Why Become A Sponsor?
As a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, the World Affairs Council relies on its partnerships with individuals, foundations and businesses to deliver its dynamic programming and educational opportunities to the Jacksonville community and Northeast Florida schools.
As a World Affairs Council Sponsor, you join a diverse group of companies, foundations and individuals who are passionate about expanding international awareness and understanding. Council sponsors are showcased to more than 800 Council members who are:
- Highly educated: more than 97% of adult Council members have a college degree
- Financially successful: $150,000 median household income
- Drawn from across Northeast Florida
- Very committed to continuing their support of the community and the Jacksonville Council
There are four levels of sponsorship available, beginning at $3,000. Specially tailored sponsorship packages can be crafted by request and additional sponsorship opportunities are likely to arise throughout the season.
As a sponsor, you are able to support any of the following series:
Global Issues Evenings
Free and open to the general public, this series features evening programs delivered by prominent speakers on a wide range of international issues.
- Global Business Luncheons
A speaker series that offers invaluable insight to the business community on international political, economic,business and financial trends.
- Education Outreach
Support a number of programs that focus on extending and enhancing resources for students and teachers.
Opportunities to be showcased in front of targeted audiences that may include top-tier members and sponsors, our growing network of Council EDGE (Young Professional) members or the general membership.
Additional opportunities include sponsoring a high school team for the Admiral Jonathan T. Howe Academic WorldQuest in February ($500) and sponsoring a Global Business Luncheon table of 10 ($1,000).
If you or your organization is interested in partnering with the Council, please contact Trina Medarev, Executive Director & CEO of World Affairs Council of Jacksonville via email or call (904) 280-8162.
Download our Sponsorship Brochure for more information.