Business Contributions Menu and Payment

We want your support because you and your business believe in conservation in the Royal River watershed. Below is a menu of our event sponsorship opportunities, and other ways that your business can be a conservation partner for the public good.

All contributions benefit the non-profit charitable work of the Royal River Conservation Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit. EIN 01-0472430

Unrestricted or Campaign Contributions

Gifts of any level unrestricted or to support specific RRCT campaigns, funds, or initiatives.

Run of the Royal: Lead Sponsor ($2000)

  • 2 free relay teams, 8 paddlers per team
  • Logo on T-shirts
  • Company promotional display tent or exhibit at start/finish line
  • Conservation partner promotion & visibility*

Run of the Royal: Supporting Sponsor ($1000)

  • 1 free relay team, 8 paddlers per team
  • Logo on T-shirts
  • Conservation partner promotion & visibility*

Canoe Race Team Entry (Early Entry rates are open until April 20, 2019)

  • 8 paddlers per relay team; canoes and gear and T-shirts provided for all team members
  • All teams are encouraged to bring tents for team-gathering and cookouts
  • Conservation partner promotion & visibility*
Early Entry $475



RRCT Celebrates! Presenting Sponsor ($4000)

  • 6 dinner tickets
  • Unique recognition at the event, invitations, email, website, and social media
  • Conservation partner promotion & visibility*

RRCT Celebrates! Lead Sponsor ($2000)

  • 4 dinner tickets
  • Recognition at the event, website, and social media
  • Conservation partner promotion & visibility*

RRCT Celebrates! Supporting Sponsor ($1000)

  • 3 dinner tickets with event recognition
  • Conservation partner promotion & visibility*

RRCT Celebrates! Host Sponsor ($250)

  • 2 dinner tickets with event recognition
  • Conservation partner promotion & visibility*

Trail Crew Employee Work Day ($1000)

  • Employee work day for your company on RRCT Trails

*CONSERVATION PARTNER PROMOTION & VISIBILITY: RRCT provides year-round promotion of business partners names and logos through communications scaled to the size of the donation or event, including: website, emails, newsletters, kiosks, press and event displays. All of your contributions-including unrestricted contributions, event sponsorship, canoe race registrations-for the prior twelve-month period will be aggregated. We publish and promote as our conservation partners as:

  • Royal Champions: $5,000 or greater per year
  • Royal Leaders: $2,000 to $4,999 per year
  • Royal Partners: $1,000 to $1,999 per year
  • Chandler Brook Partners:  $500 to $999 per year
  • East Branch Partners: $250 to $499 per year
  • Collyer Brook Partners: $100 to $249 per year
  • Toddy Brook Partners: $50 to $99 per year

RRCT events and projects are regularly recognized by statewide and greater Portland media. RRCT email newsletters are sent to nearly 2000 residents and businesses. RRCT’s website and social media pages are visited by thousands of viewers.

UNIQUE AGREEMENTS: RRCT negotiates unique arrangements with different companies.  For instance, an art gallery donated the proceeds from an exhibit and a business sponsored the Royal River Film Series. Contact us if you would like to help raise revenue for RRCT through a unique arrangement.

IN-KIND DONATIONS: RRCT has strong relationships with many businesses who offer pro-bono or in-kind goods or services. These include bakeries, brewing companies, vendors, and a dozen local landscape architects, lawyers, financial advisors, restaurants, print shops, and construction companies.

MEDIA SPONSORSHIPS: RRCT negotiates media sponsorships in exchange for pro-bono promotion of our work. Contact us if you are interested in more information.