Support Oakland Art Murmur

Donations and sponsorships help us to cover administrative overheads, maintain our website, print and update the Visual Arts Venue Guide, and generally promote Oakland’s visual art scene and reputation both locally and nationally.

MISSION

Oakland Art Murmur strengthens Oakland’s diverse visual arts communities by providing access to resources, programming, and experiences. We connect and sustain Oakland’s vibrant visual arts culture to engage and enrich the Oakland community.

To learn more details about our programs and impact, please see our about page.

Individuals and families are invited to support the Oakland Art Murmur here. Below are the opportunities for organizations and businesses to support OAM. To learn about our existing supporting Sponsors and Partners, click here.

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. To become a sponsor or partner with OAM, please scroll to the bottom of the page.


SPONSORSHIP CATEGORIES

PATRON

Donation of $5,000 and above
  • Primary logo placement on the printed Oakland Art Murmur gallery guide for one calendar year.
  • Primary logo placement on the Oakland Art Murmur weekly email newsletter for one calendar year.
  • Logo placement and a link to your website (if applicable) on the homepage of oaklandartmurmur.org, with a description of your business on our sponsors page for one calendar year.
  • Complimentary event tickets (limited number)
  • Opportunities to engage with a growing network of patrons of the visual arts at events.
  • Opportunity to create advertising and promotional material in consultation with OAM to generate visibility in connection with sponsorship.
  • Sponsor Gift Pack

BENEFACTOR

Donation of $2,000 – $4,999
  • Secondary logo placement on the printed Oakland Art Murmur gallery guide for one calendar year.
  • Secondary logo placement on the Oakland Art Murmur weekly email newsletter for one calendar year.
  • Logo placement and a link to your website (if applicable) on the homepage of oaklandartmurmur.org, with a description of your business on our sponsors page for one calendar year.
  • Complimentary event tickets (limited number)
  • Opportunities to engage with a growing network of patrons of the visual arts at events.
  • Sponsor Gift Pack

ENTHUSIAST

Donation of $1,000 – $1,999
  • Secondary logo placement on the printed Oakland Art Murmur gallery guide for one calendar year.
  • 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 for one calendar year (reaching over 10,000 possible patrons).
  • Complimentary event tickets (limited number)
  • Opportunities to engage with a growing network of patrons of the visual arts at events.
  • Sponsor Gift Pack

ADVOCATE

Donation of $500 – $999
  • Logo placement and a link to your website on the homepage of oaklandartmumur.org, with a description of your business on our sponsors page for one calendar year.
  • Complimentary event tickets (limited number)
  • Opportunities to engage with a growing network of patrons of the visual arts at events.
  • Sponsor Gift Pack

SUPPORTER

Donation of $100 – $499
  • Your name listed as a financial supporter on oaklandartmurmur.org
  • Weekly newsletter with Oakland Art Murmur exhibition and event updates.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Donation of $50 or $200

PARTNER CATEGORIES

MEDIA PARTNERS

In exchange for in-kind donation or discount, recognition by OAM as a Partner.
  • 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.
  • 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 events.

CULTURAL PARTNERS

Agreed exchange of cross-promotion and collaboration for mutual benefit.
  • 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 partner’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 events.

 BECOMING A SPONSOR OR PARTNER

  1. Review 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.
  4. Or send a letter to:Oakland Art Murmur Inc. P.O. BOX 10112, 490 Lake Park Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610-9991

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.