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 and 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

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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Broad Winged Hawk

Animal Ambassador Program Sponsor

Sponsorship is an exciting way to support and connect with these amazing animals and helps to provide care and feeding for our Animal Ambassadors.

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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.

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DeLano Farms

Regenerative Agriculture Programs

We are thrilled to offer this special opportunity to support our community’s connection with the natural world through garden-based experiences at KNC’s DeLano Farms.

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