Grow Pittsburgh strategically forms partnerships with corporations that align with our mission and values. Your company’s partnership will directly support Grow Pittsburgh’s programs while promoting the health and wellness of your employees and position your company as supporting growers of all ages in our region.

Sponsorship

Companies have the opportunity to sponsor one or more of Grow Pittsburgh’s programs, workshop series, and special events. Sponsorship packages are customized to maximize a company’s goals and marketing objectives. As a leader in educational growing resources offering support to home, school, and community gardeners in our region, Grow Pittsburgh offers exposure and recognition to our corporate partners, while the diversity of our programs allows for sponsorship opportunities at all levels.

Sponsorship entitles your company to numerous staff and marketing benefits which may include the following:

  • Private group tours or volunteer days at our production sites
  • Private seedling sales
  • Recognition on Grow Pittsburgh’s website, e-newsletter, and social media
  • Tickets or tabling opportunities at Grow Pittsburgh events
  • Private gardening or cooking class for your staff
  • Organic seedlings produced by Grow Pittsburgh

Ask your employer to match your donation! Thank you to the employees at BNY Mellon, Merck, and Pfizer, who take advantage of this benefit to maximize their impact.

Corporate Sponsor Opportunities

Education Improvement Organization

Grow Pittsburgh is recognized by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development as an Educational Improvement Organization. This designation allows companies to make contributions to Grow Pittsburgh’s School Garden Program through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

A high percentage of an EITC donation may be used as a direct tax credit for state business taxes.

All EITC funds support Grow Pittsburgh’s School Program. The program currently supports 22 school gardens throughout Allegheny County.

For more information about how your company can support Grow Pittsburgh and benefit from tax credits, please contact Development Manager Christina Bard at christina@growpittsburgh.org or 412-362-4769 x 219.