MFON sponsorship

Become an MFON sponsor

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Is your business green enough for MFON?

On Saturday 29 June 2019, 7,000 people visited the very first Manchester Festival of Nature (MFON) at Heaton Park. From ecotherapy activities to wildflower planting, wild story time to theatre performances; we, alongside more than 20 conservation organisations, helped visitors discover the wonderful wildlife and wild places that we're so lucky to have in Manchester.

The only thing that was missing was a presence by some of the environmentally-conscious businesses that are spread throughout the region.

We want to make MFON even bigger and better on Sunday 28 June 2020, and with your support, we can make it happen.

Why sponsor MFON?

Sponsoring an event like MFON is an invaluable opportunity to show your company's green credentials and be part of an initiative striving to make a real difference for nature locally. The hundreds of thousands of members and volunteers who support the organisations involved in the Festival, and the thousands who attended MFON 2019, are testament to how the people of Manchester feel about the magical wildlife on their doorstep.

Sponsorship opportunities

From headline sponsorship to slots in our ethical food market, there are opportunities for businesses of all sizes to get involved in MFON 2020.

Headline sponsor: £20,000 - £25,000

The headline sponsor will be an integral part of the promotion of MFON and will be assured of a grand presence on the day of the festival.

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Marquee sponsors: £5,000

We're looking for sponsors for a marquee which will host wildlife experts, story-tellers, musicians and young people speaking passionately about the environment.

Paul Hayes

Bee Parade sponsor: £5,000

Sponsor our Bee Parade, in which we'll attempt to break the World Record for the most people dressed as bees. In 2019 we paraded with 500 bees - this year we want to exceed 2,700!

Paul Hayes

Area sponsors: £2,500

From a mindfulness and wellbeing zone to the chill-out room, there will be zones throughout the festival for businesses to sponsor.

Paul Hayes

Business stalls, with activities: £1,000

Could you run fun activities for our MFON visitors while encouraging enthusiasm for nature?

Paul Hayes

Artisan Market traders: TBC

Do you champion organic produce or craft delicious free-from treats? We're looking for traders for MFON's ethical food market.

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Speak to us about sponsorship

If you'd like to sponsor Manchester Festival of Nature, please fill in the enquiry form below or email Alan Wright, our Communications Manager, on awright@lancswt.org.uk to express your interest. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.

How would you like to support MFON?