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Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorship is a true, year-long partnership. Companies are an integral part of RAIN’s success. Companies gain brand recognition and awareness among the thousands that attend RAIN events every year. RAIN sponsorship opportunities can be tailored to meet specific needs and interests of businesses and corporations. Individual event sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

If you are interested in becoming a corporate supporter you can download the corporate sponsorship packet or contact Nathan Smith at 704.973.9818. 

Bronze Level: $1,000 

  • Static logo on RAIN and AIDS WALK Charlotte websites with hyperlink to your website 
  • Opportunity to have a table at AIDS WALK Charlotte (to be staffed by your company) 
  • RAIN will “Like” your business page on Facebook with an expectation of reciprocity 

Silver Level: $2,500 

  • Logo displayed on banner at two of RAIN’s signature events (AIDS WALK Charlotte and World AIDS Day Luncheon) 
  • Opportunity to have a table at AIDS WALK Charlotte (to be staffed by your company) 
  • Static logo on RAIN and AIDS WALK Charlotte websites with hyperlink to your website 
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte or a quarter page ad in the Gay Bingo Charlotte program 
  • RAIN will “Like” your business page on Facebook with an expectation of reciprocity 
  • At our discretion, we will post links on Facebook and Twitter to sponsors a minimum of once a month 

Gold Level: $5,000 

  • Logo displayed on banner at two of RAIN’s signature events (AIDS WALK Charlotte and World AIDS Day Luncheon) 
  • Use of tagline “Gold Sponsor of XXX” in your advertising for all signature events 
  • Opportunity to have a table at AIDS WALK Charlotte (to be staffed by your company) 
  • Static logo on RAIN and AIDS WALK Charlotte websites with hyperlink to your website 
  • Four (4) complimentary tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte or a half page ad in the Gay Bingo Charlotte Program 
  • Two (2) complimentary invitations to RAIN’s World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • RAIN will “Like” your business page on Facebook with an expectation of reciprocity 
  • At our discretion, we will post links on Facebook and Twitter to sponsors a minimum of once a month; maximum of three times 

Platinum Level: $10,000 

  • Large logo prominently displayed on banner at two of RAIN’s signature events (AIDS WALK Charlotte and World AIDS Day Luncheon) 
  • Use of tagline “Platinum Sponsor of XXX” in your advertising for all signature events 
  • Opportunity to have a table at AIDS WALK Charlotte or Gay Bingo Charlotte (to be staffed by your company) 
  • Spotlight in one monthly RAIN newsletter/e-newsletter 
  • Static logo on RAIN and AIDS WALK Charlotte websites with hyperlink to your website 
  • Six (6) complimentary tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Half page ad in the Gay Bingo Charlotte program 
  • Opportunity to have a representative recognize one of the AIDS WALK Charlotte award winners 
  • Four (4) complimentary invitations to RAIN’s World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • RAIN will “Like” your business page on Facebook with an expectation of reciprocity 
  • At our discretion, we will post links on Facebook and Twitter to sponsors a minimum of once a month; maximum of three times 

Presenting Level: $20,000 

  • Industry exclusivity for RAIN’s three signature events (AIDS WALK Charlotte, Gay Bingo Charlotte, and World AIDS Day Luncheon) 
  • Logo prominently placed on all custom t-shirts, gear and printed collateral for all events listed above 
  • Use of tagline “Presenting Sponsor of XXXX” in your advertising for all signature events 
  • Large logo prominently displayed on banner at all signature events 
  • Opportunity to have a premier table (booth space) at AIDS WALK Charlotte and Gay Bingo Charlotte (to be staffed by your company) 
  • Spotlight in two monthly RAIN newsletters/e-newsletters 
  • Static logo on RAIN, AIDS WALK Charlotte, and Gay Bingo Charlotte websites with hyperlink to your website 
  • One complimentary table (10 tickets) to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Full page color ad in the Gay Bingo Charlotte program 
  • Opportunity to have one piece of collateral placed in all attendee bags at RAIN’s Young Professional Mixer – averaging 300 to 400 attendees (provided by your company) 
  • Opportunity to have a representative address the crowd during the morning program of AIDS WALK Charlotte 
  • Six (6) complimentary invitations to RAIN’s World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Preferential team placement on the day of AIDS WALK Charlotte 
  • RAIN will “Like” your business page on Facebook with an expectation of reciprocity 
  • At our discretion, we will post links on Facebook and Twitter to sponsors a minimum of once a month; maximum of three times 

