Sponsor Package

Donate or become a Sponsor of The Piper’s Gathering!

Heartfelt thanks to our current sponsors, including the Northumbrian Smallpipes Society, Pinchbeck Pipes, Ralph & Pam Loomis, Genevieve Pluhowski and the Pacific Northwest Northumbrian Smallpipers!

You can support the Piper’s Gathering with a tax-deductible gift
and advertise your business to a targeted audience of piping enthusiasts.

Help us keep our event sustainable and registration costs lower
by sponsoring an instructor in full or in part.

Donations from participants and supporters of the event make up about 10% of our annual budget and help us keep our registration prices as low as possible. Donors earn our heartfelt thanks, and acknowledgement in printed materials and on our website.

  • If you would like to make a donation or otherwise financially assist the Pipers’ Gathering, please contact: info@pipersgathering.org
  • You can send a check to: Pipers Gathering, c/o 49 Plains Field Drive, South Dartmouth, MA 02748
  • You can also donate online using PayPal:
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  • If you’re shopping at Amazon, The Gathering will get .5% of your purchase IF you start shopping at smile.amazon.com. Enter Pipers Gathering in the box labeled “pick your own charitable organization”, and then shop as you would normally.

Full Set ~ This covers expenses for an international instructor – Visa, travel, instruction, room and board. The MacDaddy! = $2500

(What you get: Full page ad for your business in concert program, full page ad in online program booklet, mention at both concerts by MC. Through December 2018 you get Ad space and mention on Pipers’ Gathering website, Quarterly plug on Pipers’ Gathering Facebook page)

*Half Set ~ This covers expenses for a domestic instructor – travel, instruction, room and board. $1500

(What you get: Half page ad for your business in concert program, half page ad in online program booklet, mention at both concerts by MC. Through December 2018 you get Ad space and mention on Pipers’ Gathering website, Quarterly plug on PG Facebook page

Drones ~ Can’t afford a full or half set? Start with  a set of drones. $750.00

(What you get: ¼ page ad for your business in concert program, ¼ page ad in online program booklet. Through December 2018, quarterly plug on PG Facebook page)

Chanter ~ We all started on one! $350.00

(What you get: 1/8 page ad for your business in concert program, 1/8 page ad in online program booklet)

Reeds ~ What’s a set without a good reed? Pitching in here helps! (No pun intended) ~ $50-$150

What you get: Typed thanks in concert program and online program booklet.

Sponsor one of our world-class instructors for 2018 – check back as we  fill in this list!

 Intructor – Uilleann Pipes – international

Instructor –  Uilleann Pipes – domestic

Instructor – Scottish Smallpipes – international

Instructor – Scottish Smallpipes – domestic

*Chris Gray – Scottish Smallpipes – Uilleann Pipes – Whistle– domestic

*Generously sponsored by:

Ralph and Pam Loomis!

Instructor – Northumbrian Smallpipes – international

*Generously Sponsored by in part by:

an anonymous donation of airline miles

Instructor – Flute, Whistle – domestic

 

Watch for exciting complementary instruments as well!

Concert Hall – one night $250 Concert Hall – both nights $500 (What you get: 1/2 page ad in concert program booklet, 1/4 page ad in online program booklet, mention at one or both concerts by MC (as appropriate), signage acknowledging sponsorship at entrance)

Classroom – full weekend, $100 (What you get: 1/8 page ad in online program booklet, signage acknowledging sponsorship on door/in classroom)

These sponsorships offer an opportunity for a “targeted” donation. However, as in the past, general donations of whatever amount also are a great help to keeping the Gathering going and are always appreciated.

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The Pipers' Gathering, Inc

2017 Sponsor Form

Ad submission info:

Web and Facebook ads can be color – please contact info@pipersgathering.org for more information.

Black and White for concert program – all ads should be 300dpi. We can work with most formats

All ads must be submitted electronically

Ad dimensions (w x h):

Full page:  5” x 8”

Half page: 5” x 4”

¼ page: 2.5” x 4”

1/8 page: 2.5” x 2.5”

If you choose payment with credit card/PayPal, note that in the payment line and submit this form. An electronic invoice will be generated within 48 hours. If you prefer to pay by check, please send it (with a note about what the check is for) to The Pipers’ Gathering, c/o Henderson, 38 Brandymeade Circle, Stow, MA 01775

The Pipers’ Gathering, Inc. is registered in the State of Vermont as a public-benefit, non-profit corporation. Additionally, the United States Internal Revenue Service has approved the corporation as a non-profit organization under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the federal tax code. Consequently, any donations are tax deductible. All donors will get a receipt for tax purposes-as well as the thanks of the organizers and participants.