GCM At-Market Sponsorship Application
Thank you for your interest in Green City Market sponsorship! At-market sponsors receive set-up space to connect with thousands of market shoppers and inclusion in GCM's newsletters - all while supporting Green City Market's mission to grow local food education and access in Chicago.

Please refer to the Green City Market sponsorship guidelines and options before filling out this application, available at: http://greencitymarket.org/cmsfiles/at_market_sponsorship_2.pdf. All sponsors are required to submit a short application for approval. Applicants that align with GCM’s mission and meet GCM sponsorship guidelines will be approved. Once approved, a sponsor will receive an agreement to sign and return with payment in-full.

Green City Market operates year-round. Our sponsorship locations include Lincoln Park, West Loop (Mary Bartelme Park), and the Indoor Market (at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum). Please view our website, http://www.greencitymarket.org/calendar, for a full listing of GCM market dates.

Green City Market operates rain or shine. Acceptance dates are non-transferable and refunds will not be given for cancellations. Sponsors are responsible for bringing all necessary supplies and materials for their booth, including a 10x10 canopy, appropriate tent weights, tables, and table coverings. Sponsors are responsible for clean up of the booth and removal of all items not belonging to GCM. Generators and amplified sound are not allowed. Electricity is not provided. Food samples are not allowed in sponsor booths, nor are animals.
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Organization Website *
Organization Address *
Contact Name *
Contact Title
Contact Email Address *
My organization is: *
Number of individuals employed in your company *
Which GCM location are you interested in sponsoring? Please check all that apply. *
Please describe your organization in 1-2 sentences. *
What goals do you hope to accomplish with your sponsorship? *
Please check the sponsorship level you are applying for: *
If applying as a Program Sponsor, which program do you wish to sponsor?
CHEF DEMO: Each market features a local chef demonstrating how to prepare meals using fresh, seasonal ingredients found at Green City Market. CLUB SPROUTS: At every market, youth and school groups are encouraged to taste a seasonal market items alongside other fun, seasonal activities and lessons, from scavenger hunts to hands-on recipes, so children can learn the benefits of eating fresh, healthy ingredients and supporting local farms. COMPOST CENTER: Green City Market offers composts at our Lincoln Park and West Loop locations, diverting 7,000+ pounds of waste from landfill each season. EDIBLE GARDENS: GCM's 5,000 square foot teaching garden connects children with hands-on garden education to ensure that families have the knowledge, experience, and inspiration to help support a sustainable food system. LINK MATCHING: Green City strives to enhance access to fresh, healthy, locally grown food to all members of our community by matching the value of Link benefits dollar-for-dollar (up to $15 per card, per market day) to spend at the market.
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Please list your preferred sponsorship dates. *
Is this your first time applying for GCM sponsorship? *
Have you presented at or sponsored other markets/festivals? If yes, which events? *
Will you bring your own 10x10 canopy, table and other equipment/supplies? *
What promotional materials do you plan to bring to your booth? (If accepted, materials must be approved by GCM) *
Do you plan to promote your appearance at GCM? If so, in what capacities? (Social media, newsletter, website) *
Please check to indicate that you have read and agree to adhere to the sponsorship guidelines. *
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