Become a Sponsor

of a Commemorative Event

Contribution Levels and Benefits

Presenter

$100,000 - $150,000

  • 25 concert tickets and VIP concert seating
  • Exhibits
  • Unveiling of commemorative plaques**
  • Legacy products*
  • Autographed program
  • Private sponsors' reception
  • All other events
Sponsor

$75,000

  • 20 concert tickets and VIP concert seating
  • Exhibits
  • Unveiling of commemorative plaques**
  • Legacy products*
  • Autographed program
  • Private sponsors' reception
  • All other events
Benefactor

$50,000

  • 15 concert tickets and VIP concert seating
  • Exhibits
  • Unveiling of commemorative plaques**
  • Legacy products*
  • Autographed program
  • Private sponsors' reception
  • All other events
Partner

$25,000

  • 15 concert tickets and VIP concert seating
  • Exhibits
  • Unveiling of commemorative plaques**
  • Legacy products*
  • Autographed program
  • Private sponsors' reception
  • All other events
Affiliate

$10,000

  • 10 concert tickets and VIP concert seating
  • Exhibits
  • Unveiling of commemorative plaques**
  • Legacy products*
  • Autographed program
  • Private sponsors' reception
  • All other events
Contributor

$7,500

  • 10 concert tickets
  • Exhibits
  • Unveiling of commemorative plaques**
  • Legacy products*
  • Private sponsors' reception
Promotor

$5,000

  • 8 concert tickets
  • Exhibits
  • Unveiling of commemorative plaques**
  • Legacy products*
  • Private sponsors' reception
Patron

$2,500

  • 6 concert tickets
  • Private sponsors' reception
Fellow

$1,000

  • 4 concert tickets
  • Private sponsors' reception
Friend

$500 or less

  • 2 concert tickets
  • Private sponsors' reception ($100 - $500)
We are pleased to acknowledge your gift on our website and at our numerous events.

Checks should be made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia for the MLK Commission Special Fund

* Legacy products

Legacy products and keepsakes commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation include: CDs, a poster, bookmarks, and cards depicting the commemorative plaques honoring the African Americans elected to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867–1868 and the General Assembly during Reconstruction.

** Commemorative plaques unveiling

Unveiling of the commemorative plaques will be held in September 2013 at the State Capitol.

Contact information:
Brenda H. Edwards
Senior Research Associate
Division of Legislative Services
General Assembly Building, 2nd Floor
201 North Ninth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 786-3591, ext. 232
bedwards@dls.virginia.gov