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The Festival will recognize our volunteers publicly on our website, Facebook, and Instagram with a shareable post of appreciation. Below, please find the areas in which we would appreciate your volunteer support. Remember if you are a student (or know of one) in need of volunteer hours, FLM FWD would be an excellent opportunity!

Community Ambassadors

We need volunteers to help support our mission and our community year-round. Roles range from community organization ambassadors to social media posting, to just informing the people around you about our events and activities.


Hospitality Ambassadors

During each event, we need 20 people 18+ who have experience with the public. Their job will be to help visitors with basic information and provide a network of assistance in problems. These volunteers will all receive a small manual outlining the information, be part of a training session before the event, including learning how to work their walkie-talkie. During their 'shift,' wear a shirt identifying them as part of the FLM FWD staff. Each volunteer will cover a certain area of the event.


Muscles

During each event, we need 6 students or others who are physically fit and strong to help us load and unload trucks and help move things.


Runners

During each event, we need some young ambitious 'gophers' who want to shadow the organizers during the show. They will work with/meet the board members, organizers members of town government, film jury, etc. Must have their own car, cell phone, and laptop.


Kids Event' Facilitators

During each event, we have leaders for kids' events, but we need more help. You must be 18+ and have experience with children.


Check-In

This is a ticketed event. During every event, we will have volunteers at the entrances to the Town Hall property (or our event venue) checking in attendees. Most visitors will have their registration on their smartphones.


Clean up-Crew

Please Donate to FLM FWD

FLM FWD Giving Levels

Community Champion: $50-$249

Letter of Appreciation

Listing in FLM FWD Website, Facebook page, Event Playbill & The Barrington Sound Magazine

Founding Families: $2,500

Listing in Event Playbill, FLM FWD website

Profile in The Barrington Sound Magazine

Post of appreciation on FLM FWD Facebook page

Four tickets to your choice of our exclusive ticketed events

Brass plaque on donor appreciation wall

Original artwork by a local artist inspired by the donor family

Silver Community Champion: $250

Listing in FLM FWD Website, Event Playbill &

The Barrington Sound Magazine

Post of appreciation on FLM FWD Facebook page

Limited edition festival artwork & letter of appreciation

Premier Founding Families: $5,000

Listing in Event Playbill, FLM FWD website

Profile and Family Pic in The Barrington Sound Magazine

Post of appreciation on FLM FWD Facebook page

Six tickets to a choice of our exclusive events

A brass plaque in the premiere category on our donor appreciation wall

Original artwork by a local artist inspired by the donor family

Gold Community Champion: $500

Listing in FLM FWD Website, Event Playbill &

The Barrington Sound Magazine

Post of appreciation on FLM FWD Facebook page

Limited edition festival artwork & letter of appreciation

One ticket to your choice of our exclusive ticketed events

Legacy Founding Families $25,000

Listing in Event Playbill, FLM FWD website

Featured Family in The Barrington Sound Magazine

Post of appreciation on FLM FWD Facebook page

Twelve tickets to a choice of our exclusive events

Participation in a ceremony at event and press release.

A brass plaque in the legacy category on the donor appreciation wall

Original artwork by local artist inspired by the donor family

Platinum Community Champions $1,000

Listing in FLM FWD Website, Event Playbill & The Barrington Sound Magazine

Post of appreciation on FLM FWD Facebook page

Limited edition festival artwork & letter of appreciation

Two tickets to your choice of our exclusive ticketed events

Become a FLM FWD Sponsor

We are grateful to our sponsors and community partners, without whom the launch of this nonprofit would not be possible and there is a lot more work to do. Join us!

The Benefits of Sponsorship

Our sponsorship levels will include many of our different media opportunities described below, according to the level of in-kind and cash participation in our initiative. We are fundraising both to cover many costs for elements that we will be able to reuse for future festivals, such as banners, website, map development, signage, other reusable materials, etc. As well as some costs that will be annual such as the cost of a jury for the film festival, renting the outdoor screen (could be a covid related expense), etc. Sponsorship levels will include a 'founding sponsor' designation, which will only offer this year for the first festival on this theme.

Website & Social Media

We will be posting on our Facebook page facebook.com/flmfwdfestival.


We will have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & Youtube accounts and we will be posting content from our festival, sponsors and partners.


We will be providing them with content for their social media accounts and hope to update the content multiple times a week as we gain traction.


We will also be using social media strategies to capture a following specifically for the purposes of promoting pre-ordering of meals ahead of time and thanking our sponsors before and after the event


Mailing List & Outreach

Even though our event is free, for purposes of estimating demand and dealing with changing covid regulations, attendees will have to reserve a ticket. This means that we will be capturing their emails. These free tickets with a suggested donation will be offered through Eventbrite. This platform is also a useful tool for other forms of attendee outreach, not only for ticket sales.

Signs in Local Businesses

We will be producing a poster for all of the businesses in town to put up in their window. We are looking for 1-2 dozen locations for a large, attractive poster featuring our map and activities (a draft map is at the beginning of this document) . We are also going to be making a small handout to be distributed in shops in town.

Press

The festival is being previewed in the Barrington Sound magazine (July edition) and there will also be a follow-up in the October edition.

Press Relations

Press: relations: We will be issuing a press release including all of the sponsors, and contacting WPRO/WPRI/WJAR, Prov Journal, Barrington Times (East Bay Papers) Barrington Patch, etc. and expect a good reaction also due to the interest in Barrington from the arts content and the diversity perspective.







Interested in Sponsorship?

Complete the short form below and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

Community Village

We are working to build a network of as many local community groups as possible to host information booths about their programs. Barrington has welcomed a large number of new residents over the last few years, many of whom are curious about the town and eager to meet your organization!


We're proud to announce that we have our 2022 Community Partner Roster live on this page. If you're interested in being a part of this, complete the form below!


The Community Village will be held in front of Peck center (Tap-in Entrance) from 5:00-7:00 pm only on Saturday evening. You will be able to talk to our visitors about your initiatives and hopefully recruit some new participants.

Set up starts at 3, cars must be removed by 4 pm. Enter through the Maple Avenue intersection entrance and the volunteers will assign your spot. Knockdown at 7 pm.