Sponsor an Event or Program


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Every program and event that Hill-Stead presents over the course of a year is supported by the generosity of corporations or charitable foundations. Sponsorship of Hill-Stead events and programs increases visibility and showcases commitment to the Greater Hartford community. Through sponsorships, foundations further their mission and outreach, and businesses reward employees, cultivate new relationships, and build goodwill.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Susan Orred, Director of Development at 860.677.4787 ext 131 or orreds@hillstead.org.

Annual events traditionally include:

2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Sponsors

Thank you to the following sponsors and supporters of the 2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival:

  • Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Connecticut Humanities
  • Connecticut Latino News
  • Duncaster Retirement Community
  • The Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Memorial Charitable Trust
  • Fox 61 “Expect More Hope”
  • Furniture Barn
  • The Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
  • Greater Hartford Arts Council
  • Hoffman Auto Group
  • Elizabeth M. Landon & Harriette M. Landon Charitable Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Seabury
  • Seasons Magazine
  • SKY Investment Group
  • WSHU Public Radio Group

2016 Dinner Auction Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors

  • Aetna
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Cummings & Lockwood LLC
  • Hartford Hospital
  • KPMG
  • NIIT Technologies
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Travelers
  • Voya

Patron Sponsors

  • Barnes Group Foundation
  • Simsbury Bank

Friend Sponsors

  • Ameriprise – Udal & Associates
  • Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union
  • The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company
  • TRUMPF, Inc.

Additional Support

  • Centerbrook Architects
  • Hometown Foundation, Inc.
  • MLKB&R
  • Monitor Controls, Inc.
  • Rose, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Advisors

2016 May Market Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

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Additional Support

  • Construction Resources, Inc.
  • McLean at Home
  • Pease & Dorio, P.C.