Become a Sponsor

Opportunities and Benefits

By becoming a sponsor, your complimentary tour tickets and Patron Party tickets will automatically be reserved for you. To secure your sponsorship, please call Akron Community Foundation at 330-376-8522 or download our sponsorship form: 

Become a Sponsor


$5,000+ Sugar Plum Home Sponsor (5 available)

  • Naming recognition at one of our general tour homes
  • Recognition in print ads promoting the Sugar Plum Tour
  • A full-page recognition in the Sugar Plum Tour Guide (virtual and print)
  • 6 tickets to the live tour and Patron Party on Dec. 5
  • 6 tickets to the virtual tour on Dec. 11 & 12
  • 2 tickets to a private brunch and preview tour on Dec. 4
  • 1 Sugar Plum Tour photo book
  • 1 commemorative holiday ornament
  • Recognition on GCEF's Facebook page
  • Recognition on the Sugar Plum Tour website

The 2021 tax-deductible portion is $4,070.


$5,000 Book Sponsor (only 1 available)

    • Name or logo on the cover of the Sugar Plum Tour photo book
    • Recognition in print ads promoting the Sugar Plum Tour
    • A full-page recognition in the Sugar Plum Tour Guide (virtual and print)
    • 6 tickets to the live tour and Patron Party on Dec. 5
    • 6 tickets to the virtual tour on Dec. 11 & 12
    • 2 tickets to a private brunch and preview tour on Dec. 4
    • 1 Sugar Plum Tour photo book
    • 1 commemorative holiday ornament
    • Recognition on GCEF's Facebook page
    • Recognition on the Sugar Plum Tour website

    The 2021 tax-deductible portion is $4,070.


    $2,500 Snowflake Sponsor

    • A half-page recognition in the Sugar Plum Tour Guide (virtual and print)
    • 4 tickets to the live tour and Patron Party on Dec. 5
    • 4 tickets to the virtual tour on Dec. 11 & 12
    • 2 tickets to a private brunch and preview tour on Dec. 4
    • 1 Sugar Plum Tour photo book
    • 1 commemorative holiday ornament
    • Recognition on GCEF's Facebook page
    • Recognition on the Sugar Plum Tour website

    The 2021 tax-deductible portion is $1,805.


    $1,500 Nutcracker Sponsor

    • A quarter-page recognition in the Sugar Plum Tour Guide (virtual and print)
    • 3 tickets to the live tour and Patron Party on Dec. 5
    • 3 tickets to the virtual tour on Dec. 11 & 12
    • 1 commemorative holiday ornament
    • Recognition on GCEF's Facebook page
    • Recognition on the Sugar Plum Tour website

    The 2021 tax-deductible portion is $1,120.


    $1,000 Mistletoe Sponsor

    • An eighth-page recognition in the Sugar Plum Tour Guide (virtual and print)
    • 2 tickets to the live tour and Patron Party on Dec. 5
    • 2 tickets to the virtual tour on Dec. 11 & 12
    • 1 commemorative holiday ornament
    • Recognition on GCEF's Facebook page
    • Recognition on the Sugar Plum Tour website

    The 2021 tax-deductible portion is $740.


    $500 Garland Sponsor

    • Your name will be listed in the Sugar Plum Tour Guide (virtual and print)
    • 2 tickets to the live tour and Patron Party on Dec. 5
    • 2 tickets to the virtual tour on Dec. 11 & 12
    • 1 commemorative holiday ornament
    • Recognition on GCEF's Facebook page
    • Recognition on the Sugar Plum Tour website

    The 2021 tax-deductible portion is $240.


    Payment must be secured by Dec. 1. Your tax acknowledgment card will confirm your reservation. Sponsorships and tickets are nonrefundable, but tickets may be transferred. The Gay Community Endowment Fund is an affiliate of Akron Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity.