FFAR GIVING PROGRAM

Based on cumulative annual support for the Foundation or Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) there are six designated categories of recognition:

Visionary: $1,000,000 and above

Patron: $500,000 to $999,999

Investor: $250,000 to $499,999

Champion: $100,000 to $249,999

Enthusiast: $50,000 to $99,999

Friend: up to $49,999

 

Contributor Benefits

VISIONARY

$1,000,000 and above

Customized Contributor Activity:  designed in collaboration with the Director of Development.

Annual Executive Roundtable Meeting:  Scheduled at the request of contributor, an onsite presentation by FFAR Executive Director to review key strategic initiatives and programs with contributor decision makers and leaders such as Boards and Senior Executive Management.

FFAR Board Reception/Dinner:  opportunity to wine and dine with FFAR Board of Directors. SCHEDULE AS PART OF REGULAR BOD RECEPTION/DINNER?

Weekly Email Updates:  Receive weekly reports on issues of importance to FFAR and the food and agriculture sectors.  NEED TO CHECK WITH MADELEINE.  THIS IS SAME AS INFO SENT TO BOARD.

Full PATRON Level Benefits as listed below.

PATRON

$500,000 to $999,999

Collaborative Efforts:  Opportunities to identify additional areas for collaboration and recognition in accordance with FFAR’s Policies and Sponsor Guidelines.

On-Site Scientific Briefing:  Scheduled at the request of contributor, a FFAR Scientific Program Director will travel to designation of contributor choice to present a review of key strategic initiatives and programs to an audience of choice.

FFAR Signature Event:   Invitation to attend a FFAR signature event of contributor choice such as Award Ceremony or Congressional Luncheon.  NEED TO HAVE A SIGNATURE EVENT IN PLACE.

Executive Director’s Dinner:  Invitation to attend a dinner with FFAR’s Executive Director featuring a distinguished guest speaker.  NEED TO BUDGET.  NEED TO SCHEDULE.

Stewardship Report:  prepared specifically for contributor describing how gift was used to advance FFAR’s mission.

Full INVESTOR Level Benefits as listed below.

INVESTOR

$250,000 to $499,999

Executive Director’s Luncheon:  Invitation to attend a luncheon featuring FFAR’s Executive Director and a featured speaker from USDA.  IS THIS POSSIBLE?  NEED TO BUDGET.  NEED TO SCHEDULE.

Scientific Presentation:   Scheduled at the request of contributor, this in person briefing, can be made at a professional conference, meeting or other venue of the contributor’s choice.  A FFAR Scientific Program Director will participate on a panel or as a guest speaker.  NEED TO SCHEDULE.

Contributor Briefing Webinar:  Scheduled at the request of the contributor, this webinar can be designed for an audience that may include Research, Marketing, Communications, XXXX.    Given by FFAR’s leadership and other experts providing unique insight into the activities and programs within Food and Agriculture research. NEED TO SCHEDULE.

Plaque of Appreciation:  in recognition of contributor’s support toward FFAR’s mission.  NEED TO BUDGET.

FFAR Web Site:  contributor logo and hyperlink featured on FFAR’s main donor page.  FFAR’s web site receives approximately XXX unique hits per year.  FFAR is recognized as the XXXX.

Full CHAMPION Level Benefits as listed below.

CHAMPION

$100,000 to $249,999

Executive Director’s Reception:  opportunity to participate in annual reception with key stakeholders.  NEED TO BUDGET AND SCHEDULE.

Government Relations Webinar:  opportunity to participate in briefing on key topics of interest about FFAR program activities of interest to USDA and Congress. Receive invitation to participate in scheduled webinar during the year. NEED TO CHECK WITH DAVE/MADELEINE

Customized Social Media:  contributor receives information to use for program of choice.  NEED TO CHECK WITH MADELEINE

Certificate of Appreciation:  in recognition of contributor’s support toward FFAR’s mission.  NEED TO BUDGET.

FFAR Web Site:  contributor logo featured on FFAR’s main donor page.  FFAR’s web site receives approximately XXX unique hits per year.  FFAR is recognized as the XXXX.

Full ENTHUSIAST Level Benefits as listed below.

ENTHUSIAST

$50,000 to $99,999

Program Briefing:  Given by FFAR’s leadership and other experts providing unique insight into the activities and programs within Food and Agriculture research.  Topics include key initiatives at FFAR. Receive invitation to participate in scheduled webinar during the year.  NEED TO SCHEDULE.

Social Media:  contributor receives information from FFAR to post and tweet. NEED TO CHECK WITH MADELEINE.

Badge of Appreciation:   in recognition of contributor’s support toward FFAR’s mission. NEED TO BUDGET.

FFAR Web Site:  contributor name and hyperlink featured on FFAR’s main donor page.  FFAR’s web site receives approximately XXX unique hits per year.  FFAR is recognized as the XXXX.

FFAR in the News:  News updates provide contributors with published articles, which can range from XXX to XXX featuring information on FFAR and it activities to drive XXX.

Full FRIEND Level Benefits as listed below.

FRIEND

Up to $49,999

FFAR Press Releases and Announcements:  Receive all FFAR press releases and announcements.

FFAR Newsletter:  NEED TO CHECK WITH MADELEINE

FFAR Website:  Name is listed in the contributor section of www.foundationfar.org.   FFAR’s web site receives approximately XXX unique hits per year.  FFAR is recognized as the XXXX.

FFAR Annual Report: Listing in FFAR’s annual report.  Distributed to more than XXX readers electronically and available in a downloadable pdf format on FFAR’s web site, it receives XXX hits annually.

Designated Primary Point of Contact:  Assigned primary point of contact with the Development office at FFAR to answer questions and facilitate discussion with FFAR.