The residents of Indiana look to the state’s strong business sector to be leaders toward a brighter future. By partnering with ERI, your business will make an impact on environmental health and send a strong signal to your community and the extensive network of IU alumni, faculty, staff, and supporters that you are empowering environmental progress. It’s not just good for the environment; it’s also a sound investment in your community and a long-term business strategy.
How can your business help?
Business Giving Levels
- Visionaries - $100,000
- Champions - $50,000
- Stewards - $10,000
- Advocates - $1,000
Benefits for Business Supporters
ERI is honored to recognize its business supporters in numerous ways, customizable to your unique needs. On top of the positive change you will be empowering in your community, potential recognition benefits include:
- Public recognition on ERI’s website, social media, e-news, podcast, events, webinars, press releases, and other places depending on the nature of sponsorship
- Logo or name placement on ERI marketing materials
- Visionaries and Champions: Invitations to private events with ERI faculty and supporters
- Opportunities for joint promotional campaigns
- Exposure to ERI’s audience of IU alumni, government leaders, and Indiana residents
Donations to ERI are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
ERI in Every Community
As a statewide institution with impact reaching beyond Indiana’s borders, ERI has touched every county in the state. In your community, you are sure to find a way ERI has made connections with local leaders, farmers, experts, residents, schools, or others. Click on your county to learn more.
A gift of any size helps ERI achieve our mission. Sponsorship opportunities for businesses begin at just $1,000, with increasing impact and recognition up to $100,000 gifts or more. Every sponsorship comes with public recognition benefits associated with each program, and we are committed to making your gift count for the environment and your business. Programs you can support through your sponsorship include:
- Resilience Cohort
- Midwest Climate Action Fellows
- ERI Fellows
- Hoosier Resilience Heroes
- ERI Toolkit
- IU Day
- Special events
- Webinar series
- In This Climate podcast
These programs represent just some of the avenues for your business to support ERI’s work in your community and beyond. When you sponsor a program, you receive recognition in association with the program plus acknowledgment as a donor at the appropriate giving level in other ERI communications, including web, social media, podcast, press releases, brochures, signage, and more. Your support at any level will make a difference, so please don’t hesitate to reach out and explore the options.
Unless otherwise discussed in the gift agreement, ERI sponsorship donations will support the general ERI operating fund, with funding directed to the area of greatest need, and with public recognition based on the donor’s chosen sponsorship opportunity.