Become a Business Supporter of The Grand

Your business benefits when it supports The Grand.

The Grand is a vital part of the Ellsworth community and the surrounding region. Our presentations and events bring visitors to Ellsworth, helping generate economic development. Stores, restaurants, and other businesses all benefit when The Grand succeeds.

The Grand serves Hancock, Washington, and Waldo counties and reaches into the Bangor region as well. Over 30,000 patrons each year attend events at The Grand, people your business wants to meet. Your support of The Grand puts your products and services in front of people with broad interests and cultural awareness.

Your gift is an investment in The Grand and an investment in the arts. The return on your investment is immeasurable. You will help The Grand achieve financial security, stability, and sustainability. Your membership will help produce community theater that engages all ages, and help bring films that connect with audiences. Your support will help preserved The Grand’s beautiful art deco building on Main Street in Ellsworth.

The Grand’s ‘Business Partners’ program starts at $250, with the ‘Business Partner Plus’ program at $500  But we can tailor your partnership to fit any budget. For one simple annual payment, it is designed to provide your business with exposure, advertising and the intangible buzz of sponsoring an event of your choice!!

Marketing Benefits for Your Business

When your business or organization supports The Grand, The Grand supports your business through the marketing of its events. Your logo can be placed on event and lobby posters, programs, pre-event slide shows, and linked on our website. your business is cited in media releases and radio advertisements. Benefits of support include tickets to events, recognition from the stage, and display space in The Grand lobby.

The Grand can create a support package that is right for your business.

Options include advertising, sponsorship, naming opportunities, and membership. You can decide the amount you’d like to spend and the length of time for advertising. Choose advertising on slide shows, the marquee, or in event programs. Sponsorships begin at $500 and range to $10,000 for signature events.

Business memberships offer direct operating support to The Grand through unrestricted gifts. Benefits may include your business listed on a slide, listing in annual report and selected programs, invitations to member only events, and the knowledge you’re supporting a vital and vibrant institution.

Let us help you select a support package with you. Please contact us at 667-5911 or email our Executive Director at director@grandonline.org to learn more and find out what works best for you.

Did you know?

The Grand:

  • serves a patron area that includes all of Hancock, Washington and Waldo counties (population 122,000)
  • presents over 150 events each year
  • attracts 30,000 patrons each year
  • entertains over 2000 local students at live events
  • has over 500 members
  • has a website with 32,000 visits a year – and growing

BECOME A BUSINESS SUPPORTER HERE

Your business can make a tax deductible donation here.

The Grand is a tax exempt non-profit organization under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Hancock County Auditorium Associates, tax ID # 01-0332058). Depending on your personal tax circumstances, your contribution is tax deductible to the extent the law allows.