Corporate Support

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet offers an extraordinary range of opportunities for broad and targeted corporate sponsorship and partnership.

As a CPYB sponsor or partner, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the exceptional promotion, marketing, and client-development benefits associated with sponsorship and partnership. Benefits are determined by your level of commitment and can be tailored to your company’s specific needs.

Ways to Give

 

On the Stage

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet performs 17 full-length and mixed repertory ballets, including George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® and reaches over 50,000 people annually in Central Pennsylvania.

In the Studio

CPYB provides over $350,000 in scholarships allowing students, regardless of their financial means, to study the art of classical ballet. CPYB offers three scholarships to students: Changing Lives Scholarship, Male Scholarship and DiscoverDance. 

Annual Campaign

Contributions made to the annual campaign ensure that your sponsorship is used where the need is greatest. Sponsorships offer a variety of benefits at several funding levels and are customizable based on the needs of each corporation.

Special Events

CPYB hosts a wide range of events year-long starting with our annual An Evening at the Barre Gala hosted in January. Sponsorships to these special events provide your corporation with a bevy of unique benefits.

In-Kind Support

Support Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet through a donation of your company’s products or services. Providing in-kind support places your brand in front of thousands of patrons and gives your company access to new clientele. Contact Asheleigh Forsburg at 717.254.8945 to see how our companies can work together. 

Donate through EITC

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) as an educational improvement organization. A gift to CPYB can provide your company with tax credit up to 90 percent of the value of your donation through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).

2018/2019 Business Application Timeline:

  • May 15 – Business applicants who have fulfilled their 2-year commitment and wish to reapply in FY 18/19 to renew their 2-year commitment.
  • May 15 – Businesses who are in the middle of their 2-year commitment.
  • July 2 – All other businesses including initial applicants and those applicants wishing to submit an additional application on top of their previously submitted 2-year commitment.

Visit DCED’s website for EITC business guidelines and application information.

 

For more information on how your company can work with CPYB, contact the Development Department at 717.254.8477 or giving@cpyb.org.