Be a part of the LifeFlight team when you sponsor the Islesboro Crossing open water swim event. Businesses and boat owners can support the cause at a variety of giving levels. All proceeds from sponsorship will support LifeFlight's advanced education and training programs, including the purchase of state-of-the-art patient simulation manikins.

PRESENTING SPONSOR - $20,000: EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP
  • Prominent welcome signs (Islesboro Crossing for LifeFlight Presented by YOUR COMPANY with your logo)
  • Your company name (and logo, where possible) listed as presenting sponsor in all IX2016 marketing materials, email correspondence, athlete/paddler/spectator guides
  • Prominent social media exposure with links, logo on the LifeFlight website, Facebook and Instagram
  • Opportunity to display promotional materials and/or provide product samples at the event
  • Named prize for one of our swimmers (The “YOUR COMPANY” Prize) at the awards ceremony
  • Invitation to speak at our Pre-Event Dinner Party at Point Lookout’s Summit on Friday, August 19, 2015
  • VIP boat transport across the bay, LifeFlight hats for your team, event burgee, pompoms, and cowbells
  • Company banner at the finish on Islesboro
  • Framed souvenir photo of your team with the LifeFlight helicopter
  • Opt-in for multiple years of sponsorship; first refusal next year
  • Your company name listed in the annual report
  • A special Islesboro Crossing souvenir


BEACON SPONSORS - $10,000: THREE AVAILABLE
All Hope Sponsor benefits, plus
  • Cheer on our amazing athletes from your boat! Use your own boat, or we’ll provide one. Your choice:
  1. An Official Start Boat with a cannon or horn to mark the start
  2. A Cheerleader Boat to keep spirits high for swimmers as they cross the bay
  3. An Official Sweep Boat to support and encourage our last swimmers
  • LifeFlight hat for your crew, an event burgee, LifeFlight banner to hang, pompoms, cowbells
  • Opportunity to network with other local donors on your boat, if you wish
  • Prominent welcome sign at registration with your name, boat name, or company name and logo
  • Your name, boat name, or company name listed in select printed and online publications
  • Invitation to speak at our Pre-Event Dinner Party at Point Lookout’s Summit on Friday, August 19th
  • Framed souvenir photo of your team with the LifeFlight helicopter or aboard your boat
  • Opt-in for multiple years of sponsorship; first refusal next year
  • Prominent social media exposure on Facebook and Instagram, with your photo and/or logo

HOPE SPONSORS - $5,000
All Care Sponsor benefits, plus
  • Your name or company name on all correspondence sent to swimmers before and after the event
  • Welcome sign at registration with your name or company name and logo
  • Social media exposure on Facebook and Instagram, with your name, links, tags, and photo and/or logo

CARE SPONSORS - $2,500
  • Your name or company name with logo on its own sign at the athletes’ welcome tables on Islesboro
  • Invitation to attend our Pre-Event Dinner Party at Point Lookout Summit on Friday, August 19, 2016
  • Your name or company name listed in the Annual Report
  • Social media exposure with your name, links, and tags on Facebook and Instagram
  • Your name or company name and logo in press releases, event materials, posters, and public acknowledgements
  • Name and logo with link on the LifeFlight website

BUOY SPONSORS - $1,000
  • Your name or company name on one of the large buoys marking the course
  • Invitation to attend our Pre-Event Dinner Party at Point Lookout Resort’s Summit on Friday, August 19, 2016
  • Your name or company name listed in the Annual Report
  • Social media exposure with your name on Facebook and Instagram
  • Your name or company name in event materials  and public acknowledgements
  • Your name or company name on the LifeFlight website

CHEER SPONSORS - $1,000
  • Your name or company name on the athlete food tables, warming tent, changing booth, or at the finish
  • Invitation to attend our Pre-Event Dinner Party at Point Lookout Resort’s Summit on Friday, August 19, 2016
  • Your name or company name listed in the Annual Report
  • Social media exposure with your name on Facebook and Instagram
  • Your name or company name in event materials  and public acknowledgements
  • Your name or company name on the LifeFlight website

INSPIRE SPONSORS - $500
  • Your name or company name on sign at the registration table
  • Your name or company name on sponsorship  poster
  • Your name or company name on the LifeFlight website
  • Your name or company name listed in the Annual Report

TWO NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR BOATERS, ISLANDERS, and SPECIAL FRIENDS:

THE SPIRIT FLEET - $1,000
Own a boat, have friends with boats, or just love boats? Join the Spirit Fleet, either in person or in spirit.
  • Opportunity to join your yachting friends in a festive parade across the bay to cheer our swimmers on
  • Your name (and/or boat name) on the Spirit Fleet signs at Point Lookout and at the finish on Islesboro
  • An event burgee
  • Your name (and/or boat name) listed in the Annual Report
  • A special Islesboro Crossing souvenir

ISLANDER HONOR ROLL - $500 or more
  • Reserved for island residents (Any island! Full-time, part-time, rent or own)
  • Your name on the Islander Honor Roll, proudly displayed at the finish
  • Your name listed in the Annual Report
  • Your name or company name on the LifeFlight website

Become a sponsor today using the form below (choose "Islesboro Crossing Sponsor from the drop down menu), or email Shannon to learn more.