About the Sustainer Program

The Greater New Haven NAACP Corporate Sustainer is a business, corporation, institution or foundation that supports the NAACP unconditionally because of the great work that the NAACP has and continues to achieve. The corporate sustainers are true partners in the fight to bring about universal equality and human rights. The money received annually, 100% of the funds, will go directly to programmatic needs at the Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP. These critical monetary resources and staff positions give us the ability to be more relevant, proactive and efficient in our daily operations as the oldest civil rights organization in the country.

*Note: We are able to only accept Mastercard and Visa for online payment.

Contribution Levels

$10,000 Annual Corporate Sustainer

Benefits

  • Company product/merchandising exclusivity for 1 years;
  • Company crest/logo on NAACP branch letterhead;
  • Company logo is advertised on all NAACP branch events materials and promotions;
  • Well positioned advertisement with logo link from your company website on branch home page and facebook;
  • A video acknowledgement and thank you on the Branch website from leadership of branch;
  • Acknowledgement and opportunities for remarks at our annual dinners and other big ticket events;
  • Company logo printed on the back of NAACP staff business cards;
  • Frequent television and radio acknowledgement by the NAACP leadership of continued support of the branch to general community;
  • Plaque recognizing the company partnership;
  • An allotment of complimentary VIP tickets to all NAACP ticketed events;
  • Backstage access to all NAACP VIP events, dinners and concerts;
  • Company promotional sound bites during call waiting when calling the NAACP office.

$5,000 Annual Corporate Sustainer

Benefits

  • Full advertisement with logo link from your company website;
  • A video acknowledgement and thank you on the Branch website from leadership of branch;
  • Acknowledgement at our annual dinners and other big ticket events;
  • Company logo printed on the back of NAACP staff business cards;
  • Television and radio acknowledgement by the NAACP leadership of continued support of the branch;
  • Plaque recognizing the company partnership located in the NAACP office;
  • An allotment of complimentary VIP tickets to all NAACP ticketed events, each year;
  • Backstage access to all NAACP VIP events

W. E. B. DuBois & Mary White Ovington Council

  

$3,000 Contribution

The W. E. B. Dubois and Mary White Ovington Council is an elite group of accomplished Connecticut leaders. The Council members consist of members from philanthropic, social, business, academic and nonprofit communities throughout Connecticut. The primary focus of the council is to promote sustainability of the Greater New Haven NAACP. Such an effort will be accomplished through fundraising and private giving. The council members share the same ideas of leadership, dedication, conviction and passion as that displayed by W. E. B. DuBois, founder of NAACP and one of the greatest African American leaders and Intellectual. The council members’ are motivation to raise and donate money as guided by their belief in the legacy and accomplishments of the NAACP, the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the world. The minimum financial contribution by a member is $3,000 annually.

Benefits

  • Gratis admission to all New Haven NAACP Events throughout the year
  • Automatic lifetime national membership
  • VIP seating at all local NAACP events
  • Invitations to private receptions at all programs with access to VIPs, Special Guests, Speakers

Ida B. Wells & Joel Spingarn Council

 

$2,000 Contribution

The Ida Wells & Joel Spingarn Council is an elite group of accomplished Connecticut leaders. The council members consist of dedicated men and women that stand for integrity, social justice and philanthropy. The primary focus of the council is to promote sustainability of the Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP. The members of this council share the same ideas of leadership, vision, organization and strength that Ida Wells & Joel Spingarn the founders of the NAACP and two of the most powerful leaders in the civil rights struggle. The council are motivated to raise and donate money because of their strong belief in the legacy in the accomplishment that women played in the NAACP. The minimum financial contribution by a member is $2,000 annually.

Benefits

  • Gratis admission to all New Haven NAACP Events throughout the year
  • VIP Seating at all local NAACP Events
  • Invitations to private receptions at all programs with access to VIPs, Special Guest, Speakers and Entertainers
  • Automatic national life member with Crisis Magazines
  • E-news letters and Updates.

Constance Baker Motley & Thurgood Marshall Council

  
$1,000 Contribution

The Constance Baker Motley and Thurgood Marshall Council is a group of elite grassroots financial supporters of the Greater New Haven NAACP. The primary focus of this council is to promote the financial self sustainability of the branch. The members of the council share the same excitement for scholarship, law, social justice, community activism and knocking down barriers that Justices Constance Motley Baker and Thurgood Marshall exemplified. The minimum financial contribution by a member is $1,000 annually.

Benefits

  • Free admittance to some Branch events
  • 35% discount on NAACP branch events
  • Access to VIPs, Speakers and Entertainers during branch functions
  • Automatic life membership with Crisis Magazines
  • E News letter and updates.

George W. Crawford Council

$500 Contribution

The George Crawford Council is elite group of accomplished Connecticut leaders. The primary focus of this council is to promote the financial sustainability of the Greater New Haven NAACP. The members of the council share the same excitement for scholarship, law, social justice, community activism and knocking down barriers that Attorney George Crawford exemplified. George Crawford was a strong leader on Yale campus and in the City of New Haven, he was one of the founders of the Greater New Haven NAACP. Members of the council are motivated to raise and donate money because of their strong belief in the legacy of the NAACP. The minimum financial contribution by a member is $500 annually.

Benefits

  • Free admittance to Branch events
  • VIP seating at all local NAACP events
  • Access to VIPs, Speakers and Entertainers during branch functions
  • Three-year regular membership with Crisis Magazine
  • E-News letters and updates.

Torch Bearer

$250 Contribution

The Friends of the Greater New Haven NAACP are grass roots financial supporters and activist. The primary focus of this branch is to promote the financial sustainability of the branch. The Friends of NAACP are motivated to raise and donate money by their belief in the legacy and accomplishments of the NAACP, the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the world. The minimum financial contribution by a member is $250 annually.

Benefits

  • Automatic annual membership
  • Crisis magazine
  • 15% discount on all NAACP branch events
  • E-News letters and updates
  • Two-year regular membership.

For more information, please contact:

Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP
P: 203.389.7275