Thank you for your interest in supporting the Association for Education Finance & Policy! We appreciate your support and interest in being visible at our 47th annual conference. Last year over 800 researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and students joined our conference to connect on topics spanning early childhood to long-term educational outcomes related to education finance & policy. 

Sponsorship during #AEFP2022 will bring high-level visibility to your organization. We are pleased to offer the following ways for your organization to get involved in #AEFP2022

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Benefits for All Event Sponsors

  • Logo & name recognition on our conference program homepage, our website, conference emails sent out prior to and during conference 
  • A feature on the meet the sponsors section of the conference app and conference website during the conference to share information about your organization 
  • Signage around conference 
  • Named/tagged tweets on Twitter before, during, and after the conference 
  • Table space near registration desk  

General Session (Cost $5,000)

The general session includes the keynote address, presidential welcome, and awards ceremony. With no other programmatic offerings during this time slot, the general session draws the largest number of attendees. 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on screen and feature spotlight at start of general session 
  • Logo on signage around room of general session 
  • Logo and welcome message on general session page of conference program 
  • Public acknowledgement during the general session of your organization’s support of AEFP
  • Two emails out to all members for the year 
  • Two push notifications through the conference app 
  • Membership and conference registration for one person 

$5,000.00Add to cart


Receptions (Cost: $4,500, 2 sessions available)

The receptions help attendees relax and network at the end of the day with an opportunity to informally connect with colleagues after a full day of conference sessions. 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on screen and feature spotlight throughout reception  
  • Logo on signage around reception room  
  • Logo and welcome message on reception page of conference program 
  • Public acknowledgement during the reception of your organization’s support of AEFP
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • Two push notifications through the conference app 
  • Membership and conference registration for one person 

$4,500.00Add to cart


Community Groups Breakfast (Cost: $4,000)

For this first time this year, AEFP is hosting community groups to enable members and attendees with shared interests and identities to gather in community throughout the conference. This sponsorship will support breakfast and refreshments for members of all of AEFP’s community groups as they kick off their inaugural in-person meetings. Community groups include:

  • First-generation scholars
  • Scholars of color
  • Policymakers & practitioner
  • Scholars of education in developing countries
  • LGBTQ scholars
  • Doctoral students

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on signage on tables with refreshments during the community group breakfast 
  • Named/tagged tweets on Twitter before the conference, during the conference to invite people to the breakfast, and after the conference 
  • Logo and welcome message on breakfast page of conference program
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • Two push notifications through conference app 
  • Membership and conference registration for one person

$4,000.00Add to cart


Topical Tracks (Cost: $4,000, up to 14 available)

Throughout the conference, AEFP hosts 11 concurrent sessions with up to 12 panels per session. These panels are organized into topical tracks, each with up to one or two panels per session. For the first time this year, we are offering organizations the opportunity to sponsor a topical track that is important to them and/or related to their work. Topical tracks include:

  • Early childhood
  • Educator preparation/PD
  • Educator labor markets 
  • K-12 standards/accountability
  • K-12 school finance
  • K-12 school choice
  • K-12 school politics/governance
  • K-12 interventions & short-term outcomes
  • Post-secondary student access, admissions, finances, and success
  • Post-secondary systems: finance, governance, and accountability
  • Causes/consequences of racial & other forms of inequity in education
  • Long-term outcomes of education
  • COVID-19 
  • Intersections between education and other policy areas

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on welcome screen at start of each relevant concurrent session 
  • Logo on signage in front of room 
  • Logo and welcome message for topical track on the conference app 
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • Two push notifications through the conference app 
  • Membership and conference registration for one person

$4,000.00Add to cart


Coffee Breaks (Cost: $3,000, 2 available)

Extended breaks in between concurrent sessions provide the opportunity for attendees to gather, network, and prepare for their next session. Provide refreshments to attendees during one of these breaks! The breaks will draw a large number of attendees as they mingle and transition between sessions. 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on signage on tables with refreshments during the coffee break 
  • Named/tagged tweets on Twitter before the conference, during the conference to invite people to the coffee break, and after the conference 
  • Logo and welcome message on coffee break page of conference program
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • One push notification through conference app 

$3,000.00Add to cart


Tote Bags (Cost: $3,000)

Give attendees a bag to carry their stuff from session to session with a customized, co-branded AEFP bag. 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on all bags 
  • Logo on signage around conference   
  • One email out to all members for the academic year 
  • One push notification through conference app 

$3,000.00Add to cart


Poster Sessions (Cost: $2,500, 1 of 2 sessions available)

Posters highlight the work being done by graduate students, researchers, and other attendees. Your logo and organization’s details will be highlighted during the poster session. 

Additional Benefits Include:
  • Logo on signage in front of and around room for poster session 
  • Logo on signage for food at poster session 
  • Named/tagged tweets on Twitter before the conference, during the conference to invite people to view posters, and after the conference 
  • Logo and welcome message on poster page of conference program
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • One push notification through conference app 

$2,500.00Add to cart


Student Lounge (Cost: $2,500)

Students make up over ¼ of AEFP conference attendees. Provide students a comfortable, private lounge to connect with colleagues, get some work done, grab a snack, or have a moment of quiet. 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on signage around student lounge 
  • Logo on signage in front of student lounge  
  • Named/tagged tweets on Twitter before the conference, during the conference to invite people to the student lounge, and after the conference 
  • Logo and welcome message on student lounge page of conference program
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • One push notification through conference app 

$2,500.00Add to cart


Trivia (Cost: $2,500)

Sponsor our second annual AEFP Trivia event. This event offers an informal environment for AEFP members to network and learn some fun facts! 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on signage around trivia room 
  • Named/tagged tweets on Twitter before the conference, during the conference to invite people to trivia, and after the conference 
  • Logo and welcome message on trivia page of conference program
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • One push notification through conference app 

$2,500.00Add to cart


AEFP Runs/Rocks/Rolls 5K (Cost: $2,500)

Support our second annual AEFP 5K event. Last year over 100 participants joined us! 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on AEFP Runs/Rocks/Rolls t-shirts 
  • Logo on signage around conference  
  • Named/tagged tweets on Twitter before the conference, during the conference at the start of the AEFP 5K, and after the conference 
  • Logo and welcome message on AEFP 5K page of conference program
  • One email out to all members for the year 
  • One push notification through conference app 

$2,500.00Add to cart


Charging Station (Cost: $2,500)

Help attendees recharge during breaks at the conference with a centrally located charging station. 

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Logo on charging station
  • Optional muted video on display at top of charging station (or rotating logos and other verbiage) 
  • Logo on signage around conference   
  • One email out to all members for the academic year 
  • One push notification through conference app 

$2,500.00Add to cart


Charitable Giving

Donate to the following AEFP initiatives: 

  • Sponsor a student’s attendance at #AEFP2022 ($300 per student) 
  • Support our early career mentor program 
  • Support our pre-doctoral fellows program 
  • Support AEFP generally 

Charitable Donor Benefits Include:

  • Name and logo on the meet the donors section of the conference website, our website, and app
  • Special thank you included on our website and Twitter 

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Institutional Members

Join AEFP as an institutional member! Learn more here.