Jazz It Up! 2023

Jazz It Up! 2023
Sponsor Opportunities

With our sponsors’ partnership, Building Futures is building safer and more vibrant communities for all. Thank you for helping connect individuals and families with the resources they need to live free from homelessness and domestic violence.

We are excited to share that plans are in the works for Building Futures’ 35th anniversary IN-PERSON benefit! Jazz it Up 2023 will take place in May 2023 at Nido’s Backyard Outdoor Restaurant in Oakland. We expect more than 200 community leaders, elected officials, and other supporters to attend.

Last year, our sponsors made an incredible difference. We are now inviting our early bird sponsors to make your online donation for this special celebration in May.


$10,000

Live introduction and your logo showcased prominently at event; dedicated social media posts; full page, full color, cover ad in program booklet; logo/name recognition on printed invitation*; acknowledgement in all materials, including your logo featured in annual report, e-newsletters and on Building Futures’ website for one year. Generous number of complementary event tickets with RSVP.


$5,000

Live introduction and your logo showcased prominently at event; dedicated social media posts; full page ad in program booklet; logo/name recognition on printed invitation*; acknowledgement in all materials, including your logo featured in annual report, e-newsletters and on Building Futures’ website for one year. Generous number of complementary event tickets with RSVP.


$2,500

Your logo featured during the event; half page ad in program booklet; acknowledgement in materials including social media; your logo in annual report, e-newsletters and on Building Futures’ website for one year. Complementary event tickets with RSVP.


$1,000

Quarter page ad in program booklet; acknowledgement in materials including social media, Annual Report and on our website. Complementary event tickets with RSVP.

$500

Business card size logo ad in program booklet;  acknowledgement in materials including social media, annual report and on our website. Complementary event tickets with RSVP.

The needs are so great as our region navigates historic inflation and housing scarcity. Jazz It Up! sponsors like you make better lives possible.

Questions?

To pledge your support today, and arrange payment later, simply contact Ana Maria Mahiri, Director of Development, at development@bfwc.org or 510-357-0205 x204 to be included.

Our Impact

100% of the net proceeds from this fundraising event supports our homeless, domestic violence and housing services in Alameda County. To see how we do our work, check out our Annual Report.

Last year's event

Jazz It Up! 2022

Each year, Building Futures looks forward to raising a glass and enjoying great jazz with valued partners like you while raising funds to support life-changing services. San Francisco’s all-women La Mezcla Dance Company will be showing a “never seen before” performance for Building Futures at our virtual gala.

Missed it? Watch it here, click on box below:

GREAT NEWS!
An anonymous donor has pledged to match all gifts made on May 7, 2022 — up to $10,000! That means your gift will be worth twice as much!

MORE PAST EVENTS

2021 Jazz It Up!

Need some uplift and inspiration? Want to share our stories?

Watch the 2021 Jazz it Up! video any time, including our three-part “docu-series” that gives beautiful insight into our programs, clients, staff, and the overall heart of Building Futures, even during a pandemic.

2020 Jazz It Up!

Special thanks to our 2020 Jazz It Up! lead sponsors, Michael & Nancy Pretto, Creekside Plaza Partners, Community Realty and Investments, the City of San Leandro and the City of Alameda at the Band Leader level and above!

We are grateful to our other sponsors at the Jazz Beau and Artiste levels include ACI-Alameda County Industries, Bonnewit Development, East Bay Community Foundation, Face Reality Acne Clinic, Flores Optometry Inc., Nat and Kera Binns, Evelyn and Juan Gonzalez, Gaye Eisenlord, Rob & Emily Rich, Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc., Bay Alarm, Bruce and Judy Jund, Carla Dartis & Steven Carter, Gayle Thomas & Mike Williams, Main Advantage Technology Services, Supervisor Wilma Chan, Teamsters Local Union #853, and Tom Lauderbach!We postponed the May 2020 Gala, and focused our attention to keeping our community safe as we sheltered-in-place and did emergency response to the new COVID-19 pandemic.

2019 Jazz It Up!

Special thanks to our 2019 Jazz It Up! Sponsors

Patron
Williams Family

Impresarios
Kaiser Permanente, Wells Fargo, Nancy & Michael Pretto, Sanjay Madan, and UPS Northern California District

Band Leaders
BRIDGE Housing, City of Alameda, City of San Leandro, Community Realty & Investments, VDay East Bay, and McDermott Costa Insurance Brokers

Jazz Beaus
Alameda County Firefighters L55, Alameda Health System, Nat & Kera Binns, Cahill Contractors, Paul Carney & Giovanna Giuliani, Supervisor Wilma Chan, Creekside Plaza Partners, Dark Heart Nursery, East Bay Community Foundation, Gaye Eisenlord, FH Dailey Chevrolet, Flores Optometry, Juan & Evelyn González, Maximus Real Estate Partners, MidPen Housing, Rob & Emily Rich, and Anonymous

Artistes
Deni Adaniya & Kevin Connolly, Alameda Alliance for Health, Hon. Pete Ballew, Best Price Furniture, Bonnewit Development, Carla Dartis & Steve Carter, East Bay Housing Organizations, Eden Health District, Glen Price Group, Habanas Cuban Bistro Alameda, Katherine Greenberg & Hon. Ed Hernandez, Bruce & Judy Jund, Tom Lauderbach, Main Advantage Technology Services, Poppy Bank, Resources for Community Development, Satellite Affordable Housing Associates, System Innovation, Teamsters Local Union 853, Gayle Thomas & Mike Williams, and William Pettus Architect

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