“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” - Henry Ford

Our partners are critical to the work we do. The generosity of our supporters enables us to carry out our mission, teaching and preparing students to connect with the world. We are proud of our partnerships with corporate and community organizations, and proud of our work in tailoring the collaboration for each entity, regardless of industry, to ensure the partnership is strategic and adds value for both Barton College and who we are partnering with.

Each partnership with Barton College is unique and uniquely valued. Each customized opportunity offers:

  • Increased employee and community engagement,
  • Enhanced brand awareness,
  • Increased customer loyalty,
  • Strengthened brand image,
  • Implementation of corporate social responsibility goals,
  • and a way to differentiate from competitors.

What does it look like to partner with Barton College?

  • Sponsorship Opportunities: 

Your company may benefit from the public recognition offered through a sponsorship. Primarily through Athletics or Alumni events like Homecoming, sponsorships have the greatest visibility on campus and beyond.

  • Customer Engagement:

Some of the options to engage your customer base in supporting Barton College is to include an add-on or portion of sales donations, pin-pad campaigns, and write-in campaigns. These activities engage your customers in your love of Barton College and show the community your care for our mission.

  • Employee Development:

Your company can support Barton College while helping you with team building amongst your employees. Our partners that create a culture of giving in the workplace and support Barton College company-wide find they increase employee giving in support of Barton all the while providing a fun, team-building experience.

  • Build a Better Business

Work study programs that lead to employment and job fulfillment are critical to our student experience and can also help you attract a skilled and talented workforce. In addition to corporate recognition, this level of partnership includes direct student and faculty access through student mentoring, classroom presentations, experiential learning opportunities (internships, work-study programs, co-ops), and volunteer opportunities.

The Office of Institutional Advancement actively seeks new opportunities and welcomes your company’s involvement while helping you meet your corporate social responsibility objectives.  For more information or to discuss how we can work together, please reach out to Kelly Taranto, Director of Development and Corporate Partnerships at kltaranto@barton.edu or 252-399-6517.