We are grateful to the many local sponsors and partners that provide support for our program in Northern Virginia. These organizations have been vital to helping us engage the entire community to positively impact the health and well being of the girls of Northern Virginia, their families and school communities, and the volunteer coaches who serve them.
We are always looking for additional partners. If your company is interested in becoming a GOTR NOVA sponsor, you can view details about our opportunities below.
THANK YOU to the organizations that generously support Girls on the Run.
Host a Fundraiser for GOTR
Interested in supporting GOTR NOVA by hosting a fundraising event? We welcome community-based fundraisers!
You can also set up an online fundraiser using Crowdrise.
Become a FundRunner
Looking for a new way to support GOTR NOVA? Want help training for a 5k run? Want to be a part of the most fun, most joyful 5k in NOVA?
Become a GOTR NOVA FundRunner! FundRunners commit to raising $200 - enough to fund a full season scholarship for a girl in need - as well as your own 5k entry fee. GOTR NOVA will support you throughout the season; helping you to reach your fundraising goal. At the end of the season, you'll participate in our 5k alongside our strong girls. FundRunners receive a Girls on the Run of NOVA t-shirt, 5k finisher medal, weekly training emails, access to online fundraising tools, templates, and more.
FundRunners will be sought for our December 2017 5k. Please check back for more information.
Dollars for Doers
Does your company support employee volunteering? Talk with your HR representative to see if your workplace offers volunteer-grant programs, often known as "dollars for doers" programs. These charitable-giving programs provide a monetary donation to eligible nonprofits as a way to recognize employees who volunteer.
Organize a group to volunteer at the Girls on the Run 5k and encourage your company to make donations for your service hours. Cheer on our strong girls and help raise much needed funds.
How do you find out if your employer offers volunteer grants? This information can generally be found in your employee handbook or you can ask your HR department. Here is a list of Top Volunteer Grant Companies.
Tennis Shoe Tuesdays
Looking for a fun way to engage your workplace? Host a Tennis Shoe Tuesday!
For a small donation, colleagues can war comfy shoes all day at the office and proceeds go to support Girls on the Run of NOVA!
Our Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsor the 5K
The Girls on the Run 5K is the culminating achievement for thousands of local girls participating in this life-changing program. You can support this family-friendly community event and ensure each girl has the opportunity to cross this important finish line! Race sponsorships offer a variety of benefits including direct exposure to more than 5,000 participants, family members, and supporters at two event sites over two event days, as well as inclusion in a community-wide media campaign.
LUNAFEST celebrates and inspires women through the art of film and community fundraising. This traveling film festival features short films by, for and about women. LUNAFEST Fairfax 2017 will be hosted by Girls on the Run of NOVA on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The event is expected to draw 150 - 200 local professionals, each passionate about women’s issues, education, and youth development. Sponsorship provides on-site visibility, opportunities to provide each attendee with branded materials, and logo recognition both at the event and online.
Sponsor a Team
Team sponsorships offer a unique opportunity to directly impact a specific school community while receiving recognition throughout the community. Becoming a Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia School BoostHER is a unique opportunity to directly impact girls at a specific school, with sponsorship funds supporting program costs for girls at the school including financial aid, coach training, volunteer screening, and updated program materials.
Sponsor a Community
GOTR NOVA offers financial aid based on individual family need. As a Community Champion, you can help ensure every girl in a specific city or county can participate in GOTR NOVA by underwriting the cost of offering scholarships to girls throughout this community. Your sponsorship will also support outreach to underserved communities as well as volunteer coach training. Champion Sponsorships offer benefits including representation to a city/county-wide audience as a champion for healthy lifestyles and wellness.