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Corporate and Foundation Partnerships

LET US HELP

Elaine McFadden, Senior Officer for Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations, will be glad to answer questions and help you select the right partnership or special project for your company.

804.342.9664

emcfadden@vahistorical.org

 

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YOU'RE IN GOOD COMPANY

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When your organization becomes a partner, you are providing free programs and services to students, teachers, and the public. You’re supporting scholars such as best-selling and award-winning historians David McCullough, Ken Burns, and Doris Kearns Goodwin, who have all lectured at the VHS on their research.

Partnering with the VHS also connects your brand with ours – the South’s oldest and most venerable historical society and premier independent research library. In addition to visibility and branding, other benefits include employee engagement and client entertainment opportunities, invitations to special events, lectures, and travel programs, discounts in our Pusey Museum Shop, special exhibition tickets, and much more.

PARTNERSHIPS

$15,000 and above – Founders

  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS member-only lectures, and invitations to select dinners after lectures

  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS annual Garden Party

  • Recognition on donor plaque in the Omohundro Gallery

  • Name and Logo recognition on VHS website with hyperlink to company website

  • Recognition in annual full page advertisement

  • Preservation consultation of company’s business records with the VHS business archivist

  • Recording, transcription and online accessibility for up to 4 executive oral histories

  • VIP Behind the Scenes Tour of Reynolds Business History Center for up to 15 guests

  • Special employee Skype session with VHS educators to learn about the history of Virginia

  • Other ways to tailor our partnership to your needs

$10,000 – John Marshall Council

  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS member-only lectures
  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS annual Garden Party
  • Recognition on donor plaque in the Omohundro Gallery
  • Name and Logo recognition on VHS website with hyperlink to company website
  • Recognition in annual full page advertisement
  • Preservation consultation of company’s business records with the VHS business archivist
  • Recording, transcription and online accessibility for up to 3 executive oral histories
  • VIP Behind the Scenes Tour of Reynolds Business History Center for up to 10 guests
  • Special employee Skype session with VHS educators to learn about the history of Virginia

$5,000 – James Madison Council

  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS member-only lectures
  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS annual Garden Party
  • Recognition on donor plaque in the Omohundro Gallery
  • Name and Logo recognition on VHS website with hyperlink to company website
  • Recognition in annual full page advertisement
  • Preservation consultation of company’s business records with the VHS business archivist
  • Recording, transcription and online accessibility for up to 2 executive oral histories
  • Special employee Skype session with VHS educators to learn about the history of Virginia

$2,500 – Senior Fellow

  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS member-only lectures
  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS annual Garden Party
  • Recognition on donor plaque in the Omohundro Gallery
  • Recognition in annual full page advertisement

$1,000 – Fellow

  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS member-only lectures
  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS annual Garden Party
  • Recognition on donor plaque in the Omohundro Gallery

$500 – Associate

  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS member-only lectures
  • 4 complimentary tickets to VHS annual Garden Party

 

HOST AN EVENT

Host an event in the VHS’s unique and well-equipped venues. Whether you’re planning a gala, conference, or workshop, make it an extraordinary one in our art galleries, soaring atrium, theater, classrooms, boardroom, or historic Virginia House. 

PREFER A SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY?

Become an integral part of the VHS community by targeting your support for a specific program or project:

  • Conservation projects
  • Special and changing exhibitions
  • Created Equal Film Series in honor of Grady W. Powell
  • Banner Lecture Series in honor of Charles F. Bryan, Jr.
  • Research and digital initiatives
  • Virginia History Day

The VHS will prepare a customized proposal designed to serve your company’s unique interests and the needs of your community in the best possible way.