Donations & Sponsorship

DONATIONS

Oakland Art Murmur is a California non-profit public benefit corporation. We are fiscally-sponsored on the federal level by Fractured Atlas, who processes tax-deductable donations on our behalf.

Donations and sponsorships help us to cover administrative overheads, maintain our website, postcards, press campaigns, and generally promote Oakland’s visual art scene and reputation both locally and nationally. To learn more details about our mission, programs, and impact, please see our ABOUT page.

For information about becoming a member of our Friends of Oakland Art Murmur program, click HERE.

To make a charitable donation by credit card, click DONATE NOW. Any amount is appreciated!

If you prefer to mail a check, please make your check out to Fractured Atlas with Oakland Art Murmur in the memo line, or we will not be able to produce a letter for you for tax purposesPlease mail your check to Oakland Art Murmur, 416 26th St, Oakland, CA 94612.

 

SPONSORSHIP CATEGORIES

A. PRIMARY SPONSORS  Donation of $3,000 or more.

  • Logo placement and a link to your website (if applicable) on the homepage of OAM’s website, with a description of your business on our Sponsors page.
  • Logo placement on the Oakland Art Murmur visitors brochure.
  • Reciprocal promotion of sponsor’s cultural activities.
  • Membership with Friends of OAM at the Sponsor level.

 

B. PROGRAM SPONSORS  Donation of $1,000 or more and identification with a specific program.

  • Logo placement (if applicable) on the home page of OAM’s website with a description of your business, and a link to your website.
  • Logo printing, or individual acknowledgement, on any materials related to the specific programs or projects being sponsored.
  • Membership with Friends of OAM at the Sponsor level.

Programs available for sponsorship…

Third Saturday Walking TourThis program needs advertising, card printing, and honoraria for external leaders. The name of sponsors who fund this program will appear on cards.

Flourish: Support our annual fundraising gala. The name of sponsors who fund this program will appear on invitations and programs.

Print Promotion: Sponsor the OAM brochure, which is distributed to galleries, hotels, and at tourist information desks throughout the region, and special programing postcards.

 

D. MEDIA PARTNER  Commitment agreed for ongoing print and online promotion on a limited basis, in-kind donation valued in excess of $1,000.

  • Logo placement and a link to your website (if applicable) on the homepage of OAM’s website, with a description of your business on our Sponsors page.
  • Reciprocal promotion of your cultural activities.
  • Membership with Friends of OAM at the Sponsor level.

 

E. MEDIA SPONSOR  Commitment for ongoing print promotion on an annual basis, in-kind donation valued in excess of $10,000.

  • Logo placement and a link to your website (if applicable) on the homepage of OAM’s website, with a description of your business on our Sponsors page.
  • Reciprocal promotion of your cultural activities.
  • Membership with Friends of OAM at the Sponsor level.

 

F. CULTURAL PARTNERS  Display OAM logo on website; agreed exchange of cross-promotion services and/or discounts for members.

  • Logo placement and a link to your website (if applicable) on the homepage of OAM’s website, with a description of your business on our Sponsors page.
  • Reciprocal promotion of your cultural activities.
  • Invitation to several annual gallery district nights with refreshments and entertainment.
  • Opportunities to engage with a growing network of patrons of the visual arts at Friends of OAM events.

 

BECOMING A SPONSOR

  1. Carefully read the list of sponsorship requirements and benefits listed in sponsorship categories above.
  2. Determine the most appropriate sponsorship category for your business.
  3. Fill out the OAM Sponsorship form.
  4. Email the form to director@oaklandartmurmur.org or mail a hard-copy of the form to:

Oakland Art Murmur
416 26th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Submit your payment, either by check or by credit card. Make checks out to FRACTURED ATLAS with Oakland Art Murmur in the subject line, and mail to the address above. (Fractured Atlas is our Fiscal Sponsor and handles federal reporting and generation of letters for tax purposes.) For credit card payments, use the following link: https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/contribute/donate/4476.

All sponsorships must be mutually agreed upon. If you are not a previous sponsor or have not been invited to sponsor Oakland Art Murmur, the sponsorship agreement is subject to approval by the Oakland Art Murmur Board of Directors.

Please note also that donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. If you receive tickets to a special event as part of your benefits package, the value of the tickets will be deducted from the tax-deductible portion of your donation.

 

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