Sponsorships & Donations

KCJA is a 501(c)3, established in 1984 to provide support for the jazz community in Kansas City.

Individual donors provide core support for programs that are near and dear to their hearts. The Tommy Ruskin Memorial Scholarship Fund, Musician's Assistance Fund, and annual events provide multiple opportunities for individuals to focus their donations in the areas that matter most to them.

Corporate sponsors and donors provide vital support for our work through a variety of targeted sponsorship opportunities which have a direct and tangible effect on the Kansas City Jazz Community in a range of settings. Benefits to the sponsor can include:
 

  • Brand Awareness: achieving increased visibility, awareness or brand perception through crediting your sponsorship in our high-quality informational and promotional literature, and on our website.
     

  • Commercial Merchandising: offering brand sampling and opportunities for visibility to help advocate your services or market your products, build customer perception, relationships and loyalty to your products in a high-value market.
     

  • Ethical Messaging: aligning your sponsorship with Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors to convey ethical corporate values.
     

  • Employee Benefits: volunteering opportunities, either with Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors directly or on project-based initiatives(subject to full consultation and agreement with our funded project).
     

  • Events: benefiting from a future program of exclusively, high-quality appreciation events, including higher-level invitations to senior executives/ CEO events.
     

  • Key Audiences: targeting our growing network of key decision-makers, opinion–formers and influencers.
     

  • Community Engagement: engaging young people, families and communities across Kansas City and beyond through outstanding cultural, educational and volunteer opportunities that Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors provides.
     

  • Media Exposure: bespeaking press and advertising campaigns including national and regional activity and innovative promotional approaches.

    For additional benefits of being a KCJA Sponsor, click here.

Step 2: Please click on the Donate button below to complete your donation. Thank you!