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Sponsor an event

VCU Libraries is a crossroads for the arts and sciences, culture and community. Your sponsorship pairs your identity and brand with VCU Libraries’ outstanding free and open community events. Diverse audiences total more than 20,000 attendees each year. VCU’s James Branch Cabell Library has more than 2.4 million visitors each year. Our state-of-the-art Lecture Hall seats 300 for cultural and scholarly events. Your event sponsorship connects you to VCU’s 32,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff in a high-profile way. 

Our programs range from explorations of art and activism to ethical challenges of scientific research, from illuminating readings and conversations with writers to local topics about Richmond history and culture. Recent events included a conversation with National Book Award recipient Colson Whitehead, a screening of the film “Loving,” a lunchtime presentation on intellectual property and an exhibition of scientific illustrations at our MCV Campus library. 

As an event sponsor, you can spark active engagement among students, faculty, VCU and the greater community. Not only will your organization gain exposure to thousands during the event, but you will be associated with one of the most highly regarded university libraries in Virginia, which thrives on enriching education and leadership to support students, faculty and the community. 

Event Sponsorship Opportunities 

Please consider sponsorship support for VCU Libraries. A gift to VCU Libraries helps VCU and the community by emphasizing the importance of lifelong learning. Among the many giving opportunities for organizations and businesses large and small to help support VCU Libraries, we will work with you to find the one that best meets your needs.

For more information, please contact:
Sue Robinson, executive director of communications and public relations, at or (804) 827-3616.