The Children’s Research Fund works closely with corporate sponsors to create unique partnerships that complement each company’s brand and philanthropic priorities and objectives. The ideal partnership is multifaceted and allows for visibility and involvement throughout the year. If you would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and how your company can gain network of business leaders and philanthropists through the 2018 Children’s Ball, please contact Kristi Stathis at 773.294.4360 or kstathis@oceantomo.com or Whitney Sutton at 312.227.7297 or wsutton@luriechildrens.org.

The Children’s Ball is the signature fundraising event of the Children’s Research Fund, the leading organization dedicated to raising funds for innovative biomedical research for the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Join more than 1100 civic and business leaders on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Chicago Hilton for The 60th Annual Children’s Ball, co-charied by Chris Keogh, Holly and Matt Maloney and Trish Rooney.


2018 Corporate Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Luxury Retail Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

Luxury Jewelry Sponsor

Table Sponsors

Underwriting Sponsors

Supporting Companies

* Updated as of November 16, 2018

Annual Giving to the Children’s Research Fund campaign is critical to our ability to continue to fund innovative pediatric medical research that will benefit countless children. Gifts of any amount are greatly appreciated and will help get us closer to meeting our annual commitment to the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute. Gifts of $1,000 or more will be recognized in the program book for the Children’s Ball.


Platinum Sponsorship
$100,000

Logo Projected on ballroom wall


2 Premier tables


Logo Placement in signage, media presentation, invitation, and Ball Book


Full page black and white ad with color border in Ball Book

Gold Sponsorship
$75,000

Prominent logo placement


2 Premier tables


Logo Placement in signage, media presentation, invitation, and Ball Book


Full page black and white ad with color border in Ball Book

Silver Sponsorship
$50,000

Recognition on-screen and in the program during the Paddle Raise


2 Premier tables


Logo Placement in signage, media presentation, invitation, and Ball Book


Full page black and white ad with color border in Ball Book

Bronze Sponsorship
$25,000

Recognition on-screen preceding & following the patient champion video


1 Premier table


Logo Placement in signage, media presentation, invitation, and Ball Book


Full page black and white ad with color border in Ball Book

Premier Corporate Table - $20,000

1 Premier Table

Company name in signage, media presentation, invitation, and Ball Book

Full page black and white ad in Ball Book

Standard Corporate Table - $15,000

1 Standard Table

Company name in signage, media presentation, invitation, and Ball Book

Full page black and white ad in Ball Book