The All-America City Award recognizes communities that leverage civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness and innovation to successfully address local issues.

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Promoting Equity Through Inclusive Civic Engagement

Sponsoring the All-America City Award connects organizations with the nation’s most prestigious civic award and hundreds of leaders from across the county.

The All-America City award is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious recognition of civic engagement in local communities. Established in 1949, this event brings together hundreds of community champions from across the United States to celebrate innovative community partnerships, inspiring local action that results in nation-wide results.

All-America Sponsor – Premier Level (One available)
This sponsorship is featured year-round in All-America City program activities, in addition to being featured as the title event sponsor. This sponsorship ensures that communities are given the resources they need to achieve excellence in civic engagement, and given the tools to fully articulate their path. Your sponsorship will enable the participation of at least four participants from 15 communities through a complimentary branded event registration.

  • Chief event sponsor with maximum marketing and visibility in all aspects of AAC before and during the 3-day event
  • Visibility at the National Conference on Local Governance, including recognition at a plenary event and listing in all publicity
  • Participation in the awards ceremony at the event
  • Press opportunities with winning communities
  • Visibility with more than 7,000 local leaders throughout the U.S.
  • Direct connections with 500+ All-America City award winning communities throughout the U.S.
  • (plus all opportunities listed in levels below)

Stars Sponsor – Level (Three available)
This sponsorship is also featured year-round in All-America City program activities. This opportunity provides support for civic engagement resources for cities. This sponsorship will enable the participation of at least four participants from 5 communities through a complimentary branded event registration.

  • Visibility at the National Conference on Local Governance, including recognition at a plenary event and listing in all publicity
  • Branded AAC marketing opportunities throughout the event
  • Full-page ad in a prime placement in the event program
  • Recognition as a sponsor in an issue of the National Civic Review journal
  • Opportunity to address participants
  • (plus all opportunities listed in levels below)

Stripes Sponsor – Level (Five available)
This level is for the supporter who believes in the strength of communities and civic engagement.

  • Placement of name and logo on all AAC marketing (online, social media, website with links, and print)
  • Full page ad in the event program
  • Exhibit table during the awards recognition event
  • (plus all opportunities listed in levels below)

Community Sponsor - Level
This level is for cities, nonprofits, and local community foundations and corporations who wish to support the program at this level, celebrating the benefits of the All-America City award, and ensuring the award remains availability for future communities.

  • Half-page ad in the event program
  • Listing on the NCL website and monthly newsletter as a sponsor

Sustaining Member Sponsor - $2,500 Level
Dozens of cities choose to support the program at this level each year, celebrating the benefits of the All-America City award, and ensuring the award remains availability for future communities.

  • Quarter-page ad in the event program
  • Listing on the NCL website and monthly newsletter as a sponsor

The All-America City Award speaks the language of community health and success to business leaders, and was the legitimacy boost we needed to take partnership to the next level!

Reg Cox, City Connector
Lakewood Connects
Lakewood, CO

National Civic League
Sponsorships Contact:
Doug Linkhart, President
Tel.: (303) 571-4343
DougL@ncl.org

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This free monthly webinar series highlights successful projects around the country with speakers from cities implementing creative strategies for civic engagement. By equipping individuals, institutions and local governmental bodies through this series with ideas, models and insights that can be adopted/adapted to individual communities National Civic League hopes to accelerate the pace of change in communities across the country. These webinars are free and open to anyone who is interested in creating stronger communities.

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