SUPPORT THE FESTIVAL

Your support of the Morristown Festival of Books is always welcome!

There is a wide variety of sponsorship levels, described below, and we also accept with many thanks your cash donations in any denomination. Your generous support will help keep the Saturday Festival free. We would also welcome your help as a volunteer. Please read below for the various support and volunteer opportunities available.   

To become a sponsor

Please download our Donor Form, complete with your information, and mail to the address provided.

Or, please feel free to contact Linda Hellstrom, Festival Chair, at mfob@morristownbooks.org with any questions.

We sincerely thank you for your support!


Giving Opportunities

Festival Sponsor: $25,000

  • 25 complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • 25 passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • 25 passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website
  • Priority Author Selection & Opportunity to be an Author Host*
  • Prominent Venue Signage & Recognition
  • Opportunities for “meet and greet” with authors
  • Recognition in Advertising and Social Media
  • Prominent Signage & Recognition on Festival Grounds
  • Prominent Recognition in MFOB posters, Ads, Website, & Social Media
  • Customize Events or Other Engagement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Association with MFOB in all 2016 Communications efforts
  • Exclusive Back Cover Program Ad

Donate now  Complete the form

Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

  • 15 complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • 15 passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • 15 passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website
  • Priority Author Selection & Opportunity to be an Author Host*
  • Prominent Venue Signage & Recognition
  • Opportunities for “meet and greet” with authors
  • Recognition in Advertising and Social Media
  • Prominent Signage & Recognition on Festival Grounds
  • Prominent Recognition in MFOB posters, Ads, Website, & Social Media

Donate now  Complete the form

Venue Sponsor: $5,000

  • 12 complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • 12 passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • 12 passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website
  • Priority Author Selection & Opportunity to be an Author Host*
  • Prominent Venue Signage & Recognition
  • Opportunities for “meet and greet” with authors
  • Recognition in Advertising and Social Media

Donate now  Complete the form

Special Event Sponsor: $4,000

  • 10 complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • 10 passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • 10 passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website
  • Priority Author Selection & Opportunity to be an Author Host*
  • Prominent Venue Signage & Recognition
  • Opportunities for “meet and greet” with authors
  • Recognition in Advertising and Social Media

Donate now  Complete the form

Author Sponsor – Platinum: $2,500

  • Eight complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • Eight passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • Eight passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website
  • Priority Author Selection & Opportunity to be an Author Host*
  • Prominent Venue Signage & Recognition
  • Opportunities for “meet and greet” with authors

Donate now  Complete the form

Author Sponsor – Gold: $1,500

  • Six complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • Six passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • Six passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website
  • Priority Author Selection & Opportunity to be an Author Host*
  • Prominent Venue Signage & Recognition
  • Opportunities for “meet and greet” with authors

Donate now  Complete the form

Author Sponsor – Silver: $1,000

  • Four complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • Four passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • Four passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website
  • Priority Author Selection & Opportunity to be an Author Host*
  • Prominent Venue Signage & Recognition

Donate now  Complete the form

Festival Fellow: $500

  • Two complimentary Keynote tickets in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • Two passes to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • Two passes to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website

Donate now  Complete the form

Festival Friend: $250

  • One complimentary Keynote ticket in donor section
  • Purchase additional Keynote tickets in advance
  • One pass to Post Keynote Author/Donor Reception
  • One pass to the VIP Lounge on Festival Saturday
  • Recognition in the Festival Program & Website

Donate now  Complete the form

Sponsors who also want to be author hosts may select the authors on a first come, first served basis according to the sponsorship level and commitment date. An author may have several sponsors but only one host on the main Festival day.

Morristown Festival of Books is affiliated with the Community Foundation of New Jersey, which is a nonprofit organization with 501c(3) status. As such, all contributions to Morristown Festival of Books are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


Cash donations

If you would like to make a cash donation, in any denomination, please click here. You will be taken to the Community Foundation of New Jersey’s dedicated page for the Morristown Festival of Books Fund. Remember, CFNJ is a nonprofit organization with 501c(3) status, and your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. We thank you in advance for your generosity!


Volunteer opportunities

Email your interest in volunteering in one of the capacities below to volunteer@morristownfestivalofbooks.org. We can use your help. Please let us know if you would be interested in helping in one (or more) of the volunteer capacities below. Each volunteer will receive a free Morristown Festival of Books Event Staff t-shirt.

Volunteer at the Keynote Event This will be held on Friday evening at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, from 7:30 pm. We will need volunteers on site to help with various activities, including book sales and signings, and general organization of attendees for the evening.

Volunteer at the Saturday Festival We will need help at each venue on the day of the event to help seat audience members and ensure we run on time. We also will have an information tent for attendees on Saturday, and we will need people to help answer questions about the event and guide attendees to the four venues.