Sponsorship Opportunities

Why partner with Sustainable Connections?

We have our finger on the pulse of the community. Working with local businesses, city agencies, and partner organizations, we are invested in creating a vibrant local economy built on sustainable practices.

We love Whatcom County as much as you do!

We love living in a thriving, collaborative community where local businesses are prosperous and contribute to a healthy environment and the well-being of all citizens.

Our Marketing Reach

Managing and promoting campaigns & events enables us to reach the community through:

  • E mail newsletters (total subscribers = 8000+)
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Press releases (sent to 75+ local contacts)
  • Relationships with local news outlets
  • Website pages (over 75,000 visits annually)
  • Printed promotional materials, signs & banners.

 

Program Areas and Opportunities:

Think Local First!

This program enhances the livability of our community, the stability and diversity of the local economy, and the retention and expansion of independent, NW Washington owned businesses through increasing awareness about the personal, community, and economic benefits of choosing local first. Contact Becca Taber for more information.

Sustainable Business Practices

We come from the perspective that we’re all on a journey towards greater sustainability. Businesses that join Sustainable Connections are interested in learning more and we aim to support their sustainability goals. Contact Mark Peterson for more information.

Energy Efficiency & Renewables

The Energy Efficiency and Renewables Program works to facilitate a local economy powered by the efficient use of clean, renewable and secure energy. Contact Jeff Aslan for more information.

Green Building & Smart Growth

The Green Building & Smart Growth program promotes healthy, durable, efficient, and environmentally responsible homes, neighborhoods and workplaces through education, technical assistance and advocacy.Contact Rose Lathrop for more information.

Food & Farming

The Food & Farming program supports new farmers, connects eaters and food buyers to local farms and fishers and is a resource for building a vibrant local food economy. Sponsorship is also available for the Food and Farming events or programs listed below. Contact Sara Southerland for more information.
Food to Bank on (Retailers)
Food to Bank on (Local)
Farm to Table Trade Meeting
Whatcom County Farm Tour