Kelly Sheetz, Director
The Department of New Business Development is responsible for developing and managing corporate partnerships, advertising and sponsorship opportunities, and individual giving. The Department works with corporations, foundations and private donors to provide additional financial resources for events, programs and facilities to increase non-tax revenue and enhance program offerings. The goal is to create long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships over multiple years.
The Department is actively seeking corporations, organizations and groups with ideas that can generate additional revenue for improving upon and expanding our recreation opportunities throughout the city. As a worldwide leader of urban park districts, our more than 580 parks, 31 beaches, 10 museums, 9 golf courses and many more facilities will provide access to consumers that meet your needs. A partnership with the Chicago Park District helps provide high quality, affordable recreation for children and families to come out and play. Join our team by investing in our parks now and for the future.
Become a partner of the Chicago Park District through:
Park and Recreational Program Support
Other Innovative Business Ideas
Current Marketing, Sponsorship and Partner Opportunities Include:
Complete the form below to submit your idea or proposal online.
Have questions, or need more information?
Please contact Kelly Sheetz, Director of New Business Development: