RACE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
Tax exempt Corporation as described in section 501 (c)(3) of the federal tax code. This means donations are tax deductible as charitable contributions.
Sponsors are Listed on:
1) Race entry form
2) Newspaper sponsor thank you ad
3) Diamond Park sponsors' billboard
4) Our web site, with a link to your site
5) Race Sponsorship Program
Diamond sponsors, in addition to the above mentioned recognition, will also receive their Logo on each race t-shirt and vendor space at the start/finish area in Diamond Park, across from the Court House in Downtown Butler.
Platinum sponsors will also receive vendor space at the start/finish area.
Butler Road Race, Inc
208 E Christie Ave
Butler, PA 16001
The Butler Road Race began in 1976, and is the oldest annual race in Western Pennsylvania. From 1976 to 1992, the race was affiliated with either the Butler Area Chamber of Commerce or Butler County Family YMCA.In 1993, a separate nonprofit corporation was established, with "Scholarships For Kids" program providing academic scholarships.
A board of directors, all volunteers, govern the corporation. There are no paid staff members.
A certain criteria must be met for the student athlete to apply. The board of directors reviews all applications to vote for scholarship recipients. Amount awarded is determined by net race profits. Scholarships are paid directly to the institution of higher education.
780 scholarships have been awarded to recipients from the past 24 graduating classes. Total amount awarded has been $410,050.00. The scholarship program is accomplishing its goal of encouraging more kids to participate in a demanding sport, as well as to excel in academics. The combined grade point average of the scholarships winners is an impressive 3.78 on a 4.00 basis.