Business Support

The support of individuals, businesses, trust and foundations and lottery funders is hugely important. It enables us to continue delivering a huge range of cultural and educational activities and events for communities, particularly families and young people and helps us to try out new things to keep Manchester Libraries vibrant, stimulating destinations, and exciting places to visit.

Business Support

A partnership with Manchester Central Library Development Trust (the charity that supports educational and cultural activity in Manchester Libraries) will enable your company to demonstrate your commitment to enriching the lives of communities throughout the city.

For instance, you may like to sponsor our Library Live cultural programme or our capital refresh for Central Library. We recognise the importance of tailoring packages to suit your business objectives and budget and would welcome a discussion with you around developing a partnership that could include the following benefits:

  • Exclusive ‘money can’t buy’ access to Library Live rehearsals and previews for your staff and clients
  • Complimentary use of the Central Library Performance Space for a range of company events, such as conferences, drinks receptions and large meetings
  • Behind the scenes tours of the iconic Central Library for staff and clients – taking in some of our rarely seen treasures and archives
  • Special invites to a range of cultural and educational events to see the difference your support makes
  • Developing unique volunteering opportunities
  • Increasing your company profile and brand awareness through our marketing campaigns
  • Support for your Corporate Social Responsibility commitments through content provision

Please contact us to explore the full range of current opportunities and how we can tailor a partnership with you to meet your needs. We are always happy to hear new ideas and begin a conversation.

To discuss this opportunity contact Chris Whitfield on 0161 234 1931 or email [email protected]

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We are very keen to forge a number of exclusive, long term and mutually beneficial business partnerships with a number of organisations at a range of levels. Your organisation's support and commitment would help to create and sustain a new educational and cultural programme.

For an initial discussion, contact Development Manager, Chris Whitfield on 0161 234 1931 or email [email protected]