Sponsorship is a wonderful way to support the Guide Dogs of America program and get involved in the process. Our sponsors are given special updates and acknowledgment during the Graduation & Awards Ceremony.
For more information or questions, call (818) 362-5834, select “0” or email Sponsorship@guidedogsofamerica.org.
There are nine different Sponsorship Opportunities:
Student Travel Sponsor: $750
Covers the cost of a student’s transportation to and from Guide Dogs of America to attend our in-residence training program during which the student will receive his or her new guide dog and instruction in how to work with the guide dog as a team.
Newborn Puppy Sponsor: $1,000 (GDA’s choice)
You will receive a certificate with a photo of a newborn puppy. Covers the cost of breeding and delivery.
Sponsor a Litter of Puppies: $2,500 – (GDA’s choice)
You will receive a certificate with a photo of a mother and her litter of puppies. Covers the cost of breeding, delivery and all expenses up to 7 weeks of age.
Student Accommodation Sponsor: $3,000
This sponsorship covers room and board expenses for 28 days in the student dormitory, travel expenses and guide dog graduation kit for one student.
Puppy Sponsorship: $5,000
This sponsorship covers the expenses from breeding to 18 to 20 months old. As a sponsor, you will receive a written update and photographs quarterly.
Training Sponsorship: $10,000
Covers all costs while a future guide dog is in training for approximately six months, including all evaluations, medical care, and food.
Guide Dog Sponsorship: $21,000
You can sponsor a guide dog from training to graduation (approximately 6 months).
Student Sponsorship: $21,000
This sponsorship covers all the expenses of a student during their 28 day in-residence training program as well as their transportation to and from the school.
Team Sponsorship: $42,000
This is our highest level of sponsorship. It covers all expenses of both guide dog and student.