/year

  • 8 tickets PLUS logo recognition for ONE Marbles signature event of your choice
  • 8 museum and 6 IMAX admission passes
  • 10-inch recognition marble on benefactor wall in museum lobby during sponsorship year

 

TriplePLAY Sponsor - $6,000/year

  • Table for (8) at Marbles BIG IDEA Forum, 8 tickets to Marbles Imagination Ball, PLUS 8 tickets to ONE Marbles Family Event of your choice
  • Logo Recognition for BOTH BIG IDEA Forum and Imagination Ball, PLUS ONE Marbles Family Event of your choice.
  • 25 museum and 20 IMAX admission passes
  • Discounts on membership (15%) and facility rentals (25-50%)
  • 18-inch recognition marble on benefactor wall in museum lobby during sponsorship year

 

GRANDSlam Sponsor - $10,000/year

  • Exclusive Presenting Sponsor logo recognition for ONE Marbles signature event (subject to availability) OR logo recognition for ALL FIVE events
  • 32 tickets to divide between Marbles signature events (your choice, please limit to 16 per single event)
  • Discount on additional tickets for Marbles signature events
  • 50 museum and 36 IMAX admission passes
  • Discounts on membership (15%) and facility rentals (25-50%)
  • 22-inch recognition marble on benefactor wall in museum lobby during sponsorship year

 

Multi-year sponsorships with additional benefits and savings are available! Contact Marbles Development Team to lock in your sponsorship level for 2019 and beyond at DevelopmentTeam@MarblesKidsMuseum.org or 919.857.1064.


events available for sponsorship:


Signature Grown-Up Events:

  • BIG IDEA Forum (Oct. 2, 2019) brings together 300+ corporate and community leaders for a lively lunchtime event focused on creativity and innovation professionally and personally. The BIG IDEA Forum provides a unique platform for colleagues and clients to meet with other community leaders.
  • Imagination Ball (April 27, 2019) is our celebrated annual spring gala. An elegantly whimsical evening featuring food stations, drinks, dancing and a wide array of auction items, this vibrant, fun event is attended by approximately 600 guests.

 

Signature Family Events:

  • Kooky Spooky Halloween Party (Oct. 26, 2019), where children and adults come in creative costumes to experience the magic of Marbles after dark! Marbles hosts nearly 1,100 visitors for a ghoulish good time that includes a Mad Scientist Lab, Monster Mash Dance Party and more.
  • Evening with Elves (Dec. 6, 2019), our signature holiday family event featuring delicious snacks, party music, wintry fun and real elves all in a magical North Pole setting. Hugely popular with families, this event sells out each year with over 1,200 guests.
  • Family Heart Hop (Feb, 9, 2019), where families come dressed up for an evening of Valentines-themed fun, including card making, cookie decorating and dancing. Marbles is thrilled to launch in 2019 this special event that celebrates love and family!

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