StoryCorps Events

StoryCorps Events

Throughout the year, StoryCorps organizes special events including an annual Gala, celebrations associated with our initiatives, and community events surrounding our programs. 

Take a look at highlights from our 2016 Gala.


Information & Tickets

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

CAPITALE
130 Bowery
New York City

Honoring Dr. Rajiv Shah, Rockefeller Foundation

Introducing the YouTube Creators for Change Award

Hosted by Scott Simon, host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition”
Featuring a special performance by cast members of Broadway’s Come From Away


For More Information

Ellen Rae Huang, Associate Director, Special Events & Individual Giving
646.723.7020 x 37
ehuang@storycorps.org

To Sponsor the Event or a Table

Alissa Pelc, Director, Corporate Sponsorship
224.250.1130
apelc@storycorps.org

Tables & Tickets

Access a reservation form here.

Producer Table ($50,000)

  • A “Front Row” table for 10
  • Back cover program ad
  • Recognition from the podium and in the program
  • Listing as a “Producer” sponsor on the Gala webpage
  • The opportunity for the table host to record a StoryCorps interview in his or her home

Champion Table ($25,000)

  • A “Premium” table for 10
  • Premium program ad
  • Recognition from the podium and in the program
  • Listing as a “Champion” sponsor on the Gala webpage
  • An opportunity for the table host to record a StoryCorps interview in his or her home

Benefactor Table ($15,000)

  • A “Prime” table for 10
  • Full-page program ad
  • Listing as a “Benefactor” sponsor on the Gala webpage and program
  • The opportunity for guests to arrange VIP interviews at the StoryCorps recording booth of their choice

Supporter Table ($10,000)

  • A table for 10
  • Half-page program ad
  • Listing as a “Supporter” sponsor on the Gala webpage and program
  • The opportunity for guests to arrange VIP interviews at the StoryCorps recording booth of their choice

Patron Ticket ($2,500 each)

    Prime ticket(s) and “Patron” listing in the program

Contributor Ticket ($1,000 each)

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor ($75,000)

  • “StoryCorps Annual Gala Presented by” in title of all event materials
  • Category exclusive
  • Two premium tables seating 20 guests
  • Presenting Sponsor recognition in all print materials:
    • Invitations (mailed to 2,000)
    • Presenting Sponsor recognition at the gala including:
    • Acknowledgement from the stage
    • Step ‘n’ Repeat (logo)
    • Gala program full page premium placement add (inside cover or back)
    • Donor screen or signage in main room
    • Gift bag (opportunity to include merchandise or promotional material)
  • Presenting Sponsor recognition on StoryCorps website including logo
  • Prominent mention as Presenting Sponsor in all press materials

Gold Sponsor ($60,000)

  • Two tables seating 20 guests
  • Gold Sponsor recognition in all print materials:
    • Invitations (mailed to 2,000)
    • Gold Sponsor recognition at the gala including:
    • Step ‘n’ Repeat (logo)
    • Gala program (1/2 page)
    • Donor screen or projected signage in main room
    • Gift bag (opportunity to include merchandise or promotional material)
  • Gold Sponsor recognition on StoryCorps website including logo

Silver Sponsor ($50,000)

  • Premium table seating 10 guests
  • Silver Sponsor recognition in all print materials:
    • Invitations (mailed to 2,000)
    • Silver Sponsor recognition at the gala including:
    • Gala program (1/4 page, b/w)
    • Donor screen or projected signage in main room
  • Silver Sponsor recognition on StoryCorps gala webpage

Bronze Sponsor ($25,000)

  • Table seating 10 guests
  • Bronze Sponsor listing in gala program
  • Bronze Sponsor listing on StoryCorps gala webpage

Gala Sponsors and Supporters

Honorees

The Rockefeller Foundation
YouTube Creators for Change

Bronze Sponsor

Anonymous
Citi
Goldman Sachs

Champions

Barbara & Dane E. Holmes
Anne & Vincent Mai
The Marc Haas Foundation
Harper Montgomery & Bradley Tusk
Lisa Mueller & Gara LaMarche
Alexandra & Michael Shuman
Sydney & Stanley S. Shuman
Spectrum Equity/Vic Parker

Benefactors

Jane & Bill Donaldson
Jackie LiCalzi & Jill Schlesinger
Justine Stamen Arrillaga & John Arrillaga

Supporters

Airbnb
Audrey Choi
Kathleen Donohue & David Sze
Jane Isay
Addie & Tom Jones
KIND Inc.
The Leonard & Judy Lauder Fund
Cathie Levine & Josh Isay
Elizabeth McCormack
Jessica Moulton & Jim Moore
Lisa Opoku Busumbru
Blythe Haaga Parker & Tyler Parker
Kim Rubey
Cristina & Murray Sinclaire
United Therapeutics
Liselotte & Robin Vince

Patrons

Sarah Darer & Hank Eskin
Dave Isay
Jane & Gerald Katcher
Deborah Leff
Geri Mannion
Charlotte Moss & Barry Friedberg
Andrew Solomon & John Habich Solomon
Robin Sparkman
Valerie Rockefeller Wayne

Contributors

Rebecca & Dan Baker
Corporate Synergies Group
Melissa Crandall & Connor Schell
Cynthia F. Nabut & David C. Wright
Andrea Shapiro Davis & David Nocenti
John A. Herrmann
Peggy & Mark Holly
Kim & Evan Meyers
The Par Group
Susan Puder & Peter Verrengia
Maxine L. Rockoff
Susan Schlesinger
Adele & John Simmons
Judith & Roger Widmann

Photo credit: Margarita Corporan Photography

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