The 27th Annual Desert Gala will not be happening as scheduled on 4/26/2020

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The 27th Annual Desert Museum Gala - 2020 Vision Focus on the Future

2020 Desert Gala Postponed


Sponsorship and Underwriting Opportunities

The Desert Gala offers a chance for you and your business to be recognized for your significant support of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and those we serve. There are fantastic sponsorship opportunities that can connect you deeply to the Museum’s mission, as well as to other supporters in the community. This is a wonderful chance to partake in a meaningful event while entertaining clients, employees, family, and friends!

Full Package and Commitment Form (PDF)

Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate Sponsor — $25,000; 1 available
Marketing and Recognition
  • Recognition in the Desert Gala Program
  • Sponsor Recognition during live auction
  • Opportunity to address the audience
  • Acknowledgement in Desert Museum Media
    • eNewsletter
    • ASDM website desertmuseum.org
    • Facebook and Instagram
    • Option of promotional brand swag at the event
    • Annual Report, Fiscal 2020
    • Recognition in Arizona Daily Star newspaper
Event Hospitality
  • 20 Gala tickets
  • 2 Table Centerpieces
Additional Benefits
  • Right to use the ASDM logo in your marketing and Public Relations
  • Opportunity to have a Museum expert seated at your Gala table
  • Complimentary ASDM presentation, with or without live animals, at your workplace
  • Post-Gala use of facility for private event
Mountain Lion Sponsor — $10,000; 2 available
Marketing and Recognition
  • Topmost recognition in the Desert Gala Program
  • Recognition at admission and during live auction
  • Top Acknowledgement: in Desert Museum media
    • eNewsletter
    • ASDM website desertmuseum.org
    • Facebook and Instagram
    • Annual Report, Fiscal 2020
    • Recognition in Arizona Daily Star newspaper
Event Hospitality
  • 10 Gala tickets
  • 1 Complimentary Gala Table Centerpiece
Additional Benefits
  • Opportunity to have a Museum expert seated at your Gala table
  • Complimentary ASDM presentation, with or without live animals, at your workplace
Saguaro Sponsor — $5,000; 6 available
Marketing and Recognition
  • Recognition in the Desert Gala Program
  • Recognition during Live Auction
  • Acknowledgement in Desert Museum Media
    • eNewsletter
    • ASDM website desertmuseum.org
    • Facebook and Instagram
    • Annual Report, Fiscal 2020
    • Recognition in Arizona Daily Star newspaper
Event Hospitality
  • 6 Gala tickets
  • 1 Complimentary Gala Table Centerpiece
Additional Benefits
  • Opportunity to have a Museum expert at your Gala table
Bobcat Sponsor — $3,000
Marketing and Recognition
  • Recognition in the Desert Gala Program
  • Acknowledgement in Desert Museum Media
    • eNewsletter
    • ASDM website desertmuseum.org
    • Facebook and Instagram
    • Annual Report, Fiscal 2020
    • Recognition in Arizona Daily Star newspaper
Event Hospitality
  • 2 Gala tickets
  • 1 Gala Table Centerpiece
Table Ambassador — $3,000
Support the Gala and be an active, visible participant in supporting the Museum!
As a table ambassador, you will receive a reserved table in a prime event location with 10 complimentary Gala tickets and:
  • Recognition in the Desert Gala Program
  • Acknowledgement in Desert Museum Media
    • eNewsletter
    • ASDM website desertmuseum.org
    • Annual Report, Fiscal 2020

Interested in Underwriting?

Talk to us about custom underwriting opportunities! There are many options that we would be happy to explore with you, like:

Tables set for Gala

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“During our first visit to the Desert Museum in 1994 we agreed it was the best full spectrum natural history experience we'd ever had - and right here in our own backyard!
We've supported the Museum annually since then and encourage friends and business associates to do the same.”
--Jerry Weinert
& Marni Dittmar