Become a Sponsor

The Illinois Technology Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation and is tax-exempt as a public charity under Sections 501(c)(3) and 509 of the Internal Revenue Code. Gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible as provided by law.

The Illinois Technology Foundation relies on the support of the community to fulfill the mission of building the future technology workers and leaders of Illinois. As the global economy continues to accelerate in competitiveness, Illinois companies must ensure a strong talent pipeline to solidify a secure economic future. When you contribute to the Foundation, your support enables us to work towards our mission of developing the technology talent pipeline through student mentorships and internships.

Sponsorship Levels

$10,000 – Platinum Sponsor (1 available)

  • Fifty For The Future® 
    • Keynote presentation (15 minutes)
    • Fifty for the Future® – Overall event sponsor
    • Ten (10)Tickets to the Fifty for the Future® Annual Awards Ceremony
    • Access to the contact information for current Fifty for the Future® awardees and nominees
    • Access to the contact information for alum Fifty for the Future® awardees and nominees
    • Marketing Recognition on Event Website and Event Press Releases
    • Recognition on Event Materials
    • Table top at event
    • Opportunity to provide an item in Awardee Gift Bag
  • Student Technology Club
    • Post Job Opportunities
    • Access to “Opt In” List of Members
  • ITF Website & Newsletter
    • Special designation as a Platinum Sponsor
    • Detailed Company profile on website
    • Logo
  • Scholarship Fund
    • $2,000 of sponsorship will go to establish a Scholarship Fund for Fifty for the Future® Awardees
  • Educator Series
    • Opportunity to Host
    • Promotion to deans & counselors of major Illinois Colleges and Universities

$5,000 – Platinum Sponsor (4 available)

  • Fifty For The Future® 
    • Key sponsor of one of the following: Food, Beverages, Awards, Program Printing
    • Five (5) Tickets to the Fifty for the Future® Annual Awards Ceremony
    • Access to the contact information for current Fifty for the Future® awardees and nominees
    • Access to the contact information for alum Fifty for the Future® awardees and nominees
    • Marketing Recognition on Event Website and Event Press Releases
    • Recognition on Event Materials
    • Table top at event
    • Opportunity to provide an item in Awardee Gift Bag
  • Student Technology Club
    • Post Job Opportunities (limit 10 per year)
    • Access to “Opt In” List of Members
  • ITF Website & Newsletter
    • Special designation as a Gold Sponsor
    • Detailed Company profile on website
    • Logo
  • Scholarship Fund
    • $2,000 of sponsorship will go to establish a Scholarship Fund for Fifty for the Future® Awardees
  • Educator Series
    • Opportunity to Host
    • Promotion to deans & counselors of major Illinois Colleges and Universities

$2,500 – Silver Sponsor

  • Fifty For The Future® 
    • Two (2) Tickets to the Fifty for the Future® Annual Awards Ceremony
    • Marketing Recognition on Event Website and Event Press Releases
    • Recognition on Event Materials
    • Table top at event
    • Opportunity to provide an item in Awardee Gift Bag
  • Student Technology Club
    • Post Job Opportunities (limit 5 per year)
    • Access to “Opt In” List of Members
  • ITF Website & Newsletter
    • Special designation as a Silver Sponsor
    • Logo
  • Scholarship Fund
    • $500 of sponsorship will go to establish a Scholarship Fund for Fifty for the Future® Awardees
  • Educator Series
    • Promotion to deans & counselors of major Illinois Colleges and Universities

$500 – Friend of the Foundation Sponsor

  • Fifty For The Future® 
    • One (1) Ticket to the Fifty for the Future® Annual Awards Ceremony
    • Opportunity to provide an item in Awardee Gift Bag
  • ITF Website
    • Special designation as a Friend of the Foundation Sponsor
Illinois Technology Foundation Partner Sites
Student Tech Club
Center For Innovative Thinking