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Sponsor the 2023 Massachusetts Poetry Festival!

It’s thanks to the generosity of sponsors, partners and community member that the Festival has been such a success for so many years. Please consider lending us your support for 2023. Please see some of our amazing sponsors from 2021.

We hope that you and your organization will find a sponsorship level below that suits your needs, but please don’t hesitate to reach out to us about partnerships or in-kind donations.

*Non-profit organizations and Salem-based small businesses receive a 50% discount on sponsorships levels.

Sponsor Levels

Epic Sponsor: $15,000

● Limited to 1 exclusive sponsorship, includes brief remarks or company video promo to play at opening headline event 

● Company name announced by emcee at all headline events 

● Prominent placement of a large company logo or your name on marketing materials (Festival program, save the dates, invitations, print ads in media, press releases, event website & fliers) 

● On-air mention in advertising on WBUR 

● 10+ mentions on Mass Poetry’s social media 

● 40 Festival tickets for employees, clients, or guests

● Table at Small Press Fair

● Expanded profile in Mass Poetry’s newsletter (over 10,000 recipients) 

Sonnet Sponsor: $10,000

● 15-second, color advertisement to run in pre- and post-event sponsor loop to air during headline readings

● Company name announced by emcee during headline events 

● Prominent placement of a large company logo or your name on marketing materials (Festival program, save the dates, invitations, print ads in media, press releases, event website & fliers) 

● 5 mentions on Mass Poetry’s social media 

● 30 Festival tickets

● Table at Small Press Fair

● 250-word profile in Mass Poetry’s newsletter (over 10,000 recipients) 

Ballad Sponsor: $5,000 

● 10-second, color ad to run in pre- and post-event sponsor loop to air during headline readings

● Prominent placement of a large company logo or your name on marketing materials (Festival Program, save the dates, invitations, print ads in media, press releases, event website & fliers) 

● 2 mentions on Mass Poetry’s social media 

● 20 Festival tickets

● Table at Small Press Fair

● 100-word profile in Mass Poetry’s newsletter (over 10,000 recipients)

Aubade Sponsor: $2,500 

● 5-second, color ad to run in the pre- and post-event sponsor loop to air during headline readings

● Prominent placement of a large company logo or your name on marketing materials (Festival program, save the dates, invitations, print ads in media, press releases, event website & fliers) 

● Free table at Small Press Fair

● 50-word profile in Mass Poetry’s newsletter (over 10,000 recipients) 

● 10 Festival Tickets

Villanelle Sponsor: $1,000 

● 3-second, color ad to run in the pre- and post-event sponsor loop to air during headline readings

● Placement of a company logo or your name on marketing materials (Festival program, save the dates, invitations, print ads in media, press releases, event website & fliers) 

● Mention in Mass Poetry’s Newsletter 

● 4 Festival Tickets

Sestina Sponsor: $500 

● 2-second, color ad to run in the pre- and post-event sponsor loop to air during headline readings

● Placement of your name on marketing materials (Festival program, save the dates, invitations, print ads in local media, press releases, event website & fliers) 

● 2 Festival Tickets

Haiku Sponsor: $250 

● A brief mention in the pre- and post-event sponsor loop to air during headline readings

● Placement of your name on marketing materials (save the dates, invitations, print ads in media, press releases, event website & fliers)

By Mail

To pay by mail, please make a check payable to “Mass Poetry” with “Massachusetts Poetry Festival” in the memo and send to:

Mass Poetry
c/o GrubStreet
50 Liberty Drive
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02210

Fill out the form below to become a sponsor of the 2023 Massachusetts Poetry Festival. To enter a custom amount, use the donation form.