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Help save farmland for the future

We need your help to protect the valuable agricultural lands of Washington and Rensselaer counties. These lands are an irreplaceable resource, and safeguarding them is an important part of ensuring the future of farming in the Upper Hudson River Valley. As development pressure builds in the greater Capital district, we must respond by accelerating the pace of our conservation efforts. Our goal is to protect 15,000 additional acres of farmland by 2015, bringing our total to 25,000 conserved acres.

Join us and be a part of leaving a legacy of farmland in our region.

 

Business Sponsorship

Become an ASA business sponsor and reach a great audience!

IMG 8942Sponsoring ASA's events and programs is a great way to demonstrate your committment to protecting local farmland while promoting your company to a wide audience of people who care about the future of our community. It's a good deal for everyone!

This year we are pleased to offer three great sponsorship opportunities to support our community programming. We offer a generous package of sponsorship benefits for each of our events and programs and are confident that our members will recognize and appreciate your investment.

2014 Sponsorship Opportunities

 Landscapes for Landsake – ASA’s Landscapes art exhibition is the premier event of the season and our biggest fundraiser of the year. Last year’s show was a great success. More than 2,000 visitors attended and we raised $30K for farmland conservation. This year marks the show’s 13th anniversary and we are expecting another huge turnout.

Sponsorship Opportunities for LANDSCAPES FOR LANDSAKE Art Exhibition

Sponsorship Benefit

Title Sponsor* $2,500 +

Lead Sponsor $1,000

Benefactor $500

Friend $250

Name and logo on paid advertising in Metroland (circ. 100,000) and Saratoga Living (circ. 10,000)

     

Name on postcard invitation (mailed to 5,000 homes)

 

 

 

Name on promotional poster (500 hung throughout Capital District and North Country region)

 

Invitation to special preview party for 200+ major donors and art buyers

Name on welcome signs, thank you posters and program at the event

Name and logo on ASA’s website

Recognition in ASA’s newsletter (4,000 distribution)

*Please submit a jpeg of your logo for use in promotional materials

Deadline for name/logo to be used in promotional materials is 7/4/14

 

Make a Connection with the Land – The goal of this program is to encourage an appreciation for the working landscape and a desire to protect it. Every year we provide families with the opportunity to visit some of the farms we've helped conserve to learn about what makes them so special. Your sponsorship can allow us to offer a terrific outreach program to our more urban communities in Troy.

In our Make a Connection with the Land series we will offer between 12 and 18 community programs, including "Farm Photography for Kids", "Farms, Food and Photography Camp", Nature Hikes, Bike Tours, Farm Tours, and Educational Workshops. Help us provide some fantastic programs this year.  Click here to see a video from our Maple & Milk tour of the Cannon Cattle Ranch.

Sponsorship Opportunities for MAKE A CONNECTION WITH THE LAND series

Sponsorship Benefit

Title Sponsor* $1,000+

Benefactor $500

Supporter $250

Friend $100

Recognized as title sponsor at all programs

 

 

 

Name on advertising fliers and posters for programs

   

Thank you signs at all programs

Thanked in press release

Thanked on website and newsletter

Mentioned in Facebook, e-news and Twitter updates

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Recognized on online registration page

Complimentary invitation to all outings

*Please submit a jpeg of your logo for use in promotional materials

 

Forever Farms Supper – Each summer, ASA hosts a special dinner to celebrate the families who've conserved their land with us during the past year. Our Forever Farmland Supper gives the community a festive opportunity to come together and celebrate our rich agricultural heritage over a delicious, locally sourced meal! 

Sponsorship Opportunities for the Forever Farms Supper

Sponsorship Benefit

Benefactor $500+

Steward $250

Friend $100

Recognized as a title sponsor on invitation and in e-news

 

 

Complimentary tickets

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Recognized in program and banners at event

Thanked in press release and at event

Thanked on website and newsletter (4,000 subscribers)

 

Become a Sponsor!

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Join Our Monthly Giving Program

Become an ASA Farmland Steward. Monthly giving provides us the security of a donation we can count on and is a convenient way to support our work year round. Join Today!

Give a Gift in Honor or In Memory of a Loved One

Make a donation to ASA in memory of or in honor of a loved one. We will be happy to send a personalized card in the mail letting them or their family members know about your thoughtful gift, along with free newsletters and other membership benefits.

Make an Investment for the Future

You can make a powerful and lasting difference for future generations in our region by including ASA in your plans through a bequest or other planned giving option. Your commitment will bring lasting rewards for generations to come.

Give a Legacy of Land

donation of land for conservation purposes is truly one of the best legacies people can leave to their community and to future generations. People can donate remainder interests in land, or conservation easements. Donating land to ASA can also provide landowners with a variety of potential tax benefits.

Give Through Your Workplace

Earth_Share_NY_logoASA is a member of EarthShare NY, a statewide federation of the most respected environmental and conservation charities in New York and across the US. You can make a gift to ASA by payroll contribution through EarthShare New York's workplace giving program at numerous private companies, the Combined Federal Campaign (select 27691 on your CFC pledge form) amd many state and municipal government organizations, including the New York State Employees Federated Appeal (select 999-00648 on your SEFA pledge form).

Call us to find out more about how you and your workplace can support ASA through an EarthShare New York charitable giving campaign. You can also visit EarthShare's web site at: www.earthshareny.org


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