Expand your reach as a Corporate Supporter
Corporations are given the distinction of being directly associated with historical and cultural excellence when they become a corporate supporter of the African American Museum in Philadelphia. We are committed to serving our corporate partners in their pursuit of business goals and marketing initiatives. Specific sponsorship opportunities, including funding of special exhibitions, are great to elevate the visibility of your business and affiliate your company with a timely cultural event.
As a corporate supporter, you will join leaders from companies who help make possible the museum's key initiatives in areas such as education, preservation and technology. The active participation of our corporate supporters enables us to continue contributing to the historical and cultural fabric of the region and help stimulate its economic growth.
Preserving and maintaining the history and culture of a people requires a dedicated effort. Throughout the process, the African American Museum in Philadelphia has benefited tremendously from the generous contributions of our corporate supporters. In a city with such a large African American population, the benefits of supporting our institution are vast. Your image as a concerned corporate citizen will be enhanced by your investment.
Benefits to Corporate Supporters include:
Invitations to exclusive openings and preview receptions
Museum memberships for your executives
General admission passes for your employees
VIP special exhibition passes
Discounted facility rentals for corporate entertaining
Complimentary Museum catalogues and publications
Special Recognition in AAMP Member Newsletter
Credit toward annual Heritage Gala
Corporate Partners Membership Levels
Member $2,500 - $4,999
Copper $5,000 - $7,499
Bronze $7,500 - $9,999
Pewter $10,000 - $14,999
Silver $15,000 - $24,999
Gold $25,000 - $49,999
Platinum $50,000 - $74,999
Diamond $75,000 and above
PA Education Improvement Tax Credit Program
Corporations paying tax to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania may be eligible for the EITC program by making a contribution to the African American Museum in Philadelphia's education programs. All EITC dollars that are contributed to the Museum support our innovative education programs for Traveling Trunk, which reaches underserved youth annually.
The Education Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania allows businesses to reduce their state tax liability - equal to 75% of your contribution to the African American Museum in Philadelphia for one year, or 90% for a two year commitment.
Eligible tax liabilities against which credits may be applied include: Corporate Net Income Tax; Capital Stock Franchise Tax, Bank and Trust Company Shares Tax; Title Insurance Companies Shares Tax; Insurance Premiums Tax; Mutual Thrift Institution Tax; or Personal Income Tax of S corporation shareholders or Partnership partners.
To learn more about how you can participate in this program, please go to http://www.newpa.com/find-and-apply-for-funding/funding-and-program-finder/funding-detail/index.aspx?progId=62, or contact the Development Department at 215.599.3645.
Process for EITC
• Visit the PA DCED EITC site via the link above
• Under "Where to Apply", click on "EITC Business Guidelines" to download application.
• Read Application packet carefully and fill out the form Appendix I-EIO. This form will be used to approve your business for tax credits. Applications for the program fiscal year (7/1/2009-6/30/2010) will be accepted beginning July 1, 2009 and are processed on a first come-first serve basis.
Send application form to:
Department of Community and Economic Development
The Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program
Center for Business Financing - Tax Credit Division
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Common wealth Keystone Building
Harris burg, PA 17120-0225
Telephone: (717) 787-7120
Fax: (717) 772-3581
• After receiving written certification for tax credits from DCED, a contribution must be made to the Mann's education programs within 60 days.
• The Mann Center will confirm receipt of your contribution for our education programs in writing.
• Submit letter from the Mann Center to the DCED. Upon receiving this letter, DCED will notify the Department of Revenue to provide the tax credit to your business.