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By partnering with NCMH, you can reach design-oriented customers and support NCMH's ongoing mission to document, preserve and promote Modernist architecture.

1. NCMH is a direct connection to a highly targeted audience: people who seek out well-designed products and creative services. Our participants and readers and followers tend to be influential, artistic, intelligent, highly educated, affluent and well-travelled. Many are in the market to buy, rent, build or renovate.  By associating your brand with NCMH's award-winning organization, you'll stand out from competitors and give back to the greater design community. 

2. NCMH is into GREEN - exposing your organization online on a regional, state, & national level without the environmental impact of print advertising.  We do only one postal mailing a year.  Everything else is digital.

3.
NCMH is a 501C3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the documentation, preservation and romotion of Modernist houses. Donations and sponsorships are typically tax-deductible. NCMH is one of only two statewide historic preservation organizations, the other being Preservation North Carolina.  NCMH is recognized nationally for its accomplishments with 11 awards for historic preservation.

4. NCMH has led more Modernist tours (52 as of December 2014) than any other organization in North Carolina, with over 11,000 people attending our events since the first tour in 2008.

5. NCMH is the definitive resource for Modernist residential architecture. With America's largest open digital archive for Modernist houses, NCMH contains over 18,000 photos on over 6500 houses along with profiles of 275 architects.  Our detailed content on Modernist home design is unrivaled -- with over 55 gigabytes of photos, videos, documents and text - causing visitors to return again & again.

6. NCMH's website draws 40,000-200,000 page views per month and NCMH's long-established Monday newsletter reaches over 3,500 readers each week. 
NCMH's Facebook page has 5,100 likes and growing.  We're also on Pinterest, Vimeo, and YouTube.

NCMH Sponsorship Options
Website Sponsorships Let the design-loving public know about your products and services!   $425 per quarter or $1512 per year.  Your logo & link will appear on the Home, Archives, or For Sale page, as you prefer. The format is 200hX300v pixels (or smaller). 
Exclusive Website Sponsorships NCMH offers specific industries such as mortgages, home improvement, national phone service, and automobiles an exclusive website sponsorship for $6,000 per year.

Newsletter Sponsorships Our weekly newsletter reaches 3700+ people directly and 4000+ more via Facebook and Twitter.  $425 per quarter or $1512 per year.  Your logo & link will appear in our weekly newsletter in the prime right side bar position.  The format is 200hx300v pixels (or smaller). 
Exclusive Newsletter Sponsorships NCMH offers specific industries such as mortgages, home improvement, national phone service, and automobiles, exclusive website sponsorships for $6,000 per year.

House Tour Sponsorships Since 2008, NCMH has been the leader in Modernist house tours, getting the public inside some of the area's most thrilling architecture.  No other organization runs as many residential architecture tours - or gets inside more of the area's best houses.  Our participants love learning about new products and services and talking with design-oriented firms.  $200 gets: two complimentary admissions, a 200hx300v pixel logo & link on the Tour webpage, mention in Tour promotions, and direct contact with Tour participants through a 10x10' space at one of the sites. 

The NCMH Architecture Movie Series Sponsorships To educate the public about Modernist architects and the architecture industry in general, NCMH hosts an annual movie series, now in its sixth year!  2014-2015 there will be five movies.

Individual Movie Sponsorship:  $199: 2 free tickets, 1 minute of Powerpoint video-only slides (up to 6) before the film, plus mention and your 200hx300v pixel link & logo in promotional emails and on the movie webpage

Season Sponsorship:  $499:  2 free tickets per movie, 1 minute of Powerpoint video-only slides (up to 6) before each movie, plus mention and your 200hx300v pixel link & logo in promotional emails and on the movie webpage.

Movie Series Naming Sponsorship NCMH offers specific industries such as real estate, architecture, and house construction a naming sponsorship for $2,500 per year. The series will be subtitled for your firm, as in "The NCMH Architecture Movie Series, powered by XYZ Company."

