Sponsorship & Funders
Major Funders Help SOPAC Thrive
We are grateful to the many who provide financial support to SOPAC. Your generosity and support is critical to our work and our sustainability.
Along with individual contributions, SOPAC is proud to acknowledge the major funding we receive from our foundation, corporate, and government partners. Through their generosity, we can provide high quality engaging performances at affordable prices and serve over 40,000 people each year.
Become a Major Funder
Your business can become a valued partner in SOPAC’s artistic, educational, and community activities. Contact Freddy Arsenault at (973) 382-1033 or firstname.lastname@example.org for customizable sponsorship packages to suit your business needs.
The following Foundations, Corporations and Businesses are Major Funders of SOPAC
SOPAC programs are made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Dance performances at SOPAC are supported in part by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.
NJ.com is a proud sponsor of SOPAC and is New Jersey’s #1 local news and information website. Visit now.
SOPAC programs are supported in part by a grant from NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.
$50,000 – $100,000
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
NJ Advance Media / NJ.com*
Anthony J. and Margaret D. Richards Family Foundation
Samuel H. Scripps Foundation
Spartan Capital Securities, LLC
Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation
NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism
Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation
Howard Gilman Foundation
Orange Orphan Society
Hyde & Watson Foundation
Hirzel Canning Company
E.J. Grassmann Trust
Wilshire Grand Hotel*
BCB Community Bank
Diana Hart Fine Catering*
Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky*
Iris Family Fund
George A. Ohl , Jr. Charitable Trust
Fannie and Morris Sklaw Foundation
The Bass Foundation
* denotes in-kind contributions
The ARTS Mean BUSINESS
SOPAC seeks to encourage community partnerships by customizing sponsorship packages to meet the needs of your business. The opportunities below can be combined in a way that suits your company’s budget and highlights its priorities. Benefits to your business may include:
Named sponsor of the SOPAC show of your choice
Discount code for your employees to SOPAC-presented events
Free tickets to SOPAC-presented shows: ideal for entertaining colleagues & associates
Over 40,000 people visit SOPAC each year
Logo signage year-round on lobby TV’s
Logo placement in our pre-show slideshow
SOPAC Season Materials
Season Program Placement (20,000 printed per season)
Brochure Placement (35,000 printed and mailed)
E-news logo placement (35,000 emails weekly)
Logo placement, company link and sponsorship credit (115,000+ visitors)
Why be a SOPAC Sponsor?
You know that arts improve the quality of life in your community
With your support, SOPAC can keep tickets prices affordable
Your support helps bring world-class talent to SOPAC’s intimate stage
Because you know that non-profit organizations like SOPAC rely on your contributions to remain financially healthy
SOPAC had an operating budget of $3.3 million in FY18, with 43% coming from contributed income. Like other nonprofit art centers, SOPAC relies heavily on donations and institutional support. A priority for the coming year is expanding SOPAC’s Membership base even further to keep our programming exciting and diverse. Membership continues to grow, reflecting the level of community support that SOPAC stimulates as we offer great artistic programming along with great value.
Financial statements for fiscal years 2014 – 2018 are available to view from the links below. Additional documents can be made available upon request to info@SOPACnow.org.