Donations & Sponsorship

DONATIONS

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.

Individuals and families are invited to support the Oakland Art Murmur through the Friends of Oakland Art Murmur program. For details, click HERE. Below are the opportunities for organizations and businesses to support OAM.

Oakland Art Murmur Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) corporation, and all donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Tax ID # 27-3742461.  Donations via credit card can be made online via the Oakland Art Murmur Square Up Marketplace.  If you prefer to make a donation to Oakland Art Murmur via check, please direct to Oakland Art Murmur Inc., 416 26th St, Oakland, CA 94612.

SPONSORSHIP CATEGORIES

A. GOLD LEVEL SPONSORSHIP  

Donation of $5,000 or more.

  • Primary logo placement on the printed Oakland Art Murmur gallery guide.
  • Primary logo placement on the Oakland Art Murmur monthly email newsletter.
  • Primary 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.
  • Access to Friends of Oakland Art Murmur benefits:
    • Representation at Friends of Oakland Art Murmur events.
    • Discount code for tickets to VIP Oakland Art Murmur events throughout the year, such as tours of museum exhibitions, printing presses, and private art collections.
    • Discounted / complimentary access for four to select Oakland Art Murmur events.
    • Four tickets to OAM’s annual fundraising gala and auction, FLOURISH.

B. SILVER LEVEL SPONSORSHIP  

Donation of $3,000 or more.

  • Secondary logo placement on the printed Oakland Art Murmur gallery guide.
  • Secondary logo placement on the Oakland Art Murmur monthly email newsletter.
  • Secondary 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.
  • Access to Friends of Oakland Art Murmur benefits:
    • Representation at Friends of Oakland Art Murmur events.
    • Discount code for tickets to VIP Oakland Art Murmur events throughout the year, such as tours of museum exhibitions, printing presses, and private art collections.
    • Discounted / complimentary access for two to select Oakland Art Murmur events.
    • Two tickets to OAM’s annual fundraising gala and auction, FLOURISH.

C. BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORSHIP  

Donation of $1,000 or more.

  • Secondary 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.
  • Access to Friends of Oakland Art Murmur benefits:
    • Representation at Friends of Oakland Art Murmur events.
    • Discount code for tickets to VIP Oakland Art Murmur events throughout the year, such as tours of museum exhibitions, printing presses, and private art collections.
    • Discounted / complimentary access for two to select Oakland Art Murmur events.
    • Two tickets to OAM’s annual fundraising gala and auction, FLOURISH.

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 organization on our Sponsors page.
  • Reciprocal promotion of sponsor’s cultural activities.
  • Discounted / complimentary access for two to select Oakland Art Murmur events.
  • Opportunities to engage with a growing network of patrons of the visual arts at Friends of Oakland Art Murmur events.

BECOMING A SPONSOR / Cultural Parnter

  1. Carefully read the list of sponsorship categories above.
  2. Determine the most appropriate sponsorship category for your business or organization.
  3. Send us an email of your interest to whatsup@oaklandartmurmur.org.

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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