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Supporting Our Community

Atrius Health is committed to good corporate citizenship in all its forms. We seek to enhance the eastern Massachusetts community through the support of organizations that enrich the quality of life and advance health and wellness initiatives for individuals and families. Atrius Health achieves this through sponsorship of select events, programs, and projects located within the communities we serve.

Proposal Form

If you are interested in submitting a charitable request for our consideration, please review the following charitable guidelines and submit a proposal. To allow time for evaluation, proposals must be submitted at least 3 months prior to the event.

Atrius Health will review submitted proposals in a timely manner and will make decisions based on funding availability and other business objectives. Not all sponsorship requests can or will be funded. All organizations that are approved for Atrius Health sponsorship must furnish a W-9 form.

Charitable Giving Guidelines

Requirements for event sponsorship consideration:

  • Must be a health-related or other community organization that operates within the Atrius Health service area
  • Event proceeds must support the delivery of direct services in the communities Atrius Health serves
  • Must be a public organization with a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in good standing
  • Has not already received sponsorship support from Atrius Health within the same calendar year
  • Minimum of 250 attendees (if the proposal is for sponsorship of an event)
  • Offers Atrius Health brand visibility opportunities commensurate with cost

Sponsorship requests must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Proceeds benefit a group or organization that promotes physical and emotional health, safety, and wellness
  • Proceeds support the work of health-related and disease-prevention associations
  • Proceeds support the facilitation of equitable health service delivery
  • Proceeds advance efforts to promote and support health services, education, and advancement of ethnically diverse community members
  • Proceeds support the advancement of community Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts
  • Proceeds support cultural or educational activities for adults and children
  • Proceeds promote community cohesiveness and/or cultural enrichment
  • Proceeds provide aid and assistance in the aftermath of community crisis

Please note these requests do not meet the criteria:

  • General or annual fund appeals
  • Organizations that are not registered charities with 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Political action committees or political campaigns
  • Lobbying or advocacy groups
  • Third-party fundraising organizations
  • Individuals or for-profit businesses
  • Municipal departments
  • School clubs or sports teams
  • Churches/Faith-based organizations
  • Golf tournaments

Sponsorship proposals must include/allow:

  • Sponsorship-level options with benefits clearly outlined for each
  • A description of the event with date, location, venue, and beneficiary, as well as estimated number of event attendees
  • Atrius Health input and approval of all uses of our name and logo prior to publish date (i.e., signage, social media posts, web copy, etc.)
  • The opportunity/ability to promote Atrius Health’s participation in accordance with its marketing objectives.

If you have any questions about the Atrius Health sponsorship program, please contact:

Mary Shepherd, Marketing Manager
sponsorships@atriushealth.org
617-559-8363