Corporate Giving and Sponsorship

Help us sustain our national legacy

You Make it Possible

Our success is in large part due to generous gifts from you!

The Naples Players is one of the top community theatres in the nation.  With your support we can ensure that this organization continues its significant impact on the cultural, educational and economic vitality of the region. Whether as a supporter of a full season, a select production, or one of The Naples Players’ many education programs, we assure you that your contribution will be utilized efficiently and effectively and will help The Naples Players sustain its legacy. In all instances, public recognition of your support is a major benefit.

To answer any questions or to discuss specifics please call John Sorey III, Executive Director, (239) 434-7340 ext. 104 or at jsorey@naplesplayers.org.

Benefits Of Corporate Giving
Corporate support of The Naples Players can provide companies and professional organizations with the means to:

  • Gain broad visibility and recognition among a diverse, well-educated and discriminating audience from throughout the region.
  • Present theatre evenings and special events to entertain and thank customers and clients and recognize employees.
  • Introduce and promote new products or services.
  • Join the region’s civic and corporate thought-leaders in support of one of southwest Florida’s cultural jewels.
  • Demonstrate good corporate citizenship.

Exclusively sponsor a production in either Blackburn Hall or in the Tobye Studio and receive a range of benefits including credit in the annual program, all printed promotional materials and in our pre-show announcements. See a full list of sponsorship levels below.

For more information of the benefits of sponsorship please call John Sorey III, Executive Director, (239) 434-7340 ext. 104 or at jsorey@naplesplayers.org.

Take a look at our Guide to Gifting for a more comprehensive view of all the ways you can make a difference.

A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800-435-7352) within the State; or by visiting www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com.  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the State.  CH3852.

This level will allow The Naples Players to make major investments in the “backstage” facilities that further the development of our performers and volunteers; and will allow us to create a specific meeting space to honor, train, and celebrate the community members that make The Naples Players unique.

As a Heart of the Community, you will enjoy these benefits:

  • Your Company/Family name on the renovated “backstage” entrance to the building
  • A full-page color ad in our season program
  • Inclusion on projections in our lobby for all shows and special events: minimum eight (8) productions.
  • Your Company/Family name placed on the Naples Players website with link to your website (if appropriate)
  • Company logo/Family name placed on the title page of each show’s program
  • Inclusion as the Heart of the Community in all season advertising, mailings, and literature (when space allows)
  • Twenty (20) Tickets during the run of each show
  • A special thank-you at each production’s opening night “Red-Carpet” event
  • A special grand-opening reception to show-off the new facilities
  • Inclusion on press releases, pictures, and information to kick-off The Naples Player’s new facility revitalization.
  • A special thank you at our upcoming Gala – February 6th, 2018
  • A special thank-you dinner prior to each production
  • Complimentary VIP service for Drinks to your seats
  • The opportunity to watch a production with the Stage Manager
  • Invitations to productions while in rehearsal

Presenting sponsorships enable The Naples Players to push the boundaries of the equipment, training, and materials available to the community. Accessibility devices, lighting and sound control, as well as costume and orchestra enhancements are only a fraction of the available benefit this sponsorship provides.

As a Presenting Sponsor, you will enjoy these benefits:

  • All benefits of the $50,000 level, PLUS
  • Your Company/Family name on the cover of the playbill
  • A full-page color ad in our season program
  • Inclusion on poster projections in our lobby for all shows and special events: minimum eight (8) posters.
  • Your Company/Family name acknowledged in the recording before the production.
  • Your Company/Family name placed on the Naples Players website with link to your website (if appropriate)
  • Company logo/Family name placed above the title on the title page of each show’s program
  • Inclusion as Presenting Sponsor in all season advertising, mailings, and literature (when space allows)
  • Fifteen (15) Tickets during the run of each show
  • A special thank-you at each production’s opening night “Red-Carpet” event
  • A special thank-you dinner prior to each production
  • Complimentary VIP service for Drinks to your seats
  • A special thank-you dinner prior to each production
  • The opportunity to watch a production with the Stage Manager
  • Invitations to productions while in rehearsal

Theatre champions help the Naples Players cover the production cost of a technical department for the entire season (scenery, for example); and ensure our volunteers have access to the latest techniques, training, and tools.

