Support Trails By Becoming A Sponsor

T-Shirt showing FWT sponsors

Share your love of the trails with your customers, by sponsoring our activities and events. Sponsors are not only donors but receive recognition as a trail partner. Specific benefits are described below, and there are several options to share your business and logo with the trail-loving community. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the events listed:


Please contact our Development Director William Andreas ([email protected]) if you have any questions about event sponsorship or ways you might be able to partner with Fort Wayne Trails!

2023 Trail Maps

Highlight your business and support trail development in your community!

In 2023, we will print roughly 70,000 trail maps. The yearly trail map is a community favorite and can be found all over Fort Wayne. Interested in becoming a trail map sponsor? We have several options to fit your business or organization! Being a Trail Friendly Business is a great way to let trail users know WE WELCOME YOU! If you are interested in being a part of our trail map please contact [email protected] or at 260-969-0079.

Brewed IN The Fort

We are very excited to announce that Fort Wayne Trails is once again a Charity Partner for the 2023 Brewed IN The Fort craft beer festival held by Mad Anthony Brewing Company. It is being held this year on September 9th at Headwaters Park. Hundreds attend this 1-day event, and we have sponsor opportunities available for our exclusive Trails Rockstar Tent.

Fort Wayne Trails Golf Classic

We are excited to announce the Fort Wayne Trails Golf Classic! Taking place on Friday, June 2nd at Brookwood Golf Course, this scramble format event is a great opportunity to play a fun round of golf with your friends while supporting the growth and development of trails in Allen County, Indiana. Whether you want to play with a team or be a sponsor, we have several ways for you to get involved.

Pufferbelly Run, Walk, and Stroll 5/10K

Fort Wayne Trails is the organizer of one of Fort Wayne’s best 5k/10k events, and sponsorship helps us to organize the race so that all of the race registration funds go directly to trail development activities. All sponsors receive website, registration form, and social media inclusion. Sponsors must be confirmed by June 1st, 2023.  for inclusion on the registration form and race shirt.


Trek the Trails

Trek the Trails is a weekly bicycling program for families and individuals who want to learn more about the trail system while participating in a mild-paced (10-12mph) bike ride. Sponsorship includes logo placement on our website, social media posts, and our annual Trek the Trails t-shirt, which is sold to participants as a Fort Wayne Trails fundraiser.  Many of the participants wear these proudly while riding their bicycles throughout our community, providing a trail-loving billboard for your business! We had over 1,500 riders participate in 2022 and plan on 2023 being even bigger.  It’s not too late to be a sponsor–contact [email protected] for details to be a 2023 sponsor!