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Become a Sponsor

of the American Battlefield Trust

The American Battlefield Trust can help you reach millions of people each year through its website, social media, battlefield experiences, and publications. Learn more about sponsoring our work.

About Sponsorships

The American Battlefield Trust reaches more than 10 million people each year through its website, social media, battlefield experiences, and publications. We have collaborated with some of the country’s most admired brands, creating consistent multi-year partnerships that extend our reach to drive impact.

Financial support is essential to providing educational programs to help the general public, but especially the students and teachers who make up 80% of our web visitation, develop a lifelong appreciation and understanding of American history. We are eager for cause-marketing sponsors and corporate donors to help us achieve our mission and deliver programming to young people everywhere. Complete this form to start working with us and a member of our team will be in touch!

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A Unique Value Proposition

A sample of a sponsored Instagram post
An example of a sponsored Instagram post supporting the Trust's annual Park Day event.

Our collaborative marketing efforts offer sponsors an opportunity to engage consumers on a local and national level with an organization that has a unique value proposition. We’ll work with you to develop integrated marketing opportunities and customized programs that will further your brand’s objectives while advancing our mission of saving history land and teaching American history.

Whether it’s through monetary gifts, in-kind donations, or volunteering, our corporate sponsors are important partners in our mission to save our nation’s endangered battlefields. By making a financial commitment to the American Battlefield Trust, your business is making a tangible commitment to preserving our national heritage, educating of future generations, and honoring the memory of those who fought in our nation’s greatest conflicts.

Your support of the American Battlefield Trust is vital and we’ll direct your corporate donations to the project or program that most interests you or best serves your business. What’s more, we’ll expose our 150,000 members and millions of visitors to our digital products to your business and let them know that you are a proud sponsor of our efforts to protect our nation’s battlefields.

Sponsorship allows your business access to a very unique moment in the lives of families learning about American history on the battlefield, on our website and other digital properties, or through other experiences. In addition, we can help you reach your audience in new ways:

  • Your brand may be seen by more than five million 18-29-year-olds in the U.S. every year on the American Battlefield Trust’s website at Battlefields.org.
  • We can call attention to your brand with our half-million social media followers on a regular basis and through events like our Live from Battlefield productions and our annual Park Day event.
  • We can offer access to brand placement in augmented reality and virtual reality presentations on the battlefield.

Donations to the American Battlefield Trust are tax deductible—we are registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501c(3) non-profit organization. We consistently receive high marks by nonprofit monitoring groups, including an eleventh consecutive annual 4-star ranking from Charity Navigator.

A photograph of trees on the Second Manassas Battlefield
A photograph of the U.S. Colored Troops
colonial drum

Sponsorship Levels

Levels of sponsorship begin at $5,000 for a one-time social media sponsorship. A full table of sponsorship levels is found below.
 

Digital Sponsorship Metrics & Values

Property

Audience Impressions  

Fee  

Exclusivity  

Flagship Battle App  

100K/year
Estimated  

$500K one-time  

1 of 1 sponsor  

Website Footer  

10M/year
8M students & teachers
Guaranteed  

$30K annually  

1 of 2 sponsors  

Website Pop-Up, Rev War Integrated Content  

1.5M/year
1.2M students & teachers
Guaranteed  

$100K annually  

1 of 1 sponsor  

Sponsored content  

10K – 100K/year
Estimated  

$10K one-time  

1 of many  

Website Right Rail, Rev War Integrated Content  

1M/year
800K students & teachers
Guaranteed  

$50K annually  

1 of 2 sponsors  

Special Exhibition  

1M/year
Estimated  

$100K one-time  

1 of 1 sponsor  

Video creation, pre-roll  

500K/year
Estimated  

$10K/per video  

1 of 1 sponsor  

 

Social Media Sponsorship Metrics & Values

Property

Audience Impressions  

Fee  

Exclusivity  

Facebook  

400K followers
older demographic  

$10K one-time  

1 of many sponsors; ownership of single themes  

Instagram  

32K followers
younger demographic  

$5K one-time  

1 of many sponsors; ownership of single themes  

Youtube  

132K subscribers
80% male  

$15K one-time  

1 of many sponsors; ownership of single themes  

Select Corporate Sponsors

This list includes nonprofit foundations created by corporate entities to fulfill their charitable goals, counting employee gift matching. We are grateful to our sponsors, partners, and in-kind donors for their support of the Trust's mission to preserve America’s hallowed battlegrounds and educate the public about what happened there and why it matters.

21st Century Fox; A&E Television Networks; Amazon Smile; Ancestry; Bank of America; Cabot Oil and Gas Corp.; Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; Entergy; Expedia, Incorporated; ESRI; Fertilizer Dealer Supply, LLC; Flippo Lumber Corporation; FM Global; GE: GMO LLC; Goldman Sachs; Google*; History Channel; IBM Corporation; Intel Corporation; Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies; Lockheed Martin; Mars Foundation; Microsoft; Norfolk-Southern; Prudential Financial; Sanmina Corporation; Shell Oil Company; State Farm; Stephen Ambrose Tours; Verizon; VISA: Walt Disney Company; Wide Awake Films.

* The American Battlefield Trust is a recipient of a Google Grants award. The Google Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google's philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Google Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online advertising to nonprofits via Google AdWords.
 

What Our Members Are Saying

The men and women of the [American Battlefield Trust] are the best possible advocates for saving battlefield property and have proven themselves to be excellent stewards of all donations they receive. We give to several charitable organizations and the [American Battlefield Trust] is the one we hold in highest esteem. If only all other charities were operated with such integrity and professionalism!

Todd J. Burnett
 

It has been 22 years since we started sending donations along with our memberships to support [American Battlefield Trust]. I am proud of the work that our 282 donations have helped [the American Battlefield Trust] to save. Every time the quarterly publication arrives, it is amazing how many acres have been saved. Amazing what can happen when like-minded people work toward a common goal.

Deborah Silva R.

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Park Day 2019 Monocacy National Battlefield
Screenshot of the entire Civil War animated map
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