A Night for Nature $1,000 Sponsorship
Sept. 14 5:30 8 p.m.
St. James Farm Warrenville

Celebrate wildlife and wild areas of DuPage of DuPage forest preserves. This signature event, complete with music, drinks and hors d’oeuvres, attracts between 150 200 nature enthusiasts. Or consider sponsoring our duck race with a $500 grand, second-, or third-place prizes. Community partners' marketing begins in June, and ticket sales open July 1.

Fall Festival at Danada $1,000 Sponsorship
Oct. 7 & 8 11 a.m. 5 p.m.
Danada Equestrian Center Wheaton

Enjoy equestrian performances, hayrides, kids activities, displays, food, and more. This event attracts nearly 10,000 guests each year. Sponsor the Friends' hospitality reception on Saturday for 100 Ambassador Circle donors. Marketing and special invitations begin in August.

Native Plant Presale & Sale $500 Sponsorship
May 2024
Mayslake Peabody Estate Oak Brook

Shop for grasses, wildflowers, and shrubs adapted to DuPage soils and weather conditions. This ticketed event attracts hundreds of native plant enthusiasts over three days. Marketing begins in March, and presale ticket and plant sales open April 1.

Sponsorship BENEFITS



Recognition in the Friends' annual reportNameName
Admission to Fall Festival at Danada hospitality tentXX

Recognition in the Conservationist

Thanked in Friends’ marketing for special eventsxX

Opportunity to provide in-kind item for an auction, raffle prize, or swag bag

Tickets to A Night for Nature special event ($100 per ticket value)

Contact US

If you are interested in partnering with the Friends of the Forest Preserve District, contact Partnership & Philanthropy at 630-871-7549 or [email protected].


If you would like to mail your sponsorship check, please make your payment to "Friends of FPDDC" with your special event preference in the "memo" and mail to:

Friends of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Partnership & Philanthropy
3S580 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189


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