The New Albany Founders Day Festival and Parade is a community event that involves the people and businesses within the community and is held to honor the establishment of New Albany-Plain Township. The entire event is designed to bring the community together and has been a New Albany staple for 40 years!

New Albany Founders Day is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization (EIN 20-8389947) that has been able to produce this community event with ONLY the help of our sponsors. We invite you to be a part of this wonderful event through your sponsorship of the celebration.

In order to ensure you are able to take advantage of all the sponsor benefits and be included on banners and signs, please submit your donations by April 17, 2020.

Available Sponsorships

Platinum

$5,000+
  • Logo on signage throughout New Albany 2-3 weeks prior to the event.
  • Dedicated Facebook post thanking sponsor.
  • Dedicated website post thanking sponsor.
  • Recognition on website and e-mails as sponsor.
  • Logo on signage along parade route.
  • Logo on parade entry form.
  • Company logo on shared banner inside the festival. 3′ x 8′ banner with each company’s logo.
  • Choice of 1 Special Sponsorship:
    • Midway Sponsor: Dedicated banner with logo placed at Midway entrance.
    • Music Sponsor:¬†Dedicated banner with logo placed near the Live Music stage.
    • Parade Sponsor: Logo on banner carried at the beginning of the parade.

Gold

$2,500
  • Dedicated Facebook post thanking sponsor.
  • Dedicated website post thanking sponsor.
  • Recognition on website and e-mails as sponsor.
  • Logo on signage along parade route.
  • Logo on parade entry form.
  • Company logo on shared banner inside the festival. 3′ x 8′ banner with each company’s logo.
  • Logo on Signage for all 3 Activities Sponsorship:
    • Inflatable Activities
    • Extreme Activities
    • Character Meet & Greets

Silver

$1,000
  • Recognition on website.
  • Logo on Signage for choice of 2 Activities Sponsorship:
    • Inflatable Activities
    • Extreme Activities
    • Character Meet & Greets

Bronze

$500
  • Recognition on website.
  • Logo on Signage for choice of 1 Activities Sponsorship:
    • Inflatable Activities
    • Extreme Activities
    • Character Meet & Greets

Sponsor FAQs

Is my sponsorship tax deductible?

No. New Albany Founders Day is a 501(c)(4) organization which means donations are not deductible. However, they usually can be written off as a marketing expense.

Where should I mail my check?

If you’d like to pay by check, please complete the online form and send checks made (payable to New Albany Founders Day) to:

New Albany Founders Day
c/o Matt Honaker
6890 Cedarbrook Glen
New Albany, OH 43054
614-214-7548

What are the "activites" sponsorships?

Founders Day has several unique activities, including the Inflatable Activities Area (i.e. bounce houses and obstacle courses), the Extreme Activities Area for older children (i.e. mechanical bull riding and gyroscope), and the Character Meet and Greet, where kids can meet and have their photo taken with popular childhood characters (i.e. Disney Princesses or Ninja Turtles).

Thank You to our 2020 Sponsors!

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