2017 Endowments
& Finance Summit

October 12-13 | New York, NY

2017 Endowments & Finance Summit Logo

Sponsor Opportunities

2016 Endowments and Finance Summit Audience At A Glance

Foundation Type - 46% Independent, 41% Community, 13% Family

Attendee Asset Size - 21% over $500 million, 38% $111 to $499 million, 12% $51 to $110 million, 29% less than $50 million

Why Sponsor the Endowments and Finance Summit?

Sponsorship is one of the best ways to brand your organization as a thought leader and to highlight your commitment to advancing the philanthropic sector. As a sponsor, you will be able to:

  • Connect with industry decision makers. 70% of the 2016 Endowments and Finance Summit attendees were C-suite executives, with the majority having 6 or more years of financial or investment management experience.
  • Showcase your organization’s expertise at a best-in-class educational experience for Council members. The Council represents organizations with combined assets of over $210 billion and approximately $15 billion in giving.
  • Demonstrate your leadership. The Endowments and Finance Summit is the only event that brings together leaders from foundations of all asset sizes, types, and geographies for in-depth learning and networking.

To learn more about how to become a 2017 Endowments and Finance Summit sponsor, contact Sheden Willette, Development Manager, at 703-879-0616 or sheden.willette@cof.org.

Sponsor Packages

Education Partner ($100,000 or more)

Limited to One (1) Partner

  • Recognition as top supporter of Summit – Education Partner level exclusive
  • Acknowledgement from podium as top supporter during opening and closing plenaries — Education Partner level exclusive
  • Recognition as top supporter on on-site signage, Summit webpage
  • Five (5) complimentary registrations to the Summit
  • Opportunity to introduce a guest speaker at a plenary session
  • Logo & 50-word description with hyperlink featured on Summit sponsors webpage
  • Advance registration list and post-Summit attendee list
  • Name included in media release for Summit
  • Mention in This Week e-newsletter post-Summit
  • Exposure in Summit marketing efforts
  • Promotion of sponsorship over social media

Leadership Partner ($50,000-$99,999)

Limited to Two (2) Partners, One (1) Available

  • Acknowledgement from podium during opening and closing plenaries
  • Recognition as leading supporter on stand-alone signage
  • Four (4) complimentary registrations to the Summit
  • Logo with hyperlink featured prominently on Summit website
  • Logo looping on digital wall displays during Summit, if available
  • All other benefits bestowed at the Supporting Partner level

Supporting Partner ($25,000 to $49,999)

Limited to Two (2) Partners, Two (2) Available

  • Acknowledgement from podium during opening and closing plenaries
  • Three (3) complimentary registrations to the Summit
  • Logo with hyperlink featured prominently on Summit website
  • Logo looping on digital wall displays during Summit, if available
  • All other benefits bestowed at the Closing Plenary Partner level

Photo from 2015 Endowments Summit ClassroomClosing Plenary Partner ($20,000)

Limited to One (1) Partner, One (1) Available

  • Acknowledgement from podium during sponsored session. Session topics are predetermined.
  • Three (3) complimentary registrations to the Summit
  • Photos with Council leadership during Summit
  • Logo featured on-screen at Summit plenary sessions
  • Logo and sponsorship featured in Summit marketing
  • All other benefits bestowed at the Networking Reception Partner level

Networking Reception Partner ($15,000) - SOLD 

Limited to One (1) Partner

  • Opportunity to welcome attendees to the sponsored networking reception — Networking Reception Partner exclusive.
  • Two (2) complimentary registrations to the Summit
  • Mention pre- and post-Summit in the Council’s e-newsletter, This Week
  • All other benefits bestowed at the Concurrent and Pre-Summit Session Partner level

Concurrent Session Partner ($12,000)

Limited to Nine (9) Partners, Eight (8) Available

  • Opportunity to participate in a 90-minute concurrent session as part of a balanced group of practitioners, service providers, and foundations on a topic mutually agreed upon with the Council - Concurrent Session Partner exclusive
  • Two (2) complimentary registrations to the Summit, which includes a Networking Reception
  • Logo featured in on-site program, Summit signage, and in Summit app with name of sponsored session
  • Logo & 50-word description with hyperlink featured on Summit sponsors webpage
  • Advance registration list and post-Summit attendee list
  • Name included in media release for Summit
  • Mention inThis Weeke-newsletter post-Summit
  • Exposure in Summit marketing efforts
  • Promotion of sponsorship over social media

Learning Lab Partner ($7,500) - SOLD 

Limited to Six (6) Partners

  • Opportunity to present on a mutually agreed upon topic during 60-minute block session during the Summit — Learning Lab Partner exclusive
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the Summit
  • Logo featured on onsite Summit signage
  • Organization description featured on Summit sponsor page
  • All other benefits bestowed at the Breakfast Roundtable Partner level

Photo from 2015 Endowments Summit Breakfast RoundtableTechnology Partner ($5,000)

Limited to One (1) Partner, One (1) Available

  • Recognition as the official sponsor of the Summit’s app and free WiFi — Technology Partner exclusive
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the Summit
  • Logo featured on on-site Summit signage
  • Organization description featured on Summit sponsor page
  • All other benefits bestowed at the Breakfast Roundtable Partner level

Breakfast Roundtable Partner ($3,500)

Limited to Five (5) Partners, One (1) Available

  • Opportunity to lead a discussion on a mutually agreed upon topic at a 10-top table on Friday, October 13 — Breakfast Roundtable Partner exclusive
  • Signage with logo on sponsored table
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the Summit
  • Promotion of sponsorship over social media
  • Exposure in Summit marketing efforts
  • All other benefits bestowed at the Partner level

Partner ($3,499 or Below)

  • Logo with hyperlink on Summit sponsor page
  • Logo featured in on-site program
  • Mention in This Week e-newsletter post-Summit