About the Event Purchase Tickets Sponsorship Opportunities
This web page was created to provide resources and support to Board Members, staff, Gala Committee members, and other volunteers in their efforts to help plan the Gala and secure support of the event through event sponsorships, ticket sales, and auction item acquisition.
Please contact Howard Stregack, Director of Development, by email or by phone at 703-208-1119 ext 102 with any questions you may have.
June 30 – Target date to make initial sponsor outreach call/emails
July 30 – Target date to secure sponsor pledges
August 15 – Deadline to include sponsors in invitation
September 1 – Invitations in mail
September 23 – Early-bird ticket price deadline
September 30 – Target date to secure auction item pledge
October 3 – Deadline to include sponsors in program
October 7 – Deadline to receive auction items
October 22 – Gala Night!
Gala Event Materials – General information about the event, as well as marketing materials.
IRS Tax Exempt status letters 1963-2005-2014 – The Arc of Northern Virginia
Gala Invitation (coming)
Gala Sponsorship Materials
Gala Sponsorship Packet – complete packet of sponsorship solicitation materials
Gala Sponsorship Email Template – text to use as cover email
Gala Sponsorship Solicitation Tips
Gala Auction Materials
Gala Auction Solicitation Letter (Word doc to personalize)
Gala Auction Sample Categories – auction ideas and suggestions
Gala Auction Email Template – text to use as cover email
Gala Fundraising Page Materials
Gala Fundraising Page Email Template – text to use as cover email