Please find enclosed for your consideration materials about Gallery Aferro and sponsorship opportunities for our 10th annual benefit on June 16th, 2018. In addition to journal ads and sponsorship levels, we also have two remaining artisan ice cream flavors available to be selected and named, ie “Jane Smith’s Special Salted Caramel”. Contact us at ewilcox@aferro.org to sponsor a flavor for the evening’s ice cream bar.



Proceeds from the benefit make our multitude of cultural and educational programs for our community possible. Your sponsorship is tax-deductible and sponsors are promoted proudly and aggressively in a variety of ways, most notably with a beautifully designed keepsake program journal to ensure that our greater tri-state area art-buying public sees your name and logo!

For your support your business will be promoted:


  • 15,000+ email subscribers to e-blasts, Twitter-linked to 1800+ followers
  • 5000+ Facebook “fans” of Gallery Aferro
  • 10,000+ Facebook “friends” via Gallery Aferro and our two program pages
  • Instagram exposure to 4000+ followers, including custom sponsor hashtag option
  • Web exposure via aferro.org, 2 program blogs, web-based press and posting


  • 1200+ physical mail subscribers
  • 5000 run Postcard and Flyer distribution throughout the tri-state area
  • Exposure in 200 full color event program journals distributed to attendees and VIPs, featuring auction artwork and sponsors
  • Certificate of appreciation suitable for hanging


  • Attractive, large posters at entrance to event
  • Press campaign to print, WBGO radio, TV and web press outlets
  • Verbal recognition of sponsors in speeches given night of event

About Gallery Aferro and the event:

Gallery Aferro is Newark, NJ based nonprofit alternative arts space founded by artists Evonne M. Davis and Emma Wilcox in 2003, offering engaging exhibitions that connect new audiences in a welcoming environment that builds community and reflects a positive image of Newark. Our supporters for the upcoming event are art collectors and Newark enthusiasts, who have already demonstrated their commitment to the community’s growth by supporting the gallery.  Please join us in making a better community and raising your profile with one of our great sponsorship options!