Sponsorship Opportunities

The Bridgeport Avalanche Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to inform and educate the public about backcountry avalanche conditions in the Northern High Sierra. 

The FOBAC organization is supported entirely by volunteer staff and the generosity of the public community through donations and fundraising. The Bridgeport Avalanche Center is a USFS avalanche center that operates on a limited budget. It is the FOBAC intent to supplement the finances of the center. We need your help. Your support of the FOBAC will assist in providing high quality avalanche forecasts and information, community education and the necessary equipment to collect data and ensure the safe travels in the backcountry. BAC relies on the support of donors and sponsors to fulfill its goal of providing avalanche Education and Information to all backcountry users Friends of the Bridgeport Avalanche Center works alongside the USFS to publish snowpack summaries and snowpack observations on bridgeportavalanchecenter.org. 

Brand Recognition and Web Traffic

  • BAC’s snowpack summaries are posted twice a week to bridgeportavalanchecenter.org.
  • During the 2021-2022 advisory season, the website was accessed 18,000 times by approximately 5,000 unique visitors.
  • Social media engagement on Facebook, Instagram, and is growing rapidly. BAC has approximately 1,200 Facebook followers, 1,500 Instagram followers.
  • BAC’s website and social media audience comprises backcountry users, including skiers, split boarders, and snowmobilers.

Sponsorship Opportunities and Recognition Levels

  • All contributions are tax deductible (FOBAC ID# 87-1234648).
  • Sponsorship recognition begins in October and remains active for a year.
  • We accept contributions in any combination of monetary donation or product donation.
  • All contributions count toward your sponsorship level. Baseline acknowledgement is described below.

Friends supporting Friends $25-$249

  • Thank you letter and stoke of knowing you are supporting the Bridgeport avalanche center.

Pow Stoke: $250 to $499

  • Your name and or company is recognized on our website as a sponsor.

Hero Snow: $500 to $999

  • Logo and link to website featured on BAC’s sponsor page.

Bluebird: $1000 to $2999

  • Logo and link to website featured on BAC’s sponsor page.
  • Acknowledgement of your support at community events. Promotion of collaborative events through BAC’s website and social media.
  • Recognition of your support during advisory season via BAC’s social media.

White Gold: $3000 and above

  • Logo and link to website featured on BAC’s sponsor page at the top of the website and recognized as a top-level sponsor.
  • Acknowledgement of your support at community events. Promotion of collaborative events through BAC’s website and social media.
  • Recognition of your considerable donation and support during advisory season via BAC’s social media.
  • Acknowledgement and thank you in various marketing/advertising channels that may include newspaper, radio, social media, and collaborative events.

For information and opportunities to support the Bridgeport Avalanche Center please contact The Friends of the Bridgeport Avalanche Center President.

Andrew Irvin
bridgeportavalanche@gmail.com
(775)-315-9977

Our Sponsors

Support for the Bridgeport Avalanche Center is provided by the following