Event Sponsorships

Maps Community Foundation supports many local nonprofit organizations with event sponsorships each year. We love the way these organizations and events contribute to a vibrant, thriving Mid-Willamette Valley.

2021 Featured Sponsorships

April 23: Mid-Valley Literacy Center, Spotlight on Literacy Virtual Event

We were proud to sponsor this virtual Spotlight on Literacy event. MVLC’s mission is to empower adults with the literacy skills needed to increase economic stability and overall quality of family life. A total of 129 people participated in this fundraiser, raising just over $20,000 for this important local nonprofit organization. This amount covers the cost of serving 114 adult students for the year and represents 13% of their annual budget. 

May 6: Liberty House, Cherish the Children MegaRaffle

We were proud to be a sponsor for this fun, new virtual fundraising event for Liberty House, who works diligently and with great heart to change hurt into hope in the lives of vulnerable children in our community. Because of our investment, Liberty House was able to raise over $100,000; resulting in 60 children receiving three months of therapy, 60 children receiving a comprehensive medical exam, 300 adults trained to prevent child abuse, and much more. 

June 6: Willamette Humane Society's WillaMutt Strut

Maps Community Foundation once again strutted our stuff in the Willamette Humane Society’s Virtual WillaMutt Strut on June 6. Maps contributed pet food lids for participant goody bags. A total of 120 pet-lovers participated and over $25,000 was raised to provide shelter cats and dogs with the care and compassion they need while waiting for their forever homes. 

June 19: CASA of Marion County Superhero Run

Get your cape on! Maps Community Foundation was proud to be a gold sponsor for the CASA Superhero Run. Our Maps team ran fast (see photo above) and had a great time supporting this incredible organization that provides caring support and advocacy for children in need in our community. 

July 17: Union Gospel Mission's Ribbon Cutting for the new Men’s Mission and Walk for Hope

We are excited to partner with Union Gospel Mission to celebrate the grand opening of their new Men’s Mission in Salem at 777 Commercial St. NE in Salem. We will also field a Maps Team to participate in the Walk for Hope 5/10K the same day.  UGM transforms lives by giving hope and safe shelter to those who are experiencing homelessness in our community. 

July 16-24: Virtual Salem Art Fair & Festival
Event Details at SalemArt.org

Maps is looking forward to being part of the 72nd year of the Salem Art Association’s Salem Art Fair! It will be virtual again this year, running from July 16-24. Virtual participation will help support over 200 talented artists and be a celebration of community, creativity, and over 70 years of beautiful art in Salem. 

If you are a nonprofit organization interested in applying for an event sponsorship from Maps Community Foundation, please submit your request here. We review requests on a monthly basis so be sure to submit your request a few months in advance of your event.