We are seeking sponsors to support the work of artists that will showcase their hand painted designs on utility boxes in downtown San Rafael. By directly supporting artists in this program, sponsors help beautify our city and promote a colorful and lively downtown area.
What do you get as a sponsor?
Sponsors may pledge any amount from $25-$400.
SILVER SPONSORS ($25 and above): Your name will be listed on cityofsanrafael.org/utilityboxart as a sponsor for the public art program. You will also receive a printed photo of the finished painted utility box that your donation sponsored.
GOLD SPONSORS ($100 and above): Your name (or business or organization name) will be engraved on a metal plaque and affixed to the finished utility box.
PLATINUM SPONSORS ($300 and above): Sponsors who pledge $300 or more will also be allowed a 75 character limit (with spaces) message engraved on their plaque, in addition to their name which will be displayed above the message.
Thank you for helping bring art to unexpected places and enhance the culture, beauty and vibrancy of San Rafael for years to come!
Where does my sponsorship money go?
100% of the funds pledged to this program will go towards artists as stipends for their work. Therefore, the amount artists receive as a stipend for their box (up to $400) will depend on sponsorships and donations received for the program. The City is incurring all administrative, permitting and material costs associated with administering the program, and zero sponsorship funds will go towards City-incurred expenses.
When enough funds have accumulated to award a Utility Box, the sponsor(s) will be notified of the artist, proposed design, and location of the Utility Box on which their plaque will be installed.