Become a Sponsor

Spirit of Entrepreneurship™ Awards
May 5, 2017

Sponsorship Opportunities

2017 soe awards sponsorship

For more information please email
or call Cathy Feldman, Executive Director/CEO at 805-682-8775.

There are several levels of sponsorship available for the Spirit of Entrepreneurship™ Awards that are outline on the grid above. See below for a complete explanation of each. The Sponsorship Application form is available here.

Diamond Sponsorship

This level of sponsorship will have the opportunity to have a prize of at least $2,500 given to the winners of the 2017 Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship in the name of their company/business. A portion of that can be designated specifically for the Spirit of Entrepreneurship™ Scholarship Fund (administered by the Santa Barbara City College Foundation) for an academic scholarship to attend SBCC or a 4-year college or university. Additionally, Diamond Sponsorship donors are invited on stage as the prizes are presented to the student winners at the 2017 Spirit of Entrepreneurship™ Awards dinner.

In addition to a full table for 10 (a $1,600 value) and a full-page ad (a $1,200 value) in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship™ Awards program, the Diamond Sponsors will have top placement and acknowledgement in all publicity connected with the Spirit of Entrepreneurship™ Awards, on the website and at the event itself. Multiple year sponsorship includes a student prize and the opportunity to present it for each year of sponsorship.

The cost and duration of the Diamond Sponsorship is:

Premium Sponsorship

Table Sponsorship

The individual ticket cost for the 2017 Spirit of Entrepreneurship™ Awards is $150. Tables of 10 are available for sponsorship for $1,600. Table sponsorship also includes an eighth-page color ad in the printed Awards Program, (a $150 value).

Individual Tickets Prices

* Must be currently enrolled in high school or college in the Santa Barbara area
NOTE: All levels of sponsorship are tax deductible.

Program Advertising Sponsorship

There are 4 sizes of full color advertisements available in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards™ Program:

Below is a scaled down diagram that indicates the size of each ad:

ad diagram

To download an advertising spec sheet and application, click here. All ads must be submitted no later than April 7, 2017.

For information about the Successful Entrepreneurs Giving Back Sponsorship and Award, please contact Cathy Feldman at or call 805-682-8380.