Support the Awards,
Support the Museum

Our inaugural awards in 2020 received unparalleled attention through the A+D Community, we received applications from across the globe and support across the ACE industries. Our 2021 awards promise to go beyond. This event offers a new level of exposure for our donors while ensuring funds raised go directly to supporting the A+D Museum’s mission. If you would like to give it to the awards program as a whole, please find our donation page here. To learn more sponsorship opportunities, we welcome you to explore our different levels outlined below. Should you have any questions or inquiries about becoming an awards sponsor, please reach out to Camille Elston, Design Awards Coordinator, at camille@aplusd.org.

Category Sponsors

$5,000.00 +

Category Sponsors will have the chance to select a category they would like to support based on availability. The donor’s brand will be recognized with all these categories’ presentations, including but not limited to in press materials, social media, and at an official awards ceremony. We will be announcing runner-up in addition to award winners, resulting in increased brand awareness.

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Category Availability
  • On the Wall
  • On the Floor or Ceiling
  • On the Desk
  • On the Body
  • On the Street
  • Bigger than Model, Smaller than a Street
  • Bigger than Street, Smaller than a City
  • Still on Paper
  • On the Screen
  • In School

Submission Sponsor

$2,500.00 +

Submission fees will run at $80 in all categories except for students who are free. Submission Sponsors provide the opportunity for designers and artists to apply for submission sponsorship. The museum will then evaluate need and reach in selecting admission fee exemption. Part of this will include asking the artist to thank the sponsor.

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Dupport Submissions

As an institution focused on creating equity ion our community, we are presenting this opportunity to even the playing field by giving designers in all financial situations the ability to submit work.

Student Sponsor

$800.00 +

Sponsors in this category will be supporting the operations and submissions for the student category. As an important part of our mission for accessibility the A+D Museum does not charge student fees. The sponsorships raised in this category will go to supporting logistics and operations, allowing us to accept a larger number of student submissions.

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Community Sponsor

$350.00 +
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