The Georgia Conservancy’s Natural Partners


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The Georgia Conservancy has been the voice for Georgia's environment since 1967. Our mission to protect and conserve Georgia's natural resources through advocacy, engagement and collaboration is forwarding a culture of conservation in our state. Georgia's leading corporations care about community recognition, staff happiness, client satisfaction and a Georgia where people and the environment thrive. Naturally, we should partner. 

Select Your Natural Partner Sponsorship Level

 

 
Who Are Our Natural Partners?

Our Natural Partners are the Georgia Conservancy’s strongest allies in the protection and stewardship of our state’s natural resources. By becoming a Natural Partner, you are investing in the future of Georgia - its people and its places.

 

How Does it Work?

The Georgia Conservancy’s Natural Partner program is custom corporate donor package that lets your company leverage a gift to the Georgia Conservancy to create a portfolio of deliverables lasting a full calendar year. You tell us your company's level of sponsorship and together we'll build a benefit package based on your needs.

 

A Natural Partner is:
  • A corporate sponsor of the Georgia Conservancy that is making an investment in Georgia's future
  • A company who cares about brand awareness and community recognition for their philanthropic support
  • A company who believes in the importance of authentic employee engagement
  • A company who values creative community-based activations that utilize genuine word-of-mouth marketing techniques.

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The Natural Partners Impact

SUPPORTING one of the state’s oldest and most successful conservation organizations

CREATING new ways for staff engagement and participation in projects that positively impact our communities and that help generate a meaningful return on their investment

GAINING access to the Georgia Conservancy’s expertise, improving their understanding of and ability to impact conservation issues

HELPING to shape Georgia’s future by engaging with our leadership team to craft solutions to our environmental challenges

LEVERAGING the Georgia Conservancy’s active online and community presence to build positive brand awareness

Are You a Natural Partner?

Without the support of Natural Partners that have a stake in the environmental and economic well-being of our state, our mission to protect and conserve Georgia's natural resources would not be possible.


Interested in becoming a Natural Partner with the Georgia Conservancy? We’d love to setup a meeting and work with you to build your custom corporate recognition portfolio today!

Please contact Senior Corporate Relations Manager Renee Alston at 404-876-2900 ext 118 or at ralston@gaconservancy.org

 

 

Natural Partners Benefits

Natural Partner benefits fall in to four categories: 1) special event sponsorship, 2) programatic sponsorship, 3) corporate service and 4) marketing recognition. The robust recognition your company receives depends on your level of sponsorship.

 

 

1) Georgia Conservancy Special Events

Georgia Conservancy’s special events are authentic, enjoyable and the perfect opportunity for your staff or clients to engage with the the leaders in sustainability and conservation (the music food and drinks aren’t too shabby either - link to events page, new window).

Sponsorship includes tickets to your events of choice, VIP access and recognition before, during and after the event. Presenting sponsorship recognition includes title recognition on event invitations, websites and on event collateral. 

Our Events:

Tier 1 (T1): ecoBenefete, Next South Conference or Green Eggs and Ham

Tier 2 (T2): Oyster Roast, Tight Lines, Verde, The Grand and Firelight

$50,000 and up - Presenting sponsorship of two T1 events and all five Georgia Conservancy T2 events.

$35,000 and up - Presenting sponsorship of a T1 event and three T2 events of your choice.

$20,000 and up - Sponsorship of one T1 event and two T2 events.

$10,000 and up - Sponsorship of one T1 event OR two T2 events.

$5,000 and up - Sponsorship of one T1 event.


2) Programatic and community engagements

Every single day, Georgia Conservancy staff are in the field, working to protect Georgia’s environment through a series of programatic activities, including our Land Conservation Initiative, Stewardship Trips program and Sustainable Growth programs. As a Natural Partner, you have the opportunity to sponsor these activities and receive recognition for helping to underwrite these important initiatives. Programatic engagements include recognition for specific trips or trip series, Sustainable Growth Blueprint’s programs and community based projects. Community engagements include our 100 Year Plan, 50th Anniversary Celebration, Land Conservation Summit and many more. Sponsorship includes named recognition and opportunities for staff participation. 

