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Corporate Giving

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

We invite you to join us in bringing exhibits and programs to the great state of Texas. Through your partnership with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, your company will be seen by a broad demographic base throughout the state, providing your company with an opportunity to increase visibility, image, and brand awareness. Today’s corporate sponsors help the ITC fulfill its mission by funding its operations, educational programs, festival and special exhibitions. We welcome a dialogue on building a sponsorship tailored to your company’s needs.

Supporting cultural preservation and diversity will enhance your brand and demonstrate your commitment to the community. You will also have access to our amazing facility for client engagements that provide a memorable experience like no other.

Please contact the Advancement Office at (210) 458-2234 for more information on how your company can partner with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures.

  • Corporate Circle Memberships
  • Program Sponsorship
  • Exhibition Sponsorship
  • Ways to Give

CORPORATE CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP

Invest in an Corporate Circle Membership to the ITC to receive the following benefits for you, your staff and your customers.

All Corporate Circle Membership levels include:

  • 20% discount at Museum Store
  • Special VIP invites to events and receptions
  • Recognition in Annual Report, website and social media pages

TRAILBLAZER ($5,000+)

  • Complimentary admission for a year for up to 25 designated executives, 1 accompanying guest each and children under 18
  • 10 Complimentary Guest Passes* to give to business associates
  • 5 VIP Guest Passes to Asian Festival
  • 5 VIP Guest Passes to Texas Folklife Festival
  • 1 museum facility rental at discounted at 5% off within the period of one year

EXECUTIVE ($10,000+)

  • Complimentary admission for a year for your entire staff, 1 accompanying guest each and children under 18
  • 25 Complimentary Guest Passes* to give to business associates
  • Sponsor any one (1) specific project/programming opportunity **
  • 10 VIP Guest Passes to Asian Festival
  • 10 VIP Guest Passes to Texas Folklife Festival
  • 1 museum facility rental at discounted at 10% off within the period of one year

PRESIDENT’S ($25,000+)

  • Complimentary admission for a year for your staff, 1 accompanying guest each and children under 18
  • 50 Complimentary Guest Passes* to give to business associates
  • Sponsor any two (2) specific project/programming opportunities**
  • 25 VIP Guest Passes to Asian Festival
  • 5 VIP Guest Passes to Texas Folklife Festival
  • 1 museum facility rental discounted at 25% off within the period of one year

CHAIRMAN’S ($50,000+)

  • Complimentary admission for a year for your staff, 1 accompanying guest each and children under 18
  • 75 Complimentary Guest Passes* to give to business associates
  • Sponsor any (3) three specific project/programming opportunities **
  • 50 VIP Guest Passes to Asian Festival
  • 50 VIP Guest Passes to Texas Folklife Festival
  • 1 free museum facility rental within the period of one year
  • Naming opportunity at Texas Folklife Festival
  • Guest Passes include your company logo
  • Specific project/programming opportunities (starting at the Benefactor level):
  • Sponsor field trip
  • Sponsor programming at the Texas Folklife Festival and/or Asian Festival; or Sponsor specific exhibitions and collections programs
  • Sponsor Education Programming (options include: Distance Learning initiatives, Educator Workshops, Family Days, and more)
  • Texan Fund: Unrestricted Sponsorship for ITC’s Greatest Need
Corporate Circle Membership Form

PROGRAM SPONSORS

We invite you to join us in bringing educational and public programs to the great state of Texas. Through your partnership with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, your company will be seen by a broad demographic base throughout the state, providing your company with an opportunity to increase visibility, image, and brand awareness. Today’s corporate sponsors help the ITC fulfill its mission by funding its operations, educational programs, festival and special exhibitions. We welcome a dialogue on building a sponsorship tailored to your company’s needs. Supporting cultural preservation and diversity will enhance your brand and demonstrate your commitment to the community. You will also have access to our amazing facility for client engagements that provide a memorable experience like no other.