Sponsor Specific Events

AIDS WALK Charlotte 

Presenting Sponsor: $5,000 

  • Industry exclusivity as a Presenting Sponsor for AIDS WALK Charlotte (unless exclusivity is taken from a corporate investment sponsor—they have first right of refusal) 
  • Logo prominently placed on: 
  • Day of walk shirts 
  • Print and online advertisements 
  • Printed collateral including posters, brochures, flyers, toolkits, etc. 
  • All e-communications 
  • Large logo prominently displayed on day of walk sponsor signage 
  • Use of tagline “Presenting Sponsor of AIDS WALK Charlotte” in your advertising 
  • Opportunity to have a premier table/booth space (to be staffed by your company) 
  • “Featured Sponsor of the Week” designation in our e-communications 
  • Static logo on AIDS WALK Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Opportunity to have a representative speak to the crowd during the morning program 
  • Preferential team placement on the day of the walk 
  • Express check-in for team on the day of the walk 
  • Up to ten (10) day of walk t-shirts for your team (no matter of fundraising status) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions, custom messaging and boosts on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • One hashtag of your choosing (example: #wellsfargo) that will be included on all social media posts 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 
  • Additional benefits as requested 

Platinum Sponsor: $2,500 

  • Logo prominently displayed on day of walk sponsor signage 
  • Use of tagline “Platinum Sponsor of AIDS WALK Charlotte” in your advertising 
  • Opportunity to have a table/booth space (to be staffed by your company) 
  • “Featured Sponsor of the Week” designation in our e-communications 
  • Static logo on AIDS WALK Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Opportunity to have a representative recognize one of awardees during the morning program 
  • Up to six (6) day of walk t-shirts for your team (no matter of fundraising status) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 

Gold Sponsor: $1,000 

  • Logo displayed on day of walk sponsor signage 
  • Use of tagline “Gold Sponsor of AIDS WALK Charlotte” in your advertising 
  • Opportunity to have a table/booth space (to be staffed by your company) 
  • Static logo on AIDS WALK Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Up to four (4) day of walk t-shirts for your team (no matter of fundraising status) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

Silver Sponsor: $500 

  • Logo displayed on day of walk sponsor signage 
  • Static logo on AIDS WALK Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Up to two (2) day of walk t-shirts for your team (no matter of fundraising status) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

Bronze Sponsor: $250 

  • Logo displayed on day of walk sponsor banners 
  • Static logo on AIDS WALK Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts 
Gay Bingo Charlotte 

Presenting Sponsor: $5,000 

  • Industry exclusivity for Gay Bingo Charlotte (unless exclusivity is taken from a corporate investment sponsor then this is voided on specific event level – they have first right of refusal) 
  • Logo prominently placed on marketing materials/collateral including posters, programs, flyers, etc. 
  • Static logo on Gay Bingo Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • You or a representative will have the opportunity to welcome everyone and talk about your business or a short 
  • 1-2 minute video played to the 1,500 expected attendees and volunteers 
  • Reserved table (10 tickets/seats) to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Ten (10) drink tickets for the table 
  • Two (2) free parking passes 
  • Full page color ad (8.5” W x 11” L) in the official program 
  • Opportunity to have one piece of branded collateral placed on all tables (supplied by your business) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions, custom messaging and boosts on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • One hashtag (example: #lovetitos) that will be included on all social media posts 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 
  • Additional benefits as requested 

Reception Sponsor: $3,000 

  • Industry exclusivity as a Reception Sponsor for Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Opportunity to have a premier table/booth space (to be staffed by your company) during the pre-bingo reception 
  • Signage and sponsor banners throughout the reception area—up to four (4) banners 
  • Maximum of two (2) Reception Sponsors 
  • Special mention in the official program as a Reception Sponsor 
  • Six (6) complimentary tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Full page black and white ad (8.5” W x11” L) in the official program 
  • Static logo on Gay Bingo Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 

Wristband Sponsor: $2,000 

  • Logo on all wristbands worn by 1,500 expected attendees and volunteers (required for everyone attending Gay Bingo Charlotte) 
  • Maximum of one (1) Wristband Sponsor 
  • Special mention in the official program as Wristband Sponsor 
  • Four (4) reserved tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Half page black and white ad (8.5” W x 5.5” L) in the official program 
  • Static logo on Gay Bingo Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