As a Theatre Champion, you will enjoy these benefits:

  • A full-page color ad in our season program
  • Inclusion on poster projections in our lobby for all shows and special events: minimum eight (8) posters.
  • Your Company/Family Name placed on The Naples Players website with link to your website (if appropriate)
  • Company logo/Family Name placed on the title page of each show’s program
  • Inclusion as Season Champions in all season advertising, mailings, and literature (when space allows)
  • Twelve (12) Additional Tickets during the run of each show
  • A special thank-you at each production’s opening night “Red-Carpet” event
  • Complimentary VIP service for Drinks to your seats
  • A special thank-you dinner prior to each production
  • Invitations to productions while in rehearsal

Season Partners enable the Naples Players to engage more members of the community by creating larger ensembles; helping to cover the costs of additional costumes, microphones, and materials – and help to cover the expense of our nationally renowned College Internship program. 

As a Season Partner, you will enjoy these benefits:

  • A half-page color ad in our season playbill
  • Inclusion on poster projections in our lobby for all shows and special events: minimum eight (8) posters.
  • Your Company placed on the Naples Players website with link to your website (if appropriate)
  • Company Logo/Name placed on the title page of each show’s program
  • Ten (10) Additional Tickets during the run of each show
  • A dinner introduction to the interns from around the country
  • A special thank-you at each production’s opening night “Red-Carpet” event
  • Complimentary VIP service for Drinks to your seats
  • Invitations to productions while in rehearsal

Title Sponsors enable the Naples Players to fully realize a production, ensuring that designers and performers can maximize their creative intent without the concern for overly limited budgets.

As a Title Sponsor, you will enjoy these benefits:

  • All benefits of the 5,000 level, PLUS
  • Exclusive invitations to a rehearsal
  • Your Company/Family name listed as Title Sponsor on the show poster and projections on display in the lobby
  • Your company placed on The Naples Players website with link to your website (if appropriate)
  • Your company logo placed on the title page of each show’s program
  • Eight (8) Tickets to the run of the sponsored show
  • A special thank-you at each production’s opening night “Red-Carpet” event
  • Complimentary VIP service for Drinks to your seats
  • A special thank-you dinner with cast and crew from the production

Exclusive Sponsorship of a major musical held in Blackburn Hall.

  • Prominent sponsorship credit in TNP Playbill, website, and e-blasts to over 10,000 email subscribers
  • 50 tickets (25 pairs) to be used for friends & clients during a Thursday-Saturday night performance the first week of the run’s performances
  • Full-page, full-color advertisement in TNP’s 2017-2018 Playbill ($3,200 value)
  • Logo and credit on all print advertising
  • sponsorship announcement/credit before each performance
  • 2 tickets for each play, and 4 tickets for each musical in the season

Exclusive Sponsorship of a play held in Blackburn Hall.

  • Prominent sponsorship credit in TNP Playbill, website, and e-blasts to over 10,000 email subscribers
  • 30 tickets (15 pairs) to be used for friends & clients during a Thursday-Saturday night performance the first week of the run’s performances
  • Full-page, full-color advertisement in TNP’s 2017-2018 Playbill ($3,200 value)
  • Logo and credit on all print advertising
  • sponsorship announcement/credit before each performance
  • 2 tickets for each play, and 4 tickets for each musical in the season

Adopting a Student enables the Naples Players to place a high-school student into intensive college preparation training, as well as additional performance opportunities to hone their crafts.

As an Adopt an Student sponsor, you will enjoy these benefits:

  • Exclusive invitations to a rehearsal
  • Your Company/Family name listed with the chosen student on the projections display in the lobby
  • Your company placed on The Naples Players website with link to your website (if appropriate)
  • Your company logo placed with the student’s bio in the playbill
  • Five (5) Tickets to the run of a show
  • A special thank-you at each production’s opening night “Red-Carpet” event
  • Complimentary VIP service for Drinks to your seats
  • A special thank-you dinner with your sponsored student.

Exclusive Sponsorship of a play held in the Tobye Studio.

  • Prominent sponsorship credit in TNP Playbill, website, and e-blasts to over 10,000 email subscribers
  • 30 tickets (15 pairs) to be used for friends & clients during a Thursday-Saturday night performance the first week of the run’s performances
  • Full-page, full-color advertisement in TNP’s 2017-2018 Playbill ($3,200 value)
  • Logo and credit on all print advertising
  • sponsorship announcement/credit before each performance
  • 2 tickets for each play, and 4 tickets for each musical in the season

Thank You 2016-2017 Sponsors

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