$50,000 and up - Three custom engagement opportunities and two Presenting Sponsorship opportunities for Stewardship Trips and Sustainable Growth Programs events.

$35,000 and up -  Two custom engagement opportunities and two Presenting Sponsorship opportunities for Stewardship Trips and Sustainable Growth Program events.

$20,000 and up - One custom engagement opportunity and two sponsorship opportunities for Stewardship Trips and Sustainable Growth Program events.

$10,000 and up - Sponsorship opportunity for Stewardship Trips and Sustainable Growth Program event, does not include opportunity for custom community engagement.

$5,000 and up - Sponsorship opportunity for Stewardship Trips and Sustainable Growth Program event, does not include opportunity for custom community engagement.


3) Georgia Conservancy’s Corporate Service Program

Nothing brings a team together like giving back, getting outdoors or having a good time. Our Corporate Service Program combines all three with a stress free custom service project hosted in metro Atlanta for your company staff. We take care of all the details, from service planning and leadership to tool rental to providing lunch or lunch options.

Current preferred service locations: Sweetwater Creek State Park, Piedmont Park, Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve and Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Custom service locations: with help from our partners at Park Pride and West Atlanta Watershed Alliance we’ve hosted service projects at Cascade Springs Nature Preserve, Whittier Mill Park, Atlanta Outdoor Activity Center and Constitutions Lake Nature Preserve.

$50,000 and up - Up to 150 employees, up to 3 project sites, 5 Georgia Conservancy staff, catered lunch and hosted at custom site of companies choice. 

$35,000 and up - Up to 100 employees, up to 2 project sites, 4 Georgia Conservancy staff, boxed lunch and hosted at GC partner site.

$20,000 and up - Up to 50 employees, 2 project sites, 3 Georgia Conservancy staff, boxed lunch and hosted at GC partner site

$10,000 and up - Up to 30 employees, 1 project sites, 2 Georgia Conservancy staff, company provides their own lunch and hosted at GC partner site.

$5,000 and up - Natural Partner Package does not include a corporate service opportunity at the $5,000 level.


4) Marketing recognition: 

Of course, we would all do the right thing, even if no one was looking. But it’s certainly a better return on investment to know “doing the right thing” will be recognized as part of a comprehensive annual package, across the state of Georgia and beyond. We love making sure the world knows how important our Natural Partners are for the Georgia’s environment and our way of life. Community recognition includes website, print and event collateral.

$50,000 and up - Largest logo on Natural Partners “supporters page”, Panorama magazine, ePanorama newsletter, and listed in annual Impact Report. Special event speaking opportunity and save the date, invitation, signage and event podium recognition. Facebook / Twitter / mentions 3 x a month.

$35,000 and up - Large logo on Natural Partners “supporters page”, Panorama magazine, ePanorama newsletter, and listed in annual Impact Report. Save the date, invitation, signage and event podium recognition. Facebook / Twitter / mentions 3 x a month.

$20,000 and up - Large logo on Natural Partners “supporters page”, Panorama magazine, ePanorama newsletter, and listed in annual Impact Report. Save the date, invitation, signage and event podium recognition. Facebook / Twitter / mentions 2 x a month.

$10,000 and up - Medium logo on Natural Partners “supporters page”, Panorama magazine, ePanorama newsletter, and listed in annual Impact Report. Save the date, invitation and event signage recognition. Facebook / Twitter / mentions 1 x a month.

$5,000 and up - Small logo on Natural Partners “supporters page”, Panorama magazine, ePanorama newsletter, and listed in annual Impact Report. Save the date, invitation and event signage recognition. Facebook / Twitter / mentions 1 x a month.