Become a Sponsor 2017-04-07T02:36:21+00:00

Help support a rapidly growing Toledo LGBT tradition!

When you sign up to sponsor Toledo Pride 2017, your business is provided with multiple marketing opportunities that will reach thousands while your business is recognized as a community supporter. Learn more about the multiple sponsorship opportunities Toledo Pride offers in the 2017 Toledo Pride Sponsorship Information Packet.  To sign up as a sponsor, complete the form below or download and return the 2017 Toledo Pride Sponsorship Agreement.

Please contact our Toledo Pride Sponsorship Coordinator at to learn more about how your company can get involved with Toledo Pride.

Toledo Pride Sponsorship Information Packet PDF Click Here to View

What Sponsorship level would you like to sign up for?

If you are making an in-kind contribution, please list all contributions and an approximate monetary value for each. Please attach additional sheets if needed.

Social Media Recognition
If your sponsorship level includes social media mentions, please provide any specific information that you prefer to see included in such posts below. Please limit your requested post to 140 characters or less.

Additional Notes

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By checking this box you agree to the following. This agreement serves as a contract between the authorized signer(s) above, herein referred to as the “Sponsor” and the Pride of Toledo Foundation, herein referred to as the “Organizer”. Sponsor herby submits the application for marketing and promotional services at and in connection with Toledo Pride 2017 in Toledo, Ohio to the Organizer, and herby acknowledges and agrees to the terms and conditions set forth in the Sponsorship Guidelines. All marketing/sponsor opportunities are sold and assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Prior years’ sponsors/marketing partners do not have exclusive rights to current year sponsorships or marketing opportunities. The sponsor further agrees that, upon acceptance by the organizer, this application shall become a legally binding contract, enforceable in accordance with its terms, and cannot be cancelled, refunded, or returned at any time for any reason. Confirmation of this will be returned. Sponsor agrees to adhere to all rules and regulations in the relation to this agreement. The authorized signer hereby represents and warrants that he/she is duly authorized to execute this agreement on behalf of the sponsor named. The authorized signer has read these terms and accepts the same.


As Northwest Ohio’s largest and most recognized event for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and allied (LGBTQIA) community, Toledo Pride is pleased to invite you to become a sponsor of the annual Toledo Pride celebration! This year’s events will be held Friday, August 18, and Saturday, August 19. Toledo Pride includes many exciting events for our community, including the Nite Glo .5K and KISS ‘N’ Drag on Friday, and the all-day Toledo Pride festival on Saturday. This year, Toledo Pride will also be partnering with “The Village On Adams” for a Big Rainbow Brunch Crawl on Adams Street on Sunday, August 20, 2017. The Toledo Pride Festival is a large-scale, outdoor event showcasing the best in local and national entertainment. The festival also boasts a parade, food and merchandise vendors, and networking with numerous community organizations including social groups, churches, and health and wellness groups.


Sponsorship with Toledo Pride provides a tremendous amount of exposure for your business to the LGBTQI community and their allies. Based on feedback from our attendees and participants, Toledo Pride is an amazing experience to those who attend and a beneficial, rewarding experience for our sponsors. Your support helps build awareness and shows that your business cares about and supports everyone in our community.

Toledo Pride provides an opportunity for your company to reinforce your brand in a significant media market. Statistics show that gay and lesbian community members are loyal customers who prefer to purchase from companies that advertise and support diversity, equality, and LGBTQIA community causes. In fact, recent studies show that the gay community has an annual buying power of over 740 billion dollars.

Don’t miss out on becoming a Toledo Pride sponsor today and enjoying the benefits associated with your involvement!


  • Recognition on all media platforms
  • Logo on TARTA buses, main sponsor sign, stage wing sign
  • Double vendor space (10×20’)
  • Toledo Pride Parade premiere placement

RED SPONSOR — $2,500

  • Recognition on all media platforms
  • Logo on main sponsor sign, stage wing sign
  • Double vendor space (10×20’)
  • Toledo Pride Parade premiere placement


  • Recognition on all media platforms
  • Logo on main sponsor sign
  • Double vendor space (10×20’)


  • Recognition on main sponsor sign and Toledo Pride website
  • Vendor space (10×10’)


  • Recognition on Toledo Pride website
  • Vendor space (10×10’)


  • Recognition on Toledo Pride website