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Joining us as a corporate sponsor at one of our major events saves lives.

With more than 4,300 homeless and displaced pets dependent on our organization every year, your sponsorship directly supports our mission to always provide the highest level of care to each and every animal that walks through our doors.

In 2018, the ARLGP will host three signature fundraising events, and we’d be thrilled to have you join us. Below we outline the audience and demographics of Fur Ball, Ales for Tails, and Martinis for Mutts. Download our full Sponsorship Opportunity PDF to view our sponsorship levels and benefits associated with each event.

And, we’re always happy to get creative and customize an event sponsorship package that fits your company’s charitable giving philosophy and budget. Connect with Jeana Roth, our Director of Community Engagement at jroth@arlgp.org or (207) 517-3932.

We are excited to have you join our fun, and to save lives together.


Our Auction & Gala is a fur-tastic evening of fun and frolic.
TAKES PLACE: Friday, June 15, 2018 at Aura, Portland
ALL THE DETAILS: Our annual gala, Fur Ball, is quite literally the party of the year! Now held at the downtown night club and concert venue, Aura, Fur Ball is the can’t-miss social event (and one great night!).
Delicious food, musical entertainment, signature cocktails and amazing items make Fur Ball the talk of the town year
after year. Featuring a silent auction, live auction and raffle, Fur Ball attendees have the opportunity to join us in saving lives at our largest annual fundraiser.

In 2017, more than 500 ARLGP friends gathered to raise record-breaking funds for our furry friends. We can’t wait to reach a new Fur Ball fundraising milestone in 2018— with you.


2017 Attendees: 500+
2016 Attendees: 300+
2015 Attendees: 200+

2017 Total Revenue: $100,000
2016 Total Revenue: $70,000
2015 Total Revenue: $60,000

Attendee Demographic: Middle/high income earners, business owners and corporate supporters, animal welfare advocates, ARLGP adopters and donors


Maine’s only dog-friendly (and dog-centric) beer festival.
TAKES PLACE: September at Thompson’s Point, Portland (2018 date TBD)
ALL THE DETAILS: In 2017, our third annual Ales for Tails drew over 1,000 human attendees and hundreds of four-legged companions. We welcomed 18 local breweries to pour their hand-crafted ales, as well as non-alcoholic options and 5 local food trucks. With music, lawn games, vendors (and lots of flannel)— this is the autumn beer festival we wait all year for.


2017 Attendees: 1000+
2016 Attendees: 800+
2015 Attendees: 500+

2017 Canine Attendees: 500+
2016 Canine Attendees: 350+
2015 Canine Attendees: 250+

2017 Total Revenue: $52,000
2016 Total Revenue: $44,000
2015 Total Revenue: $32,000

Attendee Demographic: Pet owners, adopters, families, local community members as well as out-of-towners,
craft beer enthusiasts


Our end-of-summer yappy hour is always a sell-out event. 
TAKES PLACE: Wednesday, August 29 at The Regency Hotel & Spa
ALL THE DETAILS: Our annual Martinis for Mutts is always the talk of the town! This annual event sells out year after year, proving that an end-of-summer yappy hour with your four-legged best friend is the place to be in August. Guests sip on custom mutt-tinis and enjoy fabulous food at The Regency’s outdoor Garden Cafe.


2017 Attendees: 125
2016 Attendees: 100
2015 Attendees: 100

2017 Total Revenue: $5,600
2016 Total Revenue: $4,200
2015 Total Revenue: $3,700

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