2017 Maple Sponsorships

Becoming a sponsor of the Arboretum insures that educational programs, research, and day-to-day operations continue. The four different levels of sponsorship allow us to thank you by highlighting your generosity at Raulston Blooms! and Gala in the Garden. To show our appreciation, we will provide complimentary tickets to events, host private garden tours, and offer free memberships. Please become a 2017 Maple Sponsor today (printable mail-in payment form)!

Become a Sponsor

Levels and Benefits

Diamond Maple Sponsor – $10,000 Be Front and Center at the Gala

  • Tent space to showcase your company on April 1, 2017, at Raulston Blooms! ($100.00 value) 
  • One-day use of rental space at the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center!
    (Based on availability – $2,025.00 value, space accommodates 125–150 people)
  • Twenty tickets for Gala in the Garden May 7, 2017 ($60.00 value each ticket)
  • Prominent recognition in all event programs, signage, the Arboretum newsletter and Web site.
  • Special thanks on the inside right page of the 2017 JCRA print newsletter
  • Private tour of the Arboretum with the director or the assistant director and a special plant for you and up to 20 guests
  • Two JCRA Family/Dual Membership Gift Certificates

Platinum Maple Sponsor – $5,000

  • Tent space to showcase your company on April 1, 2017, at Raulston Blooms! ($100.00 value) 
  • Fourteen tickets for Gala in the Garden May 7, 2017 ($60.00 value each ticket)
  • Prominent recognition in all event programs, signage, the Arboretum newsletter and Web site.
  • Special thanks on the inside right page of the 2017 JCRA print newsletter
  • Private tour of the Arboretum with the director or the assistant director and a special plant for you and up to 20 guests
  • One JCRA Family/Dual Membership Gift Certificate

Gold Maple Sponsor – $2,500

  • Ten tickets for Gala in the Garden May 7, 2017 ($60.00 value each ticket)
  • Five tickets for Raulston Blooms! April 1, 2017 ($5.00 value each ticket)
  • Prominent recognition in all event programs, signage, the Arboretum newsletter and Web site.
  • Special thanks on the inside right page of the 2017 JCRA print newsletter
  • Private tour of the Arboretum with the director or the assistant director and a special plant for you and up to ten guests
  • One JCRA Family/Dual Membership Gift Certificate

Silver Maple Sponsor – $1,000

  • Four tickets for Gala in the Garden May 7, 2017 ($60.00 value each ticket)
  • Prominent recognition in all event programs, signage, the Arboretum newsletter and Web site.
  • Special thanks on the inside right page of the 2017 JCRA print newsletter
  • One JCRA Individual Membership Gift Certificate

Bronze Maple Sponsor – $500

  • Two tickets for Gala in the Garden May 7, 2017 ($60.00 value each ticket)
  • Prominent recognition in all event programs, signage, the Arboretum newsletter and Web site.
  • Special thanks on the inside right page of the 2017 JCRA print newsletter
  • One JCRA Individual Membership Gift Certificate

Fund-raising efforts for the JC Raulston Arboretum operate under the auspices of the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax id 56-6049304. You will receive an official receipt for the tax-deductible portion of your gift.