Invest in the Future: Engage with the Next Generation of Professionals

Support the transition from college to career, extend learning beyond the classroom, and build meaningful connections with CCAPS students and alumni through sponsorship of College-to-Career Programs.

Your Sponsorship Supports Programming Like:

  • CCAPS Mentor Program
  • Alumni and student networking events
  • New graduate celebrations and communications
  • Career and professional development activities

Expand Your Reach

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Gain visibility with CCAPS and University of Minnesota audiences and expand professional connections within the fields of applied business, health care management, long-term care, addictions counseling, construction management, information technology, applied business, biological and applied sciences, arts and culture, civic engagement, sexual health, and a wide range of other interdisciplinary fields.

Gain access to a network of over 11,000 engaged students and professionals (10,000+ CCAPS alumni and nearly 1,100 CCAPS students) through year-round exposure in our digital publications and social media channels.

 Your organization could reach:

  • high-potential students via five to six targeted email communications each summer and fall, along with orientation and kick-off events in the CCAPS Mentor Program. Additionally, gain ongoing brand recognition through monthly communications to the 125+ annual participants.
  • a broad spectrum of workers, from recent grads to seasoned professionals, via invitations to College-to-Career Programs, sent up to 10,000-plus alumni. Additionally, reach over 300 graduating students each year in their welcome communications.
  • future leaders through annual student, alumni, and employer and community networking events, frequent socials, and volunteer/service activities hosted by various CCAPS programs.

Sponsorship Levels

Your sponsorship supports one academic year of programming, and donors receive a receipt from the University of Minnesota Foundation for their gift when processing is complete.

Career fairs are open to CCAPS students and recent alumni as job seekers and to employers interested in making connections with our college community. CCAPS College-to-Career Programs Sponsorship does not cover career fair employer registration or career fair sponsorship fees.

  • Name or logo on the College-to-Career Programs website
  • Name or logo on College-to-Career Programs event and activity (5–8 per year) email invitations and post-event communications 
  • Name or logo in College-to-Career Programs sponsored activity social media postings
  • Name or logo in annual sponsor recognition email
  • Name recognition as a College-to-Career Programs sponsor in CCAPS Enews
  • Name or logo in College-to-Career Programs sponsored event/activity day-of signage/materials (approximately 5–8 events/activities per year)
  • Name or logo on the College-to-Career Programs website
  • Name or logo in annual sponsor recognition email
  • Name recognition as a College-to-Career Programs sponsor in CCAPS Enews
  • Name or logo in College-to-Career Programs sponsored event/activity day-of signage/materials (approximately 5–8 events/activities per year)
  • Name or logo on the College-to-Career Programs website
  • Name or logo in annual sponsor recognition email

Become a Sponsor

Deadlines

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Individuals and organizations can sponsor CCAPS College-to-Career Programs at any level. Full-series sponsorship confirmed by September 15 supports one academic year of programs of five to eight offerings. Sponsorship confirmed by January 24 will receive recognition for spring semester programs, including February Career Month opportunities hosted by CCAPS. Individual event and custom sponsorship opportunities are also available on request. 

Two Ways to Pay

Payments can be made in one lump sum or divided into fall and spring installments. All donors receive a receipt from the University of Minnesota Foundation for their tax-deductible gift when processing is complete, and the same benefits apply. 

  1. Make an Online Donation
    Fill out the online form to confirm and pay your sponsorship fee.
     
  2. Donate by Mail   
    Make your check payable to the University of Minnesota Foundation, noting the CCAPS College-to-Career Programs Fund #25459. Mail your filled out form and payment to:

    University of Minnesota Foundation
    P.O. Box 860266

    Minneapolis, MN 55486-0266

Contact

Interested in discussing sponsorship options or plan to submit your sponsorship? Please, reach out!

Courtney Barrette

 

 

 

 

 

Courtney Barrette
Director of Engagement & External Relations
barr0396@umn.edu | 612-625-1253

Thank You For Your Support!

barr0396@umn.edu

Funds received through the College-to-Career Programs Fund will be used to meet expenses associated with CCAPS's mission to empower lifelong learners to achieve their educational goals through professional courses, applied and individualized degrees, and other academic pathways. We pursue a learner-centric environment where diverse ideas, backgrounds, and identities are embraced. 

Sponsorship recognition by the CCAPS Engagement Team or the college does not constitute an endorsement of the products or services of the sponsoring company, organization, or individual.