Become a 2020 Sponsor

  • What is Swirl & Twirl?

    • a social fundraising evening for queer non-profit charities in the National Capital Region featuring:
      • wine-, beer- and food-tasting
      • entertainment
      • a silent auction, and more
    • a long-standing and respected event, typically held in late May, since 2003, from 7—10pm
    • an age of majority event

  • Swirl and Twirl by the Numbers

    • $2.000–8,000: Typical amount raised per beneficiary per event (Total 2017: $18,000; 2018: $20,000; 2019: $23,000)
    • $145,000: Amount raised for charity in the event’s 15-year history
    • 650—725: Average attendance (sold out crowd in 2016—2019)
    • $8,000: Amount donated by our Presenting Sponsors in 2018 and 2019—RBC Canada and RBC Foundation

  • How Can You Help?

    Our generous sponsors can assist in the success of the event through providing:

    • cash donations in return for exposure as a sponsor of Swirl and Twirl 16
    • in-kind donations, such as printing, décor, equipment, floral arrangements, food/alcohol, etc.
    • donating an item or items that can be sold during our silent auction ($100 min. value each)
    • a combination of any or all the above

  • How We Advertise

  • Sponsorship Levels


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  • Important Dates and Deadlines

    • Confirmation of sponsorship: April 15, 2020 (to guarantee logo/name placement on all printed marketing materials for the event)
    • In-kind/Silent Auction items required by: May 15, 2020. Any certificate should be valid until at least Dec 31, 2020
    • Swirl and Twirl to be held: Thursday, May 28, 2020

  • Contact Information

    Denis Schryburt, Sponsorship

    Glenn Crawford, Chair

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  • Presenting Sponsor

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