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Merit Badge Sponsorship Program  2021 Merit Badge Sponsorship Brochure

Market Your Business While Helping Youth By participating in the Merit Badge Sponsorship Program, your company is choosing to make a positive investment in the lives of the young people in our community. Contributions are tax-deductible.

Merit Badge Program is exclusive by region but promoted Council-wide. Regions: (St. Louis Meto, Southen IL/Southen MO, Central Illinois)

Your Benefits

$2,500 Sponsor specific:

  • Name and logo listed with other 2500.00 MB sponsors on large banners at each of our council properties for a year. Valued at $500.00
  • Each MB sponsor will receive a tower ad in two separate Duffle Bags.  A DDB Tower Ad: 3 x 4 inch, valued at $100.00 per issue
  • Each MB sponsor will receive a tower ad on a STLBSA webpage for 6 months. A website page Tower Ad: (Left or Right-side placement) 178w x 240h pixel valued at $100.00 per month
  • Two general “thank you for sponsoring” on select (up to 8) district Facebook pages.  Post will include photo, text line, and active link.  Valued at $1600.00
  • If the MB sponsor will host a MB skill center they will also receive a dedicated on-line story featured on the news and notes webpage, a highly visited webpage. Like an advertorial, but online. Up to 1,000 words and four visuals. Does not include social media promotion. Will remain on-line for 30 days.  Valued at $750.00
  • Finally, any $2500.00 MB sponsor will receive 25% off of any additional Council digital media services listed on the price sheet (in design stage)

 

$5,000 Sponsor specific:

  • Name and logo listed on a dedicated banner at each of our council properties for a year. Valued at $1600.00
  • Each MB sponsor will receive a banner ad in four separate Duffle Bags.  DDB Banner Ad: (Random mid-page placement) valued at $125.00 per issue
  • Each MB sponsor will receive a banner ad on a STLBSA webpage for 12 months . Website page Banner Ad: (Random mid-page placement) 728w x 90h pixel = $135.00 per month
  • Two general “thank you for sponsoring” on select on all district and program Facebook pages.  Post will include video, text line, and active link.  Valued at $3600.00
  • If the MB sponsor will host a MB skill center they will also receive a dedicated on-line story featured on the news and notes webpage, a highly visited webpage. Like an  advertorial, but online. Up to 1,000 words and four visuals. Does not include social media promotion. Will remain on-line for 30 days.  Valued at $750.00
  • AND,  If the  $5000.00 MB sponsor will host a MB skill center, during a portion of the event, they will receive a Facebook Live event.  The video will stay on the pages as a post for future viewers. It will be broadcasted to the most local FB page(s)  Valued at $1500.00.
  • Finally, any $5000.00 MB sponsor will receive 40% off of any additional Council digital media services listed on the price sheet (in design stage)

All creative must be completed by the sponsor down to the appropriate size and/or pixels as listed.

For those not able to submit creative ready artwork, we offer full graphic design services – $99 per hour. Minimum 1 hour

Potential Customer Impressions

Council Website Impressions                      124,000

Council checks a month                              500,000

New visitors to council Website weekly               49

Followers Council Social Media                   10,500

Followers District Social Media                   7,800

E-mail Newsletter sent to                             34,000 x2 months and has 23% click rate which is 5% higher than the national average

  • Total:                                             710,349

Sponsorship:

View the full list of Merit Badge offered by the Boy Scouts of America Link

 

Join us in thanking our generous sponsors for their support of Scouting!

Visit our sponsor’s website by clicking the name below the logo:


Automotive Maintenance

Southern MO Region

Plaza Tire Service

American Business

Metro St. Louis Region

Pepsi MidAmerica

Citizenship in the Community

Metro St. Louis Region

Bank of BellevilleBank of O’Fallon, 1st National Bank of Carlyle

 


Citizenship in the Nation

Metro St. Louis Region

Lorenzen Candle Company/Robert Kaye Lorenzen

Climbing

Metro St. Louis Region

Upper Limits Rock Gyms

Disabilities Awareness

Central IL Region

The Burge House

 


Electricity

Metro St. Louis Region

Electro-Core

Southern MO Region

Egyptian Electric Cooperative

Emergency Preparedness

Southern MO Region

Ameren Missouri

Energy

Metro St. Louis Region

Wood River Refinery

 


Engineering

Metro St. Louis Region

Roeslein & Associates, Inc.

Family Life

Metro St. Louis Region

The Office of Tom Egan, Edward Jones

Game Design

Metro St. Louis Region

The Edge

 


Law

Metro St. Louis Region

Sivia Law

Medicine

Metro St. Louis Region

Christian Hospital

 


Mining in Society

Southern IL Region

Mining Society of Southern Illinois

Personal Management

Southern MO Region

Montgomery Bank

Reptile & Amphibian Study

Metro St. Louis Region

The Tye-Dyed Iguana

 


Shotgun Shooting

Metro St. Louis Region

Olin-Winchester

Scuba Diving

Metro St. Louis Region

Scuba World

Veterinary Science

Metro St. Louis Region

Four Paws Animal Hospital

 


To become a merit badge sponsor or for more information, please contact Kevin Buhr at (618-207-6432) or kevin.buhr@scouting.org