Kalamazoo Nature Center Sponsorship Opportunities

A sponsorship places your business in front of our 6,200+ membership base and the greater Kalamazoo community. See the opportunities below, or contact Lisa Panich at for details on how your business can partner with KNC.

Buy Local Art & Gift Fair

Buy Local Art & Gift Fair

The Buy Local Art & Gift Fair and Members-only Jingle Mingle brings in over 1,800 guests for this very special pair of holiday events. Receive valuable brand exposure while supporting KNC’s mission.

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Sugar Shack

Maple Sugar Festival

Your sponsorship will be appreciated by thousands of visitors and members at KNC’s two-day Maple Sugar Festival, the longest running and most popular event of the year

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Kids Raccoon Run

Earth Day Celebration

Proceeds from the Earth Day 5K & Kids Raccoon Run support KNC’s early childhood education programs, which provide high-quality, nature-based education for children ages 3 and 4.

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Kids at Zugunruhe


Movement is an essential narrative of nature, so come explore fun ways to move at the Kalamazoo Zugunruhe! Your sponsorship will support KNC’s Conservation Stewardship program.

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Eco Car

Automotive Sponsorship

Your exclusive sponsorship places your business at the center of 4 popular KNC events: Maple Sugar Festival, Earth Day Celebration, Zugunruhe, and the Buy Local Art & Gift Fair.

Three Ways to Sponsor!
1. Secure online signup here
2. Fill out this form and mail to: Kalamazoo Nature Center, 7000 North Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI. 49009
3. Contact: Lisa Panich, Communications Director at or (269) 381-1574 x 38