Corporate Support


As the third largest living history museum in the country with nearly 400,000 visitors annually, 1,046 acres, and 12 experience areas, Conner Prairie has ample opportunities for your business to achieve your corporate social responsibility, hospitality and marketing goals while supporting one of Indiana’s most beloved cultural institutions.

Conner Prairie sponsors receive:

  • Association with Indiana’s first Smithsonian affiliate and beloved institution
  • An place to impact generations of learners
  • Opportunity to create targeted and unique business promotions
  • Discounts on tickets and memberships for employees and customers
  • Complimentary or discounted use of rental spaces
  • Networking opportunities with other sponsors and donors

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Emily Lovison at 317-776-6000 ext 292 or

Business Engagement

Companies large and small can use Conner Prairie to meet your hospitality and marketing goals.

  • Employee Outings (Groups)
  • Customer Receptions (Rentals)
  • Team Retreats (Meetings)
  • Employee Incentives (Bulk & Bundled Tickets)
  • Indiana themed Gift Baskets (need photo with link to contact info)
  • Unique Marketing Opportunities (Sponsorships)
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Program Partners

From time to time, we need exhibitors who can provide engaging activities to complement the themes of our festivals such as Passport to Hi-Tech and Festival of Machines. If you believe your company may be a fit for an upcoming festival, contact Mark Wehlage at

Corporate Matching Gift Program

Double your impact!
Many companies offer to match their employees’ charitable contributions. It’s a great way to increase the impact of your charitable gift without impacting your own bottom line. Be sure to ask about it at your workplace, then call our development team at (317) 776-6000 ext. 265 to see how your gift can impact the future.

Check out companies who have already matched gifts with us!

  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Caterpillar
  • Charles Schwab & Co
  • Charles Schwab Foundation
  • Deluxe Corporation Foundation
  • Dow AgroSciences
  • Duke Energy
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Eli Lilly and Company Foundation
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Graham Holdings
  • JPMorgan Chase Foundation
  • Lilly Endowment Inc.
  • Lumina Foundation for Education
  • Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation
  • Roche Diagnostics Corporation
  • Roche International
  • The Dow Chemical Company Foundation
  • United Technologies-Carrier Corporation
  • USA Funds

Foundation and Government Support

Conner Prairie is grateful for the support received through Foundation and Government agencies. It is through these gifts that Conner Prairie can provide the Conner Prairie experience as well as a multitude of programs for children, adults, and families.

Conner Prairie thanks the following organizations for their generous support:

Allen Whitehill Clowes
New Anthem BCBS
Bank Of America
Christel DeHaan Family Foundation
Church Church Hittle Antrim
Citizens Energy Group
Duke Energy
Hamilton County
Hamilton County Tourism
Legacy Fund
Lilly Endowment
National Endowment Humanities
Nicholas H Noyes Jr Memorial Foundation
Red Gold
Reynolds Farm Equipment
Subaru Of Indiana
Sun King

Apex Benefits
Beckman Coulter
Crowe Horwath

Indiana Grand Casino
Irving Materials, Inc
Meyer Najem

Prime Lending
US Foods
Wiley & Sons

For more information regarding foundation and government support at Conner Prairie, please contact Jennifer Sommers, Director of Grants & Foundation Management at or (317) 214-4483.

For information regarding corporate support and current sponsorship opportunities, please contact Emily Lovison, Director of Corporate Relations and Sponsorship at (317) 776-6000 text 292 or