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Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship support is critical to Avila University students. All money raised at the 43rd annual Steer Dinner and Auction will benefit Avila University student scholarships, and enable students to fulfill their dream of a values-based college education.

How to Become a Sponsor

Please submit your sponsor commitment form at your earliest convenience to ensure that you receive all the benefits associated with your sponsorship. You may choose to submit payment at the time of commitment, or request an invoice for payment at a later date. To be included in the event program, sponsorship commitments must be made by January 19, 2019. 

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities

Social Hour Host


Underwrites the cost of the social hour and includes benefits at the O’Rielly Sponsor level + special signage recognition in the social hour area.


Silent Auction Sponsor


Includes benefits at the Windmoor Sponsor level + special signage recognition in the silent auction area.

After Party Entertainment Sponsor


Underwrites the live band at the After Party and includes benefits at the Windmoor Sponsor level + special signage recognition at the After Party.

Video Sponsor 


Underwrites the production of the Steer Dinner video and includes benefits at the St. Teresa sponsor level + special recognition in the video.


Student Volunteer Dinner Sponsor


Underwrites the cost of dinner for student volunteers at the Steer Dinner + special signage recognition in the Social Hour area.


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Become a Table Organizer

Organize a table of 10 of your classmates, family, friends or colleagues to join you at Steer Dinner to provide scholarships to deserving Avila students. Each person is responsible for purchasing their own ticket, and you will receive recognition in the event program.

For more information or questions, please contact Deanna Johnson, senior director of development, at or 816.501.2450.

The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.


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