Corporate Partners

The corporate community is a vital source of support for the Foundation's mission of promoting cultural and historical literacy throughout the Commonwealth. In recognition of support from your business, the Library provides a variety of benefits to encourage access to its programs, exhibitions, and collections by key executives, employees, and guests.

The Library has a number of high profile sponsorship opportunities each year. Programs like the following thrive thanks to the support of Corporate Sponsors:

  • Library of Virginia Literary Awards
  • Strong Men & Women in Virginia History
  • Virginia Women in History
  • Educational programs

Additionally, our Corporate Sponsors receive a variety of benefits that visibly recognize your support and encourage access to Library programs, exhibitions, and collections for your executives, employees, and guests.

Corporate Benefits

Amounts Description
$500 - $999 Subscription to Quarterly Events Calendar & LVA newsletter / Invitations to Special receptions and openings / Corporate listing in Annual Report

$1,000 - $2,499 All of the above, plus: Discounts (10%) for all employees on most library purchases / Link between Foundation and Corporate partners website / Archivists available for speaking engagements / Ability to rent LVA space for corporate events

$2,500 - $4,999 All of the Above, plus: Discounted rates on individual memberships for all employees / Specials Behind the Scenes Commonwealth Treasures tour (up to 20) / 2 complimentary tickets to the Literary Awards Celebration Gala

$5,000 - $9,999 All of the above, plus: One year Leadership Level membership in the Semper Virginia Society for two company executives* / 4 complimentary tickets to the Literary Awards Celebration Gala

$10,000 - $24,999 All of the above, plus: Curatorial consultation for corporate historical records / Complimentary use of the facility for one corporate event

Interested in renting the Library’s facilities for your corporate meeting or event?
This benefit is available to all corporate partners who give $1,000 or more annually. The corporate partner is eligible to hold one meeting or one event at the library annually during the calendar year, with usage being dependent on the library’s facility guidelines and our availability. The corporate partner is responsible for all other fees associated with the usage, to include but not limited to: rental fees for space and equipment as well as personnel fees.

For more information and availability please contact John Thielbar at (804-692-3527) or

Are you running out of room for your old business records?
The Library of Virginia has an extensive collection of business records from some of Virginia’s oldest and most respected companies. Business records are an important part of the patchwork of documents that create a better picture of Virginia’s past. We can provide a safe, secure location for your records, and give future generations the opportunity to learn more about your company and how it impacted Virginia’s history and culture.

* The Leadership Level rewards families or individuals who contribute to the $1,000 - $2,499 level in the Semper Virginia Society

For more information about any of these programs, please contact the Foundation office at 804-692-3900, or

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