Join Our Monthly Giving Community!

At every level, your contribution powers lifelong learning at Chicago Public Library, helping to…

  • Close the academic opportunity gap so that Chicago’s children and teens can succeed in school and beyond.
  • Activate connection and creativity by making inspiring talks, tools, and workshops available to every Chicagoan, wherever they may be—at home, online, or in the branches.
  • Bridge the digital divide by equipping everyone with the skills and resources they need to learn and thrive in an increasingly digital world.

Sponsorship Levels

Underwriter – $100,000

  • Speaking opportunity to welcome attendees and introduce special guests.
  • Invitation for 16 guests to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of gift basket for 8 households.
  • Prominent logo on the opening and closing slides of the event broadcast. 
  • Acknowledgement as Underwriter with prominent logo on all relevant event materials, including CPLF event webpage and social media.
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.
  • All additional benefits of the Lead level.  

Lead Sponsor – $50,000

  • Invitation for 16 guests to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of gift basket for 8 households.
  • Prominent logo on the closing slide of the event broadcast. 
  • Logo recognition on the opening slide of the event broadcast. 
  • Acknowledgment as Lead Sponsor on all relevant event materials, including CPLF event webpage and social media. 
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.
  • All additional benefits of the Grand Benefactor level. 

Grand Benefactor – $25,000

  • Invitation for 8 guests to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of gift basket for 4 households.
  • Logo on closing slide of the event broadcast.  
  • Acknowledgment as a Grand Benefactor on all relevant event materials, including CPLF event webpage and social media. 
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.
  • All additional benefits of the Benefactor level.

Benefactor – $15,000

  • Invitation for 8 guests to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of gift basket for 4 households.
  • Logo recognition on closing slide of the event. 
  • Logo recognition on all relevant event materials, including CPLF webpage and social media.
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.
  • All additional benefits of the Patron level. 

Patron – $12,500

  • Invitation for 8 guests to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of gift basket for 4 households.
  • CPLF branded virtual background.
  • Text recognition on closing slide of the event
  • Text recognition on all relevant event materials, including CPLF webpage and social media.
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.
  • Special Library Foundation Awards tote and books from honorees.

Premier Supporter Tickets- $5,000

  • Invitation for 2 guests to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of a specialty gift basket for 2 households.
  • Text recognition on the event webpage.
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.

Premier Individual Supporter Tickets – $2,500

  • Invitation for 1 guest to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of a specialty gift basket for 1 household.
  • Text recognition on the event webpage.
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.

Individual Supporter Tickets – $1,250

  • Invitation for 1 guest to fall 2022 live presentation & dinner OR delivery of special Library Foundation Awards tote and books from honorees.
  • Text recognition on the event webpage.
  • Access for all to the virtual Awards broadcast.

Ways to Give

Awards Dinner
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
The UIC Dorin Forum
725 West Roosevelt Road at Halsted
Complimentary Valet
5:30pm – 9:00pm
Business Attire

It’s not too late! Join us in-person on October 12. For any questions about sponsoring or attending the event and supporting our Chicago Public Library, please contact our team at foundation@cplfoundation.org.

See your support in action!