Thirst for Architecture (T4A) Happy Hours NCMH hosts a series of wildly popular Happy Hours at various places every month. Your firm hosts and provides refreshments for 60-120+ people, getting you direct interaction with a wide variety of potential clients and partners.  Includes a 200hx300v pixel logo & link on the T4A webpage.  $299 until December 2015, $399 after that.
T4A Series Naming Sponsorship NCMH offers specific industries such as real estate, architecture, and house construction a naming sponsorship for $2,500 per year. The series will be subtitled for your firm, as in "The NCMH Thirst4Architecture Series, powered by XYZ Company."  SOLD OUT through December 2015.

Corporate Sponsorship (Emerald Level)

Two Mod Squad Memberships ($200 value)
Announcement with your logo & link on a NCMH Newsletter ($100 value)

Up to six Powerpoint slides shown before each movie ($499 value)

Display booth space at a NCMH single-house tour ($200 value)

Up to four newsworthy announcements a year on the NCMH Newsletter

An investment of only $1,000 per year yields $1,147 of sponsorship opportunities.


Corporate Sponsorship (Diamond Level)

Eight Mod Squad Memberships ($800 value)
Sponsorship of one NCMH event (up to $400 value)

Online ad on the NCMH home page for a year ($1,500 value)
Up to 4 announcements a year in the NCMH Newsletter

A display booth space at one NCMH single-house tour ($200 value)
An investment of only $2,500 per year yields $3,400 of sponsorship opportunities


The 2015 George Matsumoto Prize Naming Sponsorship
  • The 2015 Matsumoto Prize is the biggest event NCMH produces all year.  Architects and designers from across North Carolina compete for recent excellence in residential design. 
  • The Prize will be subtitled for your firm, as in "The 2015 George Matusmoto Prize, powered by XYZ Company."
  • The Prize is promoted throughout the state, nation, and world.  Your company name will be included in all materials, advertising, and promotion about the Prize.
  • Your firm receives on online sponsor ad on the Prize webpage for a year
  • Up to 4 announcements a year in the NCMH Newsletter
  • Your personally will be part of the 2015 awards ceremony, including assisting in hosting, having a banner posted, or other opportunities
  • $6,000 per year.

Project BauHow Architecture Education and Scholarship Competition NCMH’s outreach to further ninth and tenth grade architecture education is unprecedented in North Carolina. 

Want to inspire North Carolina 9th and 10th grade High School students in the field of architecture? Sponsor one of our
Project BauHow schools for just $6,000.  Please email us for details. 


Each BauHow sponsorship provides up to 15 full CAD hardware systems and a scholarship to the NC State University College of Design Camp.  You’ll also be part of the special awards ceremony for the BauHow competition at the Matsumoto Prize Awards in July 2015. 

Trip and Tour Sponsorships

Exclusive Tour Sponsorship:  ModaPalooza Mobile Modernist House Tour, twice a year.  50 people. 

2016 Duke Forest Tour Sponsorship:  September 2016, 9am-1pm, Durham.  Co-hosted with Preservation Durham.  400-600 people will attend.  Table sponsor at one of the houses, $300. 

2016 Duke Forest Tour Naming Sponsorship:  including a special  table at registration and bus announcement privileges, $6,000, with graphic publicity for the prize, including the competition website, press releases, banner space, and collateral materials. Includes 10 admissions.


Payment and Terms

Payment is due at time of sponsorship.  Use our secure system below which accepts VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover -- just about any checking account or credit, debit, or bank card. 

NCMH reserves the right to accept or reject sponsors for any reason, but that has never yet been an issue. 

Events take place regardless of weather.  There are no sponsor refunds for any reason unless an event is cancelled.  Seats on trips and tours are additional unless otherwise noted.
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Click the appropriate option below.  Then e-mail a 200hx300v graphic and a link.  If the program you're looking for is not in the options below, email george@ncmodernist.org or tara@ncmodernist.org.


Sponsorship Types