THANKS SO MUCH TO ALL OF YOU WHO CAME OUT TO #NYCPOFEST2019!

CHECK BACK HERE IN FEBRUARY 2020 TO APPLY TO HOST A READING, VOLUNTEER, BECOME A VENDOR, OR PRESENT YOUR WORK AT THE 10TH ANNUAL #NYCPOFEST!

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SPONSORING OR OTHERWISE SUPPORTING THE NEW YORK CITY POETRY FESTIVAL IN 2020, PLEASE SEE BELOW.

TO BECOME A SPONSOR OF THE NEW YORK CITY POETRY FESTIVAL

choose a sponsorship level from the list below

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or

sponsor the event!

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS*

  • Silver Sponsor: $250

    • Your organization name and logo will be featured here on the website.

    • Your organization will be mentioned by name in the festival’s press release, in its brochure, on a banner at the entrance to the event, and at least once on the Poetry Society of New York’s Instagram & Facebook stories and in at least one post on its Twitter account.

    • You will be given a 6’ folding table and two chairs for exhibiting.

    • You will receive free admission for up to 4 representatives of your organization to the PSNY Members Tent.

  • Gold Sponsor: $500

    • All Silver Sponsor benefits

    • You will be given a 10’x10’ tent & a hanging sign with your organization name & logo.

  • Platinum Sponsor: $1000

    • All Gold Sponsor benefits

    • Your organization will be given a full hour in a priority time slot on one of the festival's stages

    • Your organization’s name AND LOGO will be featured in the festival’s brochure, on a step & repeat at the entrance to the event, and in DEDICATED stories on the Poetry Society of New York’s Instagram & Facebook accounts and in at least one DEDICATED post on its Twitter account.

  • Stage Sponsor: $2500

    • All Platinum Sponsor benefits

    • Your organization will be promoted as the official sponsor of one of the festival’s main stages, its open mic stage, or its children’s stage in the festival’s press release.

    • Your organization name and logo will be featured on a large banner on the stage of your choice.

    • Announcements will be made on your stage thanking your organization.

  • Volunteer Program Sponsor: $5000

    • All Platinum Sponsor benefits

    • Your organization will be promoted as the official sponsor of the New York City Poetry Festival volunteer program in the festival’s press release and in dedicated posts on the Poetry Society of New York’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts

    • Your organization name and logo will be featured on the festival’s volunteer t-shirts, which will be worn by over 50 volunteers each day

    • Your organization name and logo will be featured on a large banner in a location of your choice at the festival.

    • Announcements will be made on stage thanking your organization before the headliners go on each day.

  • Visual Arts Sponsor: $10,000

    • All Platinum Sponsor benefits

    • Your organization will be promoted as the official sponsor of the NYCPOFEST Visual Arts program in the festival’s press release and in dedicated posts on the Poetry Society of New York’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts

    • Your organization will have the option to be involved in the curation of the art shown.

    • Your organization name and logo will be featured on a large banner in a location of your choice at the festival and on additional signage and promotional materials related to the various art pieces, as appropriate

    • Announcements will be made on stage thanking your organization before the headliners go on each day

  • Title Sponsor: $25,000

    • All Platinum Sponsor benefits

    • Your organization will be featured as the official sponsor of the New York City Poetry Festival in all media related to the festival (i.e. The New York City Poetry Festival, brought to you by [your organization])

    • Your organization name and logo will be displayed prominently on banners throughout the festival, on volunteer t-shirts, in the festival’s press release, in its brochure, on flyers and posters, and in many posts (some dedicated) on the Poetry Society of New York’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts

    • Announcements will be made on all five stages throughout the day thanking your organization

    • Your staff and representatives will be allowed unlimited access to the VIP Area

    • Additional branding opportunities available upon request

*These are our standard sponsorship packages, but we are also open to other arrangements. If it’s important that your competitors aren’t present, we are happy to discuss exclusivity. If you are more interested in advertising space than presenting or tabling at the event, we can create a more robust advertising package. We can also work together to create a customized experience of your brand for our festival goers. PSNY’s production arm specializes in immersive, interactive, experiential marketing; it would be our pleasure to more meaningfully integrate your brand into the festival environment and the natural beauty of Governors Island.

Your Support Makes The New York City Poetry Festival Possible

Here are a few more ways you can contribute to NYCPOFEST 2019!

Membership

If you're a poetry lover who wishes to help sustain The Poetry Society of New York year-round, become a member of the society! Memberships start at $5/month and include a variety of perks, including admission to the members tent at the festival, where free drinks and snacks are served all day! The Poetry Society of New York is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and membership fees are tax-deductible. Learn more about PSNY here.

Donate

If you wish to make a charitable contribution this year, you can make a tax-deductible donation to The Poetry Society of New York. Keep in mind that many companies match charitable contributions made by their employees. Check in with your company’s HR department to find out if your employer might be one of them!

Donate

Shop

Support The Poetry Society of New York while you do your regular shopping online by using AmazonSmiles. AmazonSmiles is directing 0.5% of purchased items to qualified not-for-profit organizations, which includes PSNY. This is an easy way to support the society; all you have to do is use a slightly different URL (smile.amazon.com) when shopping on Amazon.

Fundraise

Enter: the Facebook Fundraiser. If you feel so inclined, host a fundraiser on your birthday this year and select The Poetry Society of New York, Inc. as your charity. You can, of course, also host a fundraiser anytime, on Facebook or elsewhere. Contact us if you are interested in finding out more about hosting a New York City Poetry Festival fundraiser!