Support

SHAPE America is a 501c3 non-profit organization (Federal EIN 52-0886491) and as such gifts to SHAPE America do qualify as charitable contributions and are deductible for federal income tax purposes to the maximum extent provided by federal law.

Corporations and Nonprofits

SHAPE America engages with both for profit and nonprofit organizations that support the importance of physically active lifestyles, health and physical education, and wellness. As the nation’s largest membership organization representing health and physical education professionals, SHAPE America and our 50 state affiliates reach more than 50,000 leaders in physical and health education. Organizations have the potential to reach up to 50 million students and their parents, school leaders, legislators and media through a wide variety of year-round strategic collaboration opportunities, including:

Annual Events

  • SPEAK Out! Day, SHAPE America's annual member advocacy event in Washington, DC offers a variety of sponsorship and advertising opportunities; organizations may also contribute travel scholarships to help health and physical educators participate in this important event.
  • SHAPE America’s annual National Convention & Expo offers a myriad of sponsorship, exhibit and advertising opportunities
  • Create a customized partnership around Health Literacy Month (October) or National PE & Sport Week (first week of May)

Partners for Active and Healthy Children

  • SHAPE America’s membership program for corporate and nonprofit organizations, which provides year-round engagement, access, insight, and visibility opportunities

Programs and Special Initiatives

  • Sponsorship support for SHAPE America’s national Teacher of the Year Award winners, representing the “best of the best” in adapted physical education, dance education, health education, and physical education.
  • Underwriting to allow SHAPE America to continue to offer the Physical Activity Leader (PAL) Learning System free-of-charge to support individuals who champion a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program for all school-age youth.
  • Customized sponsorship and cause marketing opportunities associated with 50 Million Strong by 2029, SHAPE America’s commitment to put all children on the path to health and physical literacy
  • Health and physical education curriculum reviews and development, aligned with SHAPE America’s National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education or the National Health Education Standards.

Advertising

  • SHAPE America’s printed newsletter and journal publications, which provide advertising opportunities for businesses to strengthen their brand and demonstrate their commitment to health and physical education
  • Online advertising on key areas of the SHAPE America website, which receives over 200,000 views per month and attracts a highly targeted and valuable audience of health, physical education, recreation and dance educators representing many disciplines.