Individual Sponsorships

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam (CTU) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting Carnatic music in the USA. We actively support students, teachers and amateurs of all ages to learn, perform, master and propagate this ancient and contemporary classical art. Throughout the year, CTU sponsors high quality concerts by visiting artists from India as well as by artists based in the USA.

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam relies on your continued support to organize various events around the year including the Memorial Day Music festival.

Please see the various options available below for sponsoring CTU events and activities.

For additional information, please send an e-mail to ctu {dot} sponsor {AT} ChicagoTyagarajaUtsavam {dot} org.

To make a donation, please click on Making Payments.

Sponsorships

NumTypeAmountDescription
05Event Sponsor$3,000 and aboveSponsors an event. An event can be a music concert or dance performance. There are up to four events each day. Announcements made to an audience of more than 600 in the auditorium before the sponsored event occurs.
06Magazine Patron$2,500Color advertisement of the sponsor's choice on the back cover of the Tyagaraja Vijayam CTU Magazine distributed to attending families. One per magazine.
07Magazine Sponsor $1,750Color advertisement of the sponsor's choice on the inside back cover of the Tyagaraja Vijayam CTU Magazine distributed to attending families. One per magazine.
08Magazine Advertiser $1,000 Black and White advertisement of the sponsor's choice on the last page of the Tyagaraja Vijayam CTU Magazine distributed to attending families. One per magazine.
09Pamphlet Sponsor$1,500Single page one-sided black & white advertisement on regular white or colored paper that is mailed as an insert along with the CTU Utsavam pamphlet to over 1200 families directly to their residences in the beginning of May every year. One advertisement per envelope. Advertiser to provide 1200 printed copies
10Event Co-sponsor$250Event co-sponsors work with CTU to host the performance of an artist of CTU's choice at their residence under the CTU Banner. Co-sponsors make arrangements for food to be served to the attendees and coordinate the minimum contribution of $250 towards the honorarium for the artist. CTU includes the co-sponsor's contribution when acknowledging the artist and publicizes the event through CTU channels with the active support of the CTU team of volunteers.
11Green Sponsor$250Thanks to the Annadhata donations, CTU serves thousands of meals during the Memorial Day music festival. These meals are served on disposable paper/styrofoam utensils. The CTU Green Sponsorship serves to defray the additional expenses incurred towards the usage of recyclable, bio-degradable, environmentally friendly utensils to serve meals during the Memorial Day Music festival. The extent to which such products are used depends upon the number of CTU Green Sponsors each year.
12CTU Scribbles Sponsor$250Advertisement in the CTU Scribbles Magazine

Donations

NumTypeAmountDescription
1.Patron $1000Two adult admissions for all days as well as complimentary audio package from CTU concerts held last year. Two seats will be reserved in the front rows for Patrons on a first come-first served basis.
2.Annadhata $500Two adult admissions for all days as well as complimentary audio package from CTU concerts held last year. Two seats will be reserved in the first few rows for Annadhatas on a first come-first served basis.
3.Well-wisher$350Two adult admissions for all days as well as complimentary audio package from CTU concerts held last year.
4.General Any amountGeneral donations and payments made to Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam