Sponsorships

At Leadership Buffalo your funds go a long way. You are supporting an organization that cares about the community and you are providing opportunities for individuals to make Buffalo better. We exist because of the need for a more informed and connected community that drives social change.

55%

of funds raised provide scholarships for our programs

35%

of funds raised support our Youth Leadership program

10%

of funds raised are used for sponsorship fulfillment

Sponsorship Opportunities
click on the name of the sponsorship for more detail

 

VALUES AWARDS LUNCHEON
The Values Awards Luncheon is Leadership Buffalo's annual signature fundraising event honoring leaders in the community who best exemplify one of LB's four core values; Service, Inclusion, Diversity and Openness To Change.
Guest attendance: Approximately 700

Exclusive Media Presenting Sponsor - $15,000
Exclusive Presenting Sponsor  - SOLD
Platinum Sponsor (industry exclusive) - $10,000
Diamond Sponsor - $7,500
Gold Sponsor - $5,000
Silver Sponsor - $2,500
Bronze Sponsor - $1,500


CONNECTIONS PODCAST
The Connections Podcast is a monthly Podcast running January through December. Each episode will be a conversation with a community leader centered in our values of Service, Diversity, Openness to Change, Inclusion, and Community. We will be having open dialogue about living in our city all while connecting people and inspiring change.
Circulation: Unlimited

Exclusive Sponsor - $5,000


MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
The online membership directory features the list of our 3,000+ alumni. All paid members will receive access to the directory year round.
Circulation: Approximately 700

Exclusive Sponsor - $2,500


RECRUITMENT OPEN HOUSE 
Leadership Buffalo's annual recruitment open house is designed to create more awareness for the organization. It is also a networking opportunity for prospects, current class members and graduates of Leadership Buffalo.
Guest attendance: Approximately 250

Industry Exclusive Sponsor - $2,500


NAME TAG SPONSOR - SOLD
The name tag sponsor will receive constant visibility throughout the year. Current class members will wear their name tags at each day session (four programs, meet once a month) and at events throughout the year. After graduation, each member will keep their name tag.
Classes: Class Experience, Rising Leaders and Experience Buffalo (approximately 150 individuals)

Exclusive Sponsor - $2,500


WATER BOTTLES - SOLD
The water bottle sponsor will receive visibility throughout the year and assist LB to promote a more eco-friendly lifestyle. 2019 class members will receive a branded water bottle at the beginning of the year and encouraged to use at every day session as a part of our efforts to Go Green.
Classes: Class Experience and Rising Leaders (approximately 110 individuals)

Exclusive Sponsor - $2,500


YOUTH LEADERSHIP
Youth Leadership (YL) is a ten-month leadership enrichment program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors representing schools throughout our community. This sponsorship will host up to three students for the upcoming program year.
Class Size: Approximately 55

Industry Exclusive Sponsor - $2,500


LB REVISITED
LB Revisited offers a chance for graduates to once again be a part of the LB Experience affording the "back stage pass" to all that is happening in Buffalo today.
Class Size: Approximately 30 per session (three total)

Exclusive Sponsor (all three sessions) - $1,500


ANNUAL REPORT / STATE OF LB LUNCHEON 
The Leadership Buffalo Annual Report features statistics and a look forward of LB and its membership. The report is initially released at the State of LB and will be used in marketing materials throughout the year.
Circulation of Annual Report: Approximately 4,000
Event Attendance: Approximately 200

Exclusive Sponsor - $5,000


 

REFILLABLE HAND SANITIZER 
The Leadership Buffalo hand sanitizers will showcase the sponsor logo on each container provided to the 2021 classes. Participants will use throughout their year and beyond. Distributed to Class Experience, Rising Leaders, Youth Leadership, and Experience Buffalo.
Class Size: Approximately 150

Exclusive Sponsor - $2,500


GOLF SCHOLARSHIP TOURNAMENT 
The Leadership Buffalo Scholarship Golf Tournament was created to raise funds to support scholarships for all of our programs; Class Experience, Rising Leaders, Youth Leadership and Experience Buffalo. All funds raised will allow us to provide the opportunity for all to experience LB and all our community has to offer.
Guest attendance: Approximately 150

Exclusive Presenting Sponsor - $5,000
More sponsor options listed


TEN PIN THROWDOWN 
The Ten Pin Throwdown is Leadership Buffalo's annual bowling event created to raise funds to support scholarships for all of our programs; Class Experience, Rising Leaders, Youth Leadership and Experience Buffalo. All funds raised will allow us to give everyone the opportunity to experience LB and all our community has to offer.
Guest attendance: Approximately 250

Exclusive Presenting Sponsor - $5,000
More sponsor options listed


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES 
Ensure that all professionals in our community, regardless of their financial situation can participate in these professional development sessions.

Exclusive Sponsor - $5,00