RECOGNITION

As a sponsor of one of The Institute’s upcoming exhibitions, your company will receive prominent recognition on exhibition-related materials, on site, online, and in print, including:

  • Printed program materials
  • Program webpage on Museum’s website
  • Signage during program(s)
  • Recognition on the Museum’s social media channels
  • Invitations to opening receptions, programs and special events
  • Digital press materials, including program’s press release (if applicable)
  • All educational materials complementing program (if applicable)
  • All print and web advertisements (if applicable)
  • Acknowledgment in Annual Report and any printed listing of the Museum’s corporate contributors

OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLIENTS AND EMPLOYEES

Employees of your company can also benefit from the program sponsorship through:

  • Unlimited annual admission for company employees and their immediate family (based on program sponsorship level)
  • Invitations to opening receptions, and Membership events

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

The following sponsorship benefits would be available to your company at an additional cost:

  • Supplemental advertising to increase visibility
  • Hosting private evening events while the Museum is closed to the public
  • Hosting small (less than 100) breakfast, lunches and meetings in the Museum during operating hours

Current Program Sponsorship Packets

  • Brewing Up Texas
  • Asian Festival – Members Tea

EXHIBITION SPONSORS

We invite you to join us in bringing exhibits and programs to the great state of Texas. Through your partnership with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, your company will be seen by a broad demographic base throughout the state, providing your company with an opportunity to increase visibility, image, and brand awareness. Today’s corporate sponsors help the ITC fulfill its mission by funding its operations, educational programs, festival and special exhibitions. We welcome a dialogue on building a sponsorship tailored to your company’s needs.

Supporting cultural preservation and diversity will enhance your brand and demonstrate your commitment to the community. You will also have access to our amazing facility for client engagements that provide a memorable experience like no other.

RECOGNITION

As a sponsor of one of The Institute’s upcoming exhibitions, your company will receive prominent recognition on exhibition-related materials, on site, online, and in print, including:

  • Title wall at exhibition entrance
  • Exhibition webpage on Museum’s website
  • Signage placed throughout the Museum
  • Recognition on the Museum’s social media channels
  • Invitations to opening receptions, programs and special events
  • Digital press materials, including exhibition’s press release
  • All educational materials complementing exhibition (if applicable)
  • All print and web advertisements (if applicable)
  • Acknowledgment in Annual Report and any printed listing of the Museum’s corporate contributors
  • Opportunities for Clients and Employees
  • Employees of your company will also benefit from the exhibit sponsorship through:
  • Unlimited annual admission for company employees and their immediate family (based on sponsorship level)
  • Invitations to opening receptions, and Membership events

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

The following sponsorship benefits would be available to your company at an additional cost:

  • Supplemental advertising to increase visibility
  • Hosting private evening events while the Museum is closed to the public
  • Hosting small (less than 100) breakfast, lunches and meetings in the Museum during operating hours
  • Hosting private exhibition viewings for employees and/or clients while the Museum is closed to the public

TEXAN FUND

The Texan Fund focuses on supporting the ITC on a holistic level. Annual gifts to the Texan Fund directly support and enhance everything the Institute of Texan Cultures has to offer.

Our mission is to give voice to the experiences of people from across the globe that call Texas home providing insight into our past, present and future.

Gifts to the Texan Fund are more important than ever to ensure the Institute has continued success in its mission of providing the forum for the stories of Texas and Texans through educational and public programming, special events and exhibitions.

For more information about The Texan Fund and other ways to support the ITC, such as memberships, volunteer opportunities, and sponsorship information, please call 210-458-2234 or CLICK HERE to make your gift easily through our secure system.

PLANNED GIVING

Planned gifts or legacies allow the Institute of Texan Cultures to build its endowment and ensure that the museum is telling the stories of Texans for years to come.

A gift from your estate may reduce your tax burden, increase your income and enhance your family’s legacy. There are varieties of options, such as a bequest in your will, to life-income gifts, which can provide you with an income during your lifetime before the institute may benefit from your gift. A plan can be developed that will work toward your charitable and financial goals while supporting the institute. For more information, call your estate planning professional or contact the Advancement Office at (210) 458-2234.

MEMORIAL GIFTS

Legacies allow the Institute of Texan Cultures to build its endowment and ensure that the museum’s stories of Texans can be told for years to come. You can honor the memory of a loved one through a donation to our endowment fund. For more information, call your estate planning professional or contact the Advancement Office at (210) 458-2234.

ARTIFACT DONATION

All offers to the museum’s permanent collections are evaluated by the museum’s Collections Committee to ensure the object fits into our collecting needs, is something we can commit to caring for long-term, and is not already well-represented. Offers of this type of item are primarily evaluated based on their condition, size, and appropriateness for current and upcoming exhibit projects. Please be aware that ITC is prohibited from providing appraisals of value. For more information, contact ITCcollections@utsa.edu.

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