Sponsorship Opportunities

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Enhance your company’s visibility and demonstrate its commitment to diversity, empowerment, and arts & culture through a sponsorship of the Historic Madame Walker Theatre Center. Be a partner in celebrating the rich history of Madame CJ Walker as an entrepreneur, social activist, and philanthropist. Support the empowerment of youth by sponsoring our youth programs aimed at strengthening cultural identity and building self-sufficiency. Be a part of building cultural awareness and reinforcing Indianapolis’ position as a competitive city for business and economic development and diversity.


Be a partner in presenting live artistic performances and cultural lectures. Ensure prime seating and back stage passes at each event and opportunities throughout the season to engage with audience members with key messaging that helps you achieve your community impact goals. Logo placement on our website and mailings ensures that our broad multi-state reach are aware of your company’s support. Presenting sponsorships are customizable to ensure the best return on your investment.
Presenting sponsorships begin at $50,000.

Signature Sponsorship

Signature sponsorships fund the Madame Walker Theatre Center’s Signature Events such as Jazz on the Avenue, Kamp Kuumba, and the Walker Series. Benefits include premium seating at each event, logo placement and complimentary facility use.
Signature Sponsorships are $25,000.

Cultural Awareness & Diversity Sponsorship

Cultural Awareness & Diversity sponsorships fund the Madame Walker Theatre Center’s cultural education and civic engagement programming such as our annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Freedom March and Black History Month celebrations. Benefits include participation in these key events and seating at all events throughout the season (including entertainment).
Cultural Awareness & Diversity Sponsorships are $15,000.

Women in Business Sponsorship

Women in Business sponsorships fund the Madame Walker Theatre Center’s entrepreneurship programming such as Small Business Saturday and Women in Business educational seminar. Benefits include premium seating at each event, and logo placement.
Women in Business Sponsorships are $5,000.

Indiana Avenue Pride Sponsorship

Enhance your company’s community visibility through a partnership with The Historic Madame Walker Theatre Center, a 501c3 non-profit organization. Ask us how to become an Indiana Avenue Pride sponsor and how this partnership might be a mutual benefit.
Supporting Sponsorships are $3,500.

Contact us today to explore sponsorship opportunities. 317-236-2099 or info@thewalkertheatre.org






The Madame Walker Theatre Center exists to advance the legacy of our namesake through art, entertainment, cultural education, youth empowerment, entrepreneurship and civic engagement.