We connect people to our community and inspire curiosity by collecting, preserving, and sharing our region’s historical and cultural resources...

Your organization is a valuable part of our community with a history of its own. Join us as we connect people to our community and inspire curiosity across generations. Corporate sponsors are an essential part of sharing and preserving the culture of the Chippewa Valley and making historical and cultural resources accessible to everyone.

Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

Sponsor RewardsBusiness Patron+
Business Patron
Business Leader
Business History
Maker $500
Logo on Website and Indoor Digital Signage All Year All Year All Year All Year
1 Free Facility Rental Per Year Yes Yes Yes Yes
Highlight Your Business's History on
Our Social Media
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Admission Passes 30 15 10 5
Assignable Museum Memberships 3 Friend Level 1 Friend Level 1 Household Level --
Invitations to Exhibit Openings/Special Events All Executives All Executives 2 Executives 1 Executive
Private Guided Group History Tour
(Up to 15 People)
Yes Yes No No
3 Month In-Museum Case Display of Your
Business's History
Yes No No No
$10 Membership Discount for Employees All All Up to 10 --

  • The Good You Get

    Photo: Guided White Glove Experience

    Chippewa Valley Museum sponsors receive many benefits with yearly sponsorship plans. Check the Sponsorship Levels & Benefits chart to see which benefits are included with each plan. Your support allows Chippewa Valley Museum to support the community with children and adult programming, cultural events, career development opportunities, traveling exhibits, and more. Here's a little about some of your benefits:

    • Logo on website: Your logo will be included on our website, on the corporate sponsorship page for base sponsors and on the exhibit/event/program page for A La Carte Sponsors 

    • One Free Facility Rental:
     Chippewa Valley Museum is a great place to hold special events. Rentable areas include the L.E. Phillips Auditorium, the Charter Bank meeting room, our Ice Cream Parlor, and our Historic Schlegelmilch House. Take a look at our private events page.

    • History 
    Highlight Social Media Post: Our research professionals will research your business, find images, and develop a social media post to share. Your business will be tagged and recognized as a sponsor within the post. 

    • Free Admission Passes:
     Free admission passes can be distributed to your staff, colleagues, customers, etc. Some businesses raffle them off to their employees, some include them in packages for their 
    customers, it’s up to you. 

    • Assignable Museum Memberships:
     These memberships are included in your sponsorship and can be assigned to an employee of your business, retired affiliate of the business, or a customer. These memberships last for one year
     and need to be reassigned with your next year's sponsorship. 

    • Invitation to Exhibit Openings/Special Events:
    One or more people from your organization will be invited (depending on sponsorship level) to exhibit openings and other special events at the museum. Other special events could include those like our annual Folk Arts Festival or Fall Fundraiser. 

    • Private Guided Group History Tour:
     The museum hosts a number of tours throughout the year including historic walking tours, biking tours, behind the scene tours of CVM, Schlegelmilch house tours, and other historic building tours. You can 
    request a specific type if you like.  

    • 3 M
    onths of an In-Museum Case Display Featuring Your Business
    : Our local research professionals include our archivist, our curator of collections, and our director. They will research your business, find images, documents, and objects to represent your business and curate a display case that will be in the museum for at least a 3-months. You may be asked to provide objects/images/documents on loan to supplement what is in our collections. 

    • $10 Membership Discount for Employees:
     All employees of your business will receive $10 off  museum membership while your organization is a yearly sponsor. View membership options.

  • The Good You Do

    Be part of providing children's programming and family events, supporting exhibit spaces visited by thousands of guests, and preserving artifacts unique to the Chippewa Valley. Your support goes even further in promoting growth of community partnerships designed to provide valuable quality of life programming for the region and beyond. Here's a look a some of the things you'll be part of:

    Sunnyview School House

    • 4000 students per year visit Chippewa Valley Museum on curriculum based field trips.
    Over 20,000 guests visit the museum's exhibits each year.
    • More than 50,000 artifacts. documents, books, and personal stories are cared for by our staff and volunteers.
    • Schlegelmilch House, Anderson Log House, and Sunnyview School House are curated, maintained, and interpreted by our staff and volunteers.
    • Career development and lifelong learning are a part of programs including Teen Guides, internships, and are built into all volunteer opportunities.

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