Jewish Federation OF CLEVELAND
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
LET'S DO GOOD TOGETHER
Jewish Federation OF CLEVELAND
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
ABOUT US THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF CLEVELAND IS A 110+ YEAR OLD COMMUNITY CORNERSTONE THAT ASPIRES TO LEAVE NO COMMUNITY MEMBER BEHIND IN CLEVELAND, ISRAEL AND 70 COUNTRIES AROUND THE GLOBE.
WE ARE THE LARGEST JEWISH FUNDRAISING AGENCY IN CLEVELAND. Jewish Cleveland proudly holds the distinction of having one of the most generous communities in the country. Our donors contribute at a per-capita rate that is greater than the vast majority of other Federations throughout the country. Some of our region’s most successful business and community leaders are part of Federation’s leadership – they serve on our Board of Trustees and other committees. The Federation also works with many donors who have entrusted us to manage almost 60 Supporting Funds and close to 800 Donor Advised Funds.
#1 We are one of the largest grantmakers in Ohio. In 2014 we made over 6,600 grants totaling in excess of $212 million to Jewish and general causes.
$30.3M Our Campaign raises over $30 million annually to care for our local and global community, through the generosity of over 11,000 donors.
91¢ 91 cents of every dollar raised through the Campaign goes directly to the community for priority programs and services. 2
80K Our Jewish Cleveland community is 80,000 strong.
Throughout the year, we connect to tens of thousands of Jewish Clevelanders, communicating through special events, direct mail, email marketing, web presence and social media.
22K We have a database of over 22,000 men and women of all ages.
IN JUST ONE YEAR We send over 2 million emails to target audiences.
Our building hosts more than 250 meetings. Our website garners traffic from an estimated 100,000+ visitors.
Our signature events garner approximately 10,000 attendees, in venues across Cleveland.
50+ ads run in the Cleveland Jewish News, promoting Federation to a circulation of 9,000. Our social media channels connect with over 8K followers collectively.
YOUNG LEADERS Through the Federation, young professionals, ages 21–45, are investing in Cleveland, developing their leadership skills, and making a difference in the world through volunteerism and philanthropy. Throughout the year, we host a broad range of social, networking, community service, philanthropic and leadership development activities. You can be part of it.
WHY SPONSOR EVENTS FOR YOUNG LEADERS “THE NEXT GENERATION LOOKS NOT ONLY TO NONPROFITS, BUT TO INDIVIDUALS AND FORPROFIT COMPANIES THAT TACKLE ISSUES THEY’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT.” Sharna Goldseker, a national expert on next-gen philanthropy. 4
THE BIG EVENT One of our most popular annual events, The Big Event attracts over 400 young professionals to a cuttingedge downtown Cleveland venue for a winterâ€™s night to remember.
SUMMER SOIREE The event of the summer! Over 300 young professionals gather to celebrate the season in style at Summer Soiree.
BEN GURION SOCIETY (BGS) Helping make history happen, BGS members are young men and women who donate $1,000 or more to our Annual Campaign to do good around the globe. These passionate donors are recognized at special events throughout the year.
WOMEN We are committed to creating diverse strategies, programs, and opportunities to inspire and engage increasing numbers of women across their life cycles as leaders, donors and volunteers. Focused outreach efforts have resulted in an array of activities and events designed by women, for women. From mission trips to hands-on volunteer projects, our community’s women are inspiring others to take action. Join us.
WHY SPONSOR EVENTS FOR WOMEN 56% OF WOMEN SAY THEY SHARE IN FINANCIAL DECISIONS, WHILE 41% OF WOMEN SAY THEY MAKE ALL FINANCIAL DECISIONS ALONE.
Women and Financial Power™ study commissioned by Ameriprise Financial, Inc., conducted by Artemis Strategy Group
WOMENâ€™S SPRING LUNCHEON A beloved tradition, the Womenâ€™s Spring Luncheon has drawn a crowd of up to 800 women to hear women keynote speakers share personal and powerful stories that inspire and engage.
WOMEN LEANING IN A unique interactive event, approximately 200 women gather annually for Women Leaning In, with a distinguished panel of guests tackling hard-hitting gender issues relevant for women of all ages and levels of community involvement.
