Become 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 recogniton 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:

2021 Trail Maps

Highlight your business and support trail development in your community!

In 2021, 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 entice people through your doors! The deadline for inclusion in this year’s map has passed but we would love to include your organization next year!


2021 Map Sponsor Flyer 

2021 Map Sponsor Agreement

Having trouble opening these?

Give us a call at 260-969-0079, or email [email protected].

Brewed IN The Fort

We are very excited to announce that Fort Wayne Trails is once again a Charity Partner for the 2020 Brewed IN The Fort craft beer festival held by Mad Anthony Brewing Company. It is being held this year on September 12th at Headwaters Park. As many as 2000 people will attend this 1-day event, and we have sponsor opportunities available.

Sponsorship Levels:

Tent Sponsorship ($2500) — Includes 4 complimentary tickets, name and logo on the tent, name, and logo on table-tents inside the tent, logo on all print and media advertising, logo on social media, and website, and name will be announced at the event.

CONTACT:  Brian White, ph: (260) 969-0079, [email protected].

Example of a Tent Sponsor


Event Sponsorship ($500) — Includes 2 complimentary VIP Fort Wayne Trails tickets, name, and logo displayed in the tent, logo on social media, and website.

CONTACT:  Brian White, ph: (260) 969-0079, [email protected]

Vendor ($500) — Includes set-up of a booth at the event, and ability to sell your products. Download this PDF for additional information.

CONTACT: Neil Davey, ph: (260) 704-6242, [email protected].

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 April 1, 2020.  for inclusion on the registration form and race shirt.

Sponsorship levels:

T-Shirt showing FWT sponsors

Title ($3500) — Includes large logo on the race shirt, inclusion on website, race registration form, and in social media.

$1000 — Includes small logo on the race shirt, and inclusion on website, race registration form, and in social media.

$500 — Includes name listed on the race shirt, and inclusion on website, race registration form, and in social media.

CONTACT: Brian White, ph: (260) 969-0079, [email protected]

(click here for a pdf sponsor agreement)
(click here for a pdf sponsor flyer)

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) 1 hour bike ride. Sponsorship includes logo placement on our annual T-shirt.  Many of the participants wear these proudly while riding their bicycles throughout our community, providing a trail-loving billboard for your business! Sponsors also receive admission to our Trek the Trails Kick-off event and are provided with the opportunity to sell merchandise at our weekly rides. It’s not too late to be a sponsor–contact Angie for details to be a 2020 sponsor!

Example of large and small logo placement on race shirt

Sponsorship Levels:

$2500 — Large logo at the top of the shirt, mention at every Trek the Trails Event, and 5 free admissions to the Trek the Trails Kick-off Event.

$500 — Small logo on  the bottom of the shirt, 1 free admission to the Trek the Trails Kick-Off Event.

CONTACT: Brian White, ph: (260) 969-0079, [email protected]