Become a Corporate Sponsor of Black Ink

Help inspire hundreds of readers

and encourage local African-American authors.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival offers several sponsorship opportunities to companies of all types and sizes. Should you have a specific request or need, we can also develop a sponsorship package tailored especially for you. Donations are tax deductible.

Title Sponsor

The Title Sponsor is the most prestigious sponsorship level of our event, with significant and valuable benefits to the sponsoring company or organization. The value of the sponsorship is $10,000. The benefits of being the Title Sponsor include:

  • Title of “Official Title Sponsor of the 2019 Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival”

  • Sponsorship exhibit area

  • Company name and logo in print advertisements

  • Company logo on Festival website

  • Company name/ logo on television advertisements

  • Company name mentioned on radio announcements

  • Company flyers distributed in Festival gift bag

  • Exclusive press release sent announcing company’s sponsorship of Black Ink

  • Full-page advertisement in Festival program

  • Right to use event name in all marketing campaigns

  • Company name featured on Festival stage

  • A copy of the flyer signed by the keynote speaker

  • 8 VIP tickets to attend the Keynote Address on Saturday, October 5th at the Memminger Auditorium

Black Ink Partner

Black Ink Partner Sponsorships are perfect for companies that have a primary goal of reaching the masses at the fourth annual African American Book Festival for the purpose of direct selling. The value of the sponsorship is $5,000. The benefits of being a Black Ink Partner include:

  • Title of “Official Partner of the 2019 Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival”

  • Sponsorship exhibit area

  • Company name in print advertisements

  • Company logo on Black Ink website

  • Company flyers distributed in Festival gift bag

  • Full page advertisement in Festival program

  • Right to use event name in all marketing campaigns

  • Company name mentioned on Festival stage

  • 6 VIP tickets to attend the Keynote Address on Saturday, October 5th at the Memminger Auditorium

Black Ink Associate

Black Ink Associate Sponsorships are designed for entrepreneurs and medium-sized businesses with limited sponsorship budgets. The value of the sponsorship is $1,000. The benefits of being a Black Ink Associate include:

  • Title of “Associate Partner of the 2019 Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival”

  • Company logo on Black Ink website

  • Company flyers distributed in Festival gift bags

  • Logo featured in Black Ink program

  • Company name mentioned on Festival stage

  • 4 VIP tickets to attend the Keynote Address on Saturday, October 5th at the Memminger Auditorium

Black Ink Supporter

Black Ink Supporter Sponsorships are designed for entrepreneurs and small-sized businesses with limited sponsorship budgets. The value of the sponsorship is $500. The benefits of being a Black Ink Supporter include:

  • Company Logo featured in Black Ink program

  • Company name mentioned on Festival stage

  • 2 VIP tickets to attend the Keynote Address on Saturday, October 5th at the Memminger Auditorium

For more information, contact Jeanell Marvin

at 843-805-6882 or director@charlestonlibraryfriends.org

© 2019 by Charleston Friends of the Library