Game Sponsor: $1,750 

  • You or a representative will have a brief opportunity (1-2 minutes) to talk about your business to the 1,500 expected attendees and volunteers on stage with Barbara Burning Bush 
  • You or a representative will call the numbers during your sponsored game 
  • Maximum of eight (8) Game Sponsors 
  • Four (4) reserved tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Half page black and white ad (8.5” W x 5.5” L) in the official program (with your game) 
  • Static logo on Gay Bingo Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Opportunity to have one piece of collateral placed on all tables (supplied by your business) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 

Ticket Sponsor: $1,250 

  • Your logo or ad placed on all electronic Gay Bingo Charlotte tickets (1,450 being sold) 
  • Maximum of one (1) Ticket Sponsor 
  • Special mention in the official program as the Ticket Sponsor 
  • Four (4) reserved tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Half page black and white ad (8.5” wide x 5.5” tall) in the official program 
  • Static logo on Gay Bingo Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

Diva Sponsor: $1,000 

  • A brief description of your business (2-3 sentences) read from the stage during “Who Wants to be a Diva” to the 1,500 expected attendees and volunteers 
  • Your company’s name connected to one of the volunteers participating in “Who Wants to be a Diva” example: Miss Novant Health - and used to encourage attendees to tip them 
  • Special mention in the official program as a Diva Sponsor 
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Half page black and white ad (8.5” W x 5.5” L) in the official program 
  • Static logo on Gay Bingo Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 

Community Sponsor: $300 

  • Static logo on Gay Bingo Charlotte website with hyperlink to your website 
  • Special mention in the official program as a Community Sponsor 
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to Gay Bingo Charlotte 
  • Half page black and white ad (8.5” W x 5.5” L) in the official program 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 

Raffle Sponsor 

Gay Bingo Charlotte invites you and your business to donate fabulous raffle prizes. Items can include gift baskets, gift certificates/cards, free passes, merchandise, tickets or anything you may want to donate to gain exposure to the expected 1,500 attendees and volunteers. Don’t stop at one donation. Give several items and each time your item comes up, your business is mentioned. 

World AIDS Day Luncheon 

Presenting Sponsor: $7,500 

  • Industry exclusivity for the World AIDS Day Luncheon (unless exclusivity is taken from a corporate investment sponsor then this is voided on specific event level – they have first right of refusal) 
  • Logo prominently displayed in event program and on sponsor signage 
  • Logo scrolling on screens in ballroom as Luncheon Presenting Sponsor prior to the event 
  • You or a representative have the opportunity to speak at the event (1 minute) 
  • Two (2) complimentary tables to the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Opportunity to have one piece of branded collateral placed on all tables (supplied by your business) 
  • Two (2) valet parking passes to the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Opportunity to have a table/booth space at the World AIDS Day Luncheon (to be staffed by your company) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions, custom messaging and boosts on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • One hashtag of your choosing (example: #bankofamerica) that will be included on all social media posts 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 
  • Additional benefits as requested 

Platinum Sponsor: $5,000 

  • Logo displayed in event program and on sponsor signage 
  • Logo scrolling on screens in ballroom as a Platinum sponsor prior of the event 
  • One (1) complimentary table at the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • One (1) valet parking pass to the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Opportunity to have a table/booth space at the World AIDS Day Luncheon (to be staffed by your company) 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 

Gold Sponsor: $3,000 

  • Logo displayed in event program 
  • Logo scrolling on screens in ballroom as a Gold Sponsor prior to the event 
  • Special mention from the podium at the event 
  • Opportunity to have a table/booth space at the World AIDS Day Luncheon (to be staffed by your company) 
  • One (1) complimentary table at the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Use of event photos for your promotional use 

Silver Sponsor: $1,250 

  • Logo displayed in event program 
  • Logo scrolling on screens in ballroom as a Silver Sponsor prior to the event 
  • One (1) complimentary table at the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

Pharmaceutical Sponsor: $1,000 

  • Logo displayed in event program 
  • Logo scrolling on screens in ballroom as a Pharmaceutical Sponsor prior to the event 
  • Two (2) complimentary seats at the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event 
  • RAIN will “Like” and “Follow” your business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 
  • Social media mentions on RAIN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

Individual Table Sponsor: $500 

  • One complimentary table at the World AIDS Day Luncheon 
  • Name listed in event program 
  • Name on table 
  • Invitation to attend RAIN’s donor thank you celebration event