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MESA “STE/A/M” DONOR PROGRAMS

Developing regional talent is essential to Philadelphia’s competitiveness. We hope you’ll invest in middle, high school and early college students who are active in educational and internship experiences that lead to stable, productive careers. Your 100% tax-deductible donations give you exciting opportunities to engage at the level most comfortable for you and your organization.

Here’s how we allocate donations to Temple for the MESA program:

  • $100: one (1) signature MESA “back to school” backpack with toiletries, school supplies, and a MESA Maker t-shirt
  • $500: one (1) VOUCHER to participate in a fall semester STEM Saturday Academy semester at Temple University.
  • $1,000: one (1) VOUCHER for a middle or high school student to participate in a spring semester STEM Saturday Academy, one week MESA Aquaponics summer camp and membership in Temple University’s Conwell Society for donors and alumni contributing $1,000 a year
  • $3,000: sponsors one (1) middle or high school enrollment in the annual PA MESA program, including registration, curriculum, materials and one assigned Temple student to serve as a STEM mentor to 25 students for one semester
  • $7,500- sponsors (2) middle or high school enrollments as above, but also supports three (3) Temple undergraduate STEM work study positions at MESA schools

In addition, corporate marketing and foundation sponsorship levels with related acknowledgements include:

Title Sponsorship PA MESA Inclusive “COMPETITIVENESS” Road Trip $150,000+

  • Category exclusivity
  • 24 BUS TRANSPORTATION VOUCHERS with single corporate visibility of logo placement magnets ( sponsored by YOUR BUSINESS) for local schools /organization small budgets for 6 months
  • Prominent mobile advertising/customized bus wrap (30 days, 10 cities, 30 schools) for a road show to major markets in PA to discuss STEM competitiveness
  • Co-branded logo, school/organization and tour naming recognition printed material
  • Prominent logo placement on T- shirts and backpacks worn and distributed (1000) throughout 30-day tour
  • Daily social media mentions during 30-day tour on Temple Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN as well as mentions on 20 prominent university social media channels reaching approximately 150,000 Temple STEAM alumni
  • Distribution of sponsor swag to MESA students (samples, backpacks, collateral, school supplies, etc.) and by MESA students during visits to other students in need along the tour
  • Two invitation to MESA hosted events
  • Sponsor prominent logo placement on MESA website Sponsor and donation page
  • Sponsor sweepstakes and contest offerings via social media, Sponsor and MESA state and national websites
  • Title Sponsor PA MESA Statewide Design Competition

 

State Sponsorship PA MESA Inclusive “COMPETITIVENESS” City Tour $75,000+

  • Middle location of mobile advertising/customized bus wrap (30 days, 10 cities, 30 schools)
  • 12 BUS TRANSPORTATION VOUCHERS with single corporate visibility of logo placement magnets ( sponsored by YOUR BUSINESS) for local schools /organization small budgets for 6 months
  • Co-branded logo and tour naming recognition on printed material
  • Logo placement on T- shirts and backpacks worn and distributed (600) throughout 30-day tour
  • Daily social media mentions during 30-day tour on Temple Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN as well as mentions on 20 prominent university social media channels reaching approximately 150,000 Temple STEAM alumni
  • Distribution of sponsor swag to MESA students (samples, backpacks, collateral, school supplies, etc.) and by MESA students during visits to other students in need along the tour
  • Two invitation to MESA hosted events
  • Names sponsor PA MESA Statewide Design Competition

 

City Sponsorship Visibility $25,000+

  • Lower location of mobile advertising/customized bus wrap (30 days, 10 cities, 30 schools )
  • 6 BUS TRANSPORTATION VOUCHERS with single corporate visibility logo placement magnets ( sponsored by YOUR BUSINESS) for local schools /organization small budgets for 3 months
  • Co-branded logo and tour name recognition on printed material
  • Logo placement on T- shirts and backpacks worn and distributed (600) throughout 30-day tour
  • Daily social media mentions during 30-day tour on Temple Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN as well as mentions on 20 prominent university social media channels reaching approximately 150,000 Temple STEAM alumni
  • Distribution of sponsor swag to MESA students (samples, backpacks, collateral, school supplies, etc.) and by MESA students during visits to other students in need along the tour
  • Two invitations to MESA hosted events

 

Community Sponsorship Visibility $15,000+

  • 3 BUS TRANSPORTATION VOUCHERS with single corporate visibility logo placement magnets ( sponsored by YOUR BUSINESS) for local schools /organization small budgets for 1 months
  • Co-branded logo and city naming recognition on printed material
  • Logo placement on T- shirts and backpacks worn and distributed (600) throughout 30-day tour
  • Daily social media mentions during 30-day tour on Temple Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN as well as mentions on 20 prominent university social media channels reaching approximately 150,000 Temple STEAM alumni
  • Distribution of sponsor swag to MESA students (samples, backpacks, collateral, school supplies, etc.) and by MESA students during visits to other students in need along the tour
  • Two invitations to MESA hosted events

 

Make a DIFFERENCE!

You CAN make a difference by becoming a supporter of MESA and helping us continue our history of success with and for our students. We hope you’ll agree to help more Pennsylvania students “get onboard” the path to economic success, and thank you for your confidence and support!

How to Donate

PA MESA programs are eligible for Education Investment Tax Credit (EITC) support through the Department of Community and Economic Development.  Funds are also welcome through direct sponsorship through Temple University’s Office of Institutional Advancement.    We are willing to compete for your business and support, which we hope comes in the form of

  • Corporate Matching Grants
  • MESA Scholarships
  • Marketing Donations
  • In-Kind Donation and Volunteering
  • Mentoring Expertise

To donate online, click the Donate button below and enter the amount under the desingation, Center for Inclusive Competiveness (CIC)