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Tax-deductible Donation
Corporate Sponsorship
FIAF Membership


Tax-deductible Donation

Your tax-deductible donation will enable FIAF to continue to bring you vibrant new works from exceptional artists while keeping ticket prices low. Receive a complimentary FIAF Membership when you donate $100 or more.


Corporate Sponsorship

Crossing the Line sponsorship means:

  • Associating your brand with a prestigious, innovative, and forward-thinking festival
  • Making the presentation of world-class contemporary artists in New York possible
  • Access to a highly sophisticated local and international audience of forward-thinking cultural enthusiasts
  • An affiliation with a major cultural and educational destination in New York
  • Eligibility to receive benefits & promotional opportunities targeted to support your objectives

2011 Festival Corporate Sponsors receive the following benefits for their executives, employees, and clients:

  • Complimentary VIP tickets to Crossing the Line 2011 events with personalized ticket handling (average ticket value $20 each)
  • Invitations to VIP events and post-performance receptions held during Crossing the Line 2011
  • VIP privileges for company executives (access to Patron Services, preferred seating, personalized ticket handling, family privileges and others)
  • Opportunity for corporate and client entertaining at exclusive events, receptions, and performances
  • Invitations to artists meet & greet, whenever possible
  • Logo visibility on the festival's digital and print collateral materials
  • Opportunities for on-site promotion and sampling

Crossing the Line 2011 Highlights
This fall, from September 17 through October 16, Crossing the Line 2011 presents a broad ranging program of works by over 40 exciting contemporary artists, including 12 new commissions by internationally acclaimed artists, as well as premieres and site-specific pieces by forward-thinking artists. This year's festival is a thrilling showcase of live culture across all artistic disciplines, taking place at over 13 venues in multiple boroughs and presented in collaboration with a consortium of over 20 premiere arts and cultural organizations.

Crossing the Line Audience
The Crossing the Line audience is a coveted segment of the New York and tri-state area community. It is a public that is active in the arts and that includes major patrons of leading cultural institutions and professional industries. In 2010, the festival welcomed an audience of nearly 15,000 throughout three weeks.

General Demographics
Urban professional adults aged 24-55

  • 65% under 45 years old
  • 83% college educated; 47% with graduate or professional degree
  • 30% with annual incomes of $100,000 or more
  • 52% male
  • 45% single
  • 67% American; 9% French; 24% International
  • 45% Manhattan residents; 50% from the outer boroughs and tri-state area

Crossing the Line Press
Year after year, Crossing the Line receives an extraordinary press following, with regular coverage in:

  • The New York Times
  • Time Out New York
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The New Yorker
  • The Huffington Post
  • New York Daily News
  • The Financial Times
  • PBS Sunday Arts News
  • New York Observer
  • NY1
  • NBC New York
  • Daily Telegraph UK
  • Others

Crossing the Line 2010 (September 10-27) enjoyed:

  • 8 major New York Times stories
  • 5 Wall Street Journal reviews
  • 6 broadcast features
  • 59 preview features

Isabelle Lefebvre Vary

Director of Development
and Special Events
646 388 6604


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