Sponsorship Opportunities

Shaping a partnership that works for your business 

Sometimes it's the simplest combination that makes the greatest impact. When your brand goes to market with a unique array of engaging events, the resulting partner program is greater than the sum of its parts. Here are just a few of the reasons our partners have chosen us:

High Brand Visibility

Naper Settlement gives you the opportunity to connect with our community through a partnership to reach the increases your brand awareness. We learn about your goals and tailor a level of sponsorship just for you to get the most impact. Whether it's promoting new products during an event weekend, targeted print or social media marketing, we've got you covered.

On-site Activation

In 2018, partnership provided the opportunity to get attention from a total of 18,745 special event guests while our website reached 156,380 annual visitors.

One-of-a-Kind Events

From Civil War re-enactments to Naper Nights to Oktoberfest, our goal is to make learning fun. That's what makes us a stand out attraction in the museum world. With an average of 3,100 attendees per special event, our partners have the chance to share in the fun with events and programming all year long.

Print Advertising

Our established relationships with local businesses, schools and the media help us maximize marketing exposure for our partners. Well-planned print advertising includes logos on event posters, annual sponsor thank-you banner, program maps, Summer/Winter guides, community mailings, member only magazine, events, linkable logos on website and logo placement on pole banners.

Social Media

Engage with our following and make your brand impact go viral with visibility on Naper Settlement's Facebook, Twitter, and e-newsletter postings.

Creating Community

For more than 50 years, our events, programs, and exhibits have drawn crowds from the Midwest and all over the world. Our outdoor history museum reaches an audience that ranges from students to business leaders. Partners benefit from the exposure to our more than 365,910 annual visitors; 31,774 annual student groups; and 927 unique volunteers, totaling 28,632 total hours in 2018.

Good Corporate Citizenship

Your support of our mission gives you the chance to connect to the community and support its learning and growth. The funds we receive enable preservation of the history of the area, education through engaging programming, and community-building through events that bring people together.


Please contact us by email or call 630.305.7048 to request a sponsorship package or discuss Naper Settlement's sponsorship opportunities.

Download a PDF of Naper Settlement's 2019 Sponsor Program (PDF).

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors

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