Sponsor the Umass Permaculture Your Campus Conference June 23rd-26th at UMass Amherst

When & Where: June 23rd-26th at UMass Amherst, click here to see the Conference's website.

View 3 min video about the conference:

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jZ4mqB0udK0

Contact us: conference@umasspermaculture.com

The PYC Conference is the premiere gathering of passionate visionaries from North America and around the globe who are committed to environmental, social, and economic sustainability using permaculture strategies. As a conference sponsor, your organization receives a number of benefits related to the level and type of sponsorship.

We believe that every donation, large or small, has an important role to play in making this conference and the campus permaculture movement thrive. So, we designed our sponsorship levels around what permaculturists call a "mutual support guild", or a grouping of plants which thrive together.

Each plant in a mutual support guild supports the others by providing resources that they could not access alone. This relationship creates a network that increases health, cooperation, and stability throughout the guild. Individual plants are more successful within this community of mutual support.

Sponsorship Levels:

Be an "American Chestnut" Sponsor with a gift of $10,000 or more
(1 of 2 remaining!) 1) Dream Change Organization, 2) E-mail us today!

The American Chestnut tree was once the "backbone" of our agricultural economy with its high quality chestnuts and strong lumber. Your generosity provides the conference with a backbone of stability, strength, and success. For your generous gift, your organization will receive:
A Thank You dinner with the Conference Closing Speaker and organizers (you may bring up to 4 guests)3 complimentary registration passes to the conferenceAn edible tree donated in your organization's name (with placard)Table space for promotional materials throughout conferenceYour organization's logo included on all merchandise, printed materials, the conference website, all social media, and on the promotional videoRecognition at the Conference BanquetAcknowledgement at the conference as a major sponsor

Be a "Seaberry" Sponsor with a gift of $5,000 or more
(1 of 2 remaining!) 1) UMass Dining Services 2) Could be Your organization!

Seaberry – the "vigor" plant – is a nitrogen-fixing shrub and has berries that are rich in vitamins and nutrients. Your support sets the groundwork for a vibrant campus sustainability movement. For your generosity, your organization will receive:

A Thank You dinner with the Conference Closing speaker and organizers (you may bring up to 3 guests)2 complimentary tickets to the conferenceTable space for promotional materials throughout conferenceYour organization's logo included on all merchandise, printed materials, the conference website, all social media, and on the promotional videoAcknowledgement at the conference as a major sponsor

Be an "Echinacea" Sponsor with a gift of $2,500 or more
(1 of 3 remaining!) 1) Stockbridge School of Agriculture, 2) Women for UMass Amherst 3) ____!

Echinacea is a "booster" plant with beautiful flowers that attract pollinators and provide an immune-boosting medicine. Your support will promote the long-term health and stability of the conference. For your generosity, your organization will receive:
1 complimentary ticket to the conferenceA permaculture garden "start-up" kit (Seeds & Book)Table space for promotional materials at the Keynote event (8.5x11in)Your organization's logo included on all merchandise, the conference program, the conference website, all social media, and on the promotional videoAcknowledgement at the conference as a major sponsor

Be a "Comfrey" Sponsor with a gift of $1,000 or more
(3 of 5 remaining!) 1) UMass Library Fund, 2) UMass Sustainability Initiative, 3, 4 and 5?

Comfrey – the "activator" plant – is a ground-cover whose roots reach down into the subsoil to provide other plants with nutrients. Its leaves can be used for its healing properties. Your generosity will help activate the worldwide network of permaculture campuses. For your generosity, your organization will receive:

A permaculture garden "start-up kit" (Seeds & Book)Your organization listed on the conference program, website, and social mediaTable space for promotional materials at the Keynote event (8.5x11in)

Be a "Walking Onion" Sponsor with a gift of $250 or more
(7 of 10 remaining!) 1) BCT Department, 2) BDIC Department, 3) LUR Apparel

Walking onion – the "propagator" plant – is a fascinating perennial vegetable that will "walk" over your garden while deterring pests with its scent. Your support will help propagate permaculture gardens at more campuses across the world. For your generosity, your organization will receive:

Your organization listed on the conference program and websiteTable space for promotional materials at the Keynote event (8.5x11in)

Be a "Clover" Sponsor with a gift of $100 or more
(14 of 15 remaining!) 1) Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Dept., 2) ... !

Clover is the "community" plant. Flowers on this nitrogen-fixing ground-cover plant attract honeybees. Your contribution will help "cross-pollinate" ideas from colleges and universities across the world. For your generosity, your organization will receive:

Your organization listed on the conference programTable space for promotional materials at the Keynote event (8.5x11in)

Be a "Mycelium" Sponsor with a gift from $10-$99
Unlimited Number! Any donation of food, raffle items, or monetary gift helps us out enormously!

Mycelium is a root network that works below the ground. It forms relationships with the plant roots to help them increase their uptake or nutrients. Your donation helps fuel the conference's success.

Again, please click here to see the website for the conference and to Register.