Become a Sponsor

We are interested in identifying sponsors who have policies and goals congruent with our own and we seek to create a network within our community to connect like-minded companies and organizations with individual members. Sponsors may select from our variety of commitments and work with us accordingly to utilize what advantageous opportunities we can offer your organization.

Ways You Can Help

Designing to Live Sustainably needs your help to fulfill its purpose. We are currently planning the first annual Buffalo YIMBY Festival.  To make this noble project a reality, sponsorship from our community is essential. The d2ls team is seeking support, volunteers, visionaries, sustainability enthusiasts, and in-kind or financial support to include:

 Advertising & marketing

 Festival & operational expenses

 Event volunteers

 Event Sponsorships

 Community Outreach

Per your generous support of d2ls, you can expect the following opportunities:

Roots Sponsorship Level – 

  • ($25-$249) available to Non-Profit Orgs & Individuals
  • Name listed in printed marketing materials
  • Name listed on YIMBY web site

The Seedling Sponsorship Level –

  • ($250-$499) available to corporate partners
  • Logo in competition program booklet
  • Promotion in all YIMBY event marketing efforts
  • Company name and logo displayed on the YIMBY web site with link

The Sapling Sponsorship Level –

($500-$749) available to corporate partners

1⁄4 page ad in competition program booklet

Promotion in all YIMBY event marketing efforts

Company name and logo displayed on the YIMBY web site with link

The Maple Tree Sponsorship Level –

($750-$999) available to corporate partners

Prominent display of company name and logo presented at event

Half-Page Ad in competition program booklet

Promotion in all YIMBY event marketing efforts

Company name and logo prominently displayed on the YIMBY web site with link

The Oak Tree Sponsorship Level –

($1000+) available to corporate partners

Prominent display of company name and logo presented at events

Full-Page Ad in competition program booklet

Promotion in all YIMBY event marketing efforts

Company name and logo prominently displayed on the YIMBY web site with link

Special recognition at 2017 Buffalo YIMBY Festival

As a sponsor, we offer both cross marketing as well as the opportunity to build an advantageous relationship with d2ls. If you are interested, please respond to Crystal Surdyk at d2lsbuffalo@gmail.com for further information on how you can help support our mission and the range of sponsorship possibilities for your organization as a D2LS sponsor.

 

Designing to Live Sustainably (D2LS) is proud to be a program of the non-profit organization,  Keep Western New York Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. D2LS strives to inspire the bioregional community to leverage its comparative advantages, optimizing the area’s viability as climate change impacts our ecological, social, cultural, and economic health. D2LS believes that bringing preparedness to the Buffalo-Niagara Region presents an opportunity for the region to THRIVE, not just survive in the face of impending climate change.