Black Pride Forever


Sponsorship Opportunities


DCBP continues to inspire a movement.

Businesses of all sizes, community organizations and interested community members and friends are invited to become sponsors of DCBP.

DCBP draws more than 60,000 attendees from the Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities each year. Sponsorships are a great way to support the mission of DCBP while also sharing your brand with participants from across the United States, Canada and Europe.

We are always looking for sponsors and partners to make DC Black Pride events possible.

Support DC Black Pride, keep the movement alive!

Primary Audience
Our target audience is members of the Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities from across the United States as well as participants from Canada, United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands.

Attendee Profile
More than 60,000 people attend DC Black Pride and experience the great culture and history in the Washington, DC area during the Memorial Day Weekend.

Male Identifying: 63%
Female Identifying: 31%
Average youngest attendee: 18
Average oldest attendee: 55

Opportunities can be customized to meet your needs. Contact CBE Deputy Director Kenya Hutton at or 202.627.0249 for more information.


  • Grand- $150,000
  • Premier: Opening Reception - $35,000
  • Premier: Awards Reception - $25,000
  • Equity - $15,000
  • Equity: Mini Ball - $15,000
  • Equity: Organization + Vendor Expo - $15,000
  • Equity: Enrichment Workshops Series - $15,000
  • Solidarity - $10,000
  • Solidarity Hospitality Area - $10,000
  • Equality - $7,500
  • Equality: Attendee Bag - $7,500
  • Unity - $5,000
  • Unity: Mary Bowman Poetry Slam - $5,000
  • Unity: Interdenominational Worship Service - $5,000
  • Strength - $2,500
  • Community - $1,500

In addition to sponsors, DC Black Pride is made possible by a strong network of donors. Donations in any amount are appreciated and help make our event a success. Become a donor

Note: Sponsorships submitted after May 10, 2024 will not appear in the printed DC Black Pride Guide.

DC Black Pride is a program of the Center for Black Equity. The Center for Black Equity is recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service, and is a non-profit organization incorporated in the District of Columbia. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. CBE-Pride Tax ID# 20-5933471.

Contact Kenya Hutton, CBE deputy director, at or 202.627.0249.


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