LION OF JUDAH SOCIETY Women who commit a gift of $5,000 or more to our Annual Campaign are part of the Lion of Judah Society and those who give $10,000 or more are distinguished as Ruby Lions. This elite group of women are both philanthropists and decision-makers, coming together for special events like the Lion of Judah Dinner and Ruby Lion Social.
PROFESSIO The Federation’s volunteer leadership includes some of our region’s most successful business and community leaders, working in the Jewish and general community. We connect these inﬂuential professionals to the causes they care about while helping them build their networks through varied events that range in scope and style. Get to know them.
WHY SPONSOR EVENTS FOR PROFESSIONALS “NETWORKING IS THE SINGLE MOST POWERFUL MARKETING TACTIC TO ACCELERATE AND SUSTAIN SUCCESS FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION.” Adam H. Small, CEO of Strategic Business Network 8
ONALS CLEVELAND: A 20/20 VISION 150 Professionals and Community Leaders attend our Cleveland: A 20/20 Vision Event, where a distinguished panel of inﬂuencers share the inside track on the latest developments in Cleveland. This event celebrates Cleveland’s growth and success.
CHARITABLE TAX SEMINAR A premiere professional accredited event, the annual Charitable Tax Seminar is attended by attorneys, accountants, ﬁnancial advisors and insurance professionals. The invitation reaches 3,000 Jewish and general community professionals, and sells out early with 200 professionals in attendance.
SAYING THANKS It is our privilege to recognize and honor our distinguished donors who have made signiďŹ cant contributions to the Federation and our community through Annual Campaign and Endowment gifts. Throughout the year, we host thank you events to celebrate their personal impact on the larger community. You can meet them.
WHY SPONSOR EVENTS FOR DONOR THANKS IN 2017, NEARLY HALF OF THE U.S. ADULT POPULATION WILL BE 50 AND OLDER AND THEY WILL CONTROL A FULL 70% OF THE DISPOSABLE INCOME, ACCORDING TO DATA TRACKER NIELSEN. Bloomberg Business
FLORIDA RECEPTIONS Each February we host four receptions in Florida, two on each of the east and west coasts. The Receptions provide a wonderful opportunity for our Cleveland snowbirds to come together for cocktails and dinner, as well as receive an insiderâ€™s brieďŹ ng from Stephen H. Hoffman, President of the Federation, regarding current events and issues. Attendance over the four receptions exceeds 350 people.
A SPECIAL EVENING OF THANKS The Evening is a private event exclusively for members of the Legacy Society, which recognizes those who have the foresight and generosity to make provisions for the Federation in their estate plans. Those who have made commitments of $100,000 or more are invited to sign the Endowment Book of Life.
CAMPAIGN JEWISH NE Our Campaign for Jewish Needs is the annual fundraising campaign that ensures our community’s vitality and vibrancy in the year ahead. Each year, approximately 600 community campaigners help raise $30 million from 11,000 donors. You can help, too.
WHY SPONSOR EVENTS FOR THE CAMPAIGN FOR JEWISH NEEDS SPONSORSHIPS OFFER PUBLIC RECOGNITION OF THE BUSINESS’ CONNECTION WITH A CERTAIN CHARITABLE CAUSE, WHICH MAY HELP BUSINESSES ATTRACT NEW CUSTOMERS OR BOLSTER THE COMPANY’S REPUTATION BECAUSE OF THE “HALO EFFECT” OF THE NONPROFIT’S GOOD WILL. 12
National Council of Nonproﬁts
FOR EDS CAMPAIGN OPENING & CLOSING EVENTS To launch our Annual Campaign in the fall, we produce a powerful evening with personal stories from local and global community members who have been impacted by our work. Over 350 guests gather to hear how they are making a difference in the lives of others. As our Annual Campaign comes to a close in the winter, another 350 guests gather again to celebrate what we have accomplished together. We are stronger together.
SUPER SUNDAY One of our largest events of the year, Super Sunday is a community tradition in which over 1,000 Clevelanders of all ages join together for a day long phone-a-thon that raises approximately $1 million dollars toward our Annual Campaign.
ARTS & CULTURE The Cleveland Israel Arts Connection program provides an opportunity for Clevelanders to experience the ﬁnest art that Israel has to offer. Working in concert with our region’s world-class arts institutions such as DANCECleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art and Playhouse Square, we identify, enhance, promote and create unique opportunities to enjoy Israeli art. The program provides a year-long series, which includes dance, ﬁlm, literature, music and visual arts. Today’s diverse Israeli society is creating innovative and imaginative works of art that inspire. We invite you to share our community’s passion for the arts.
WHY SPONSOR EVENTS FOR ARTS & CULTURE BUSINESSES PLAY A KEY ROLE IN ENSURING THE HEALTH AND VITALITY OF THE NATION’S ARTS SECTOR. Americans for the Arts 14
YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMMING The Cleveland Israel Arts Connection program provides an opportunity to expose Clevelanders of all backgrounds and denominations to the beauty, innovation, passion, & talent of Israeli artists. Working with Cleveland’s ﬁnest art institutions, each season’s repertoire includes ﬁlm, theater, visual art, music and literature. In addition, patrons and supporters are invited to exclusive gallery openings at the Federation’s own Roe Green Gallery.
YOM HA’ATZMAUT One of the community’s largest event of the year, Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day), garners over 2,000 community members to celebrate Israel’s birthday each spring. International superstars, like David Broza, Noa, and The Idan Raichel Project, come to Cleveland to share their music with enthusiastic crowds, enjoying the free concert plus delicious food, familyfriendly fun, festival-style marketplace, traditional Israeli dancing, and more.
CARING FOR CLEVELAND At the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, we aspire to leave no community member behind. Each year, over 1,500 volunteers participate in programs related to hunger, poverty and literacy through our Jewish Volunteer Network. The future strength of the Jewish community in Cleveland is interwoven with the future strength of the City of Cleveland. The future depends on us.
WHY SPONSOR EVENTS CARING FOR CLEVELAND CORPORATIONS WELCOME THE VISIBILITY THESE PROGRAMS GIVE TO THEIR CORPORATE NAME AND IMAGE. AmericanLiteracy.com
R D PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVE Public Education Initiative (PEI) serves the needs of children in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). Volunteers of all ages, races, and faiths connect through PEI and make a positive impact on the lives of others. In a typical year approximately 300 students are tutored by 200 volunteers.
WINTER BREAK LUNCH PROGRAM Each year, we help support the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to provide a hot, nutritious lunch to children during winter break when school is not in session. These children depend on their school-based meals during the school year and are at risk for hunger during the school holidays. Our WBLP steps up when school is closed to serve nearly 700 meals.
WRAPAROUND SERVICES Working with the CMSD, The Rainey Institute, and United Way of Greater Cleveland, we partner to provide the Wraparound Services Initiative at Case Elementary School. The program provides academic support, family engagement, enrichment programming, access to social services, plus medical, dental and mental health services.
THE CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM The Jewish Federation of Cleveland offers a variety of sponsorship levels to help you align your philanthropic interests with your long-term corporate objectives. You will reach targeted demographic groups including young leaders, women, trade and professionals, and philanthropists, while supporting causes important to the community.
LEVELS OF SPONSORSHIP Presenting Sponsor $50,000+ Platinum Sponsor $25,000 – $49,999
Gold Sponsor $10,000 – $24,999
Silver Sponsor $5,000 – $9,999
Bronze Sponsor $2,500 – $4,999
WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US IN MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE. DOING GOOD IS GOOD BUSINESS.
WHEN YOU SPONSOR AN EVENT OR PROGRAM, YOU MAY ALSO RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING RECOGNITION Company logo on marketing materials for the event Complimentary tickets to the event Company recognition from the podium Company recognition in a follow-up post-event “thank you” communication Recognition is scaled to sponsorship level and varies according to the event
ALL SPONSORS RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING RECOGNITION Year-long acknowledgment as a sponsor on the Federation website Listing in the Federation’s Annual Report widely distributed in print to our donors & present on our website Inclusion in a year-end full page “Thank You” advertisement in the Cleveland Jewish News Inclusion on the touch-screen display in Federation’s Conference Center
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