Sponsor the Awards

The McKinley Foundation will honor individuals and groups engaged in social justice work at the 2017 Social Justice Awards Gala on Saturday, April 29.

There are four awards to honor social justice work in Champaign-Urbana. Award categories include the following: student, community individual, student group, and community group. All award recipients receive tickets to the gala and a $500 award to their organization or to the organization of their choice.

Where Do You Fit In?

Sponsoring this event gives you the opportunity to give back to the community by showing how much you value fairness and justice in supporting the 2017 McKinley Foundation Social Justice Awards.

Everyone Wins

When you sponsor the Social Justice Awards, we all win! You, the award recipients, McKinley Foundation, and a community that will be more aware of how social injustice is being addressed and who is making the effort.

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Level ($1000+)

  • Table for 8 at the Award Gala Dinner
  • Event’s publicity (all print material)
  • Display space at the event
  • Opportunity to participate during Award Ceremony

Gold Level ($500+)

  • 4 tickets for the Award Gala Dinner
  • Event’s publicity (all print material)
  • Opportunity to participate during Award Ceremony

Silver Level ($250+)

  • 2 tickets for the Gala dinner
  • One- line ad in the program

Bronze ($100+)

  • One-line ad in the program.

The McKinley Foundation takes pride in highlighting individual and group efforts to promote social justice in Champaign-Urbana. The McKinley Foundation has a rich history of challenging the inequities and provides a platform for a wider audience to be informed, inspired, and activated.

We invite you to join us as a sponsor of this event by making a financial or in-kind donation. Our sponsoring businesses and groups make this event possible and support the continued social justice work in Champaign-Urbana.

For more information, contact Kathie Spegal at socialjusticeawards@gmail.com or (217) 417-8832.