Corporate Sponsorship

The Scenic Lincoln Way, Inc. ("SLW") is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to welcoming tourists to the historic land of President Abraham Lincoln's childhood in Spencer and Perry Counties in Southern Indiana.  Currently, the SLW contracts with STEM Rail, LLC dba Ohio River Scenic Railway to provide excursion railroad service.

History in Motion

 

By becoming a sponsor of the Scenic Lincoln Way, Inc., you'll join our efforts to establish the Midwest's  premier interactive and interpretive learning experience.  Commit to one year of monthly contributions towards our historic railroad and waterway initiative or simply make a one-time donation.  Contributions to our 501(c)3 organization are tax-deductible.  Money donated will fund railroad operations and other organizational initiatives.

Benefits of Sponsorship

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Philanthropy
Enjoy the satisfaction of making a tax-deductible contribution to a meaningful project in your organization's backyard.

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Community Partner
Participate in a community-wide partnership to cultivate regional tourism and economic development through rail, water, and trail.

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Brand Awareness
Sponsoring companies can stand proudly as their brand is heralded as a supporter of our rail, water, and trail initiatives.

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Employee Perks
Give your employees one more reason to love their job by sharing a train ride discount code, and other perks, when your company becomes a sponsor.

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B2B Networking
Take advantage of business-to-business networking opportunities and events to get to know your fellow sponsors even better.  Events such as business "speed networking," luncheons, and more will make great opportunities to expand your professional network.

Sponsorship Levels

Benefits begin one (1) fiscal quarter AFTER initial contribution.

Benefit
Brakeman
Conductor
Engineer
Trainmaster
Annual commitment.
$75/mo.
$200/mo.
$500/mo.
$2,000/mo.
Tax-deductible contribution.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Train ride discount for employees.
15%
25%
35%
50%
Listing on sponsor website.
Company Name
Company Name + Hyperlink
Company Logo + Hyperlink
Large Company Logo + Hyperlink
Listing in sponsor section of train newspaper.
Company Name
Company Name
Company Logo
Large Company Logo
Free business networking events per year.
1
2
4
All
Networking business directory listing.
Company Name
Company Name + Hyperlink
Company Logo + Hyperlink
Company Logo + Info + Hyperlink
One (1) year chamber membership/ renewal. (Perry, Spencer, or Hancock County.)
up to $110
up to $225
up to $475
up to $1,500
Listing in DIGITAL business guide for visitors.
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Post on train Facebook page.
-
One Image Post per Year
One Live Video per Year
One Image Post & Live Video per Year
Free tickets.
-
10 per Year
20 per Year
50 per Year
Guest engineer or cab ride vouchers per year.
-
1
2
4
One corporate event per year on parked train.
-
-
Yes
Yes
Listing in PRINT business guide for visitors.
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-
Company Name + Info
Company Logo + Info
Giveaways allowed in passenger grab-bags.
-
-
Yes
Yes
Listed on sponsor banners.
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-
Company Name
Company Logo
One corporate train ride per year.
-
-
-
Yes
1/3 page sponsor feature up to 75 words in newspaper.
-
-
-
Yes
Company name mentioned during train announcements.
-
-
-
Yes
One sponsor spotlight story in email newsletter.
-
-
-
Yes
Host or sponsor one business networking event per year.
-
-
-
Yes
One email sent to all sponsors.
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-
-
Yes

Please consider joining us in the pursuit of our mission by considering a

one-time or monthly tax-deductible contribution.