Sponsorship Opportunities

What your sponsorship supports

Sponsors are critical to the success of the Human Race. These partnerships keep the Human Race financially anchored while also positioning you and your brand as deeply invested in our community. Depending on your sponsorship level, your brand will reach thousands of people all across Santa Cruz County through our website, newsletter, online giving website, social media channels, and local press.

Your support will:

  • Increase nonprofit visibility in our community
  • Provide valuable training opportunities for nonprofit leaders
  • Award custom prizes to participating nonprofits
  • Encourage community-wide engagement with trusted nonprofit organizations
  • Demonstrate your dedication to the local nonprofit community

Co-Sponsor:

$5,000 - 1 Available
  • Sponsor the prize for the nonprofit that raises the most dollars
  • Logo, company name, and website link associated with the most donors or most dollars on our website leaderboard
  • Logo, company name, and website link added to the prize you are sponsoring
  • Logo and website added to the Human Race homepage
  • Logo added to event poster
  • Logo added to KION news advertising
  • Logo added to all training webinars
  • The potential for over 10,000 views on our website
  • 6 Mentions on Social Media
  • Booth on race day and/or on the race course

Platinum Sponsor

$2,500 - 2 Available
  • Sponsor a prize for a nonprofit- either most raised or most donors at the end of the 24 hours
  • Logo, company name, and website link added to the prize you are sponsoring
  • Logo and company name added to a dedicated sponsor page
  • Logo and website added to the Human Race homepage
  • Logo added to KION news advertising
  • Logo added to all training webinars
  • Logo added to event poster
  • The potential for over 9,000 views on the Human Race!
  • 3 Mentions on Social Media
  • Booth on race day and/or on the race course

Gold Sponsor

$1,000 - 6 Available
  • Sponsor a prize "Power Hour" where an organization with the most donors or most dollars raised during a specific time period will be awarded the prize
  • Logo and company name added to the Power Hour and all shareable content promoting it
  • Logo and company name added to a dedicated sponsor page
  • Logo and website added to the homepage of gvgb.co
  • The potential for over 7,000 views on the Human Race!
  • 3 Mentions on Social Media
  • Logo added to event poster
  • Booth on race day and/or on the race course

Silver Sponsor

$500 - Unlimited Available
  • Sponsorship goes towards general prize pool for participating nonprofits
  • Company name and website added to dedicated sponsorship page
  • 1 mention on social media
  • The potential for over 3,000 views on the Human Race!
  • Logo added to event poster
  • Booth on race day and/or on the race course

In-Kind Sponsor

  • Donate a pizza party, ice cream party, team building activity, items to help incentivize donors etc. to the organization with the most donors or most dollars raised during a specific time period throughout the day

Media Partner

  • Help get the word out about the Human Race


*All sponsorship contributions are tax deductible through the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County