Special Projects where you can help....
Cal and Mimi Farley had a dream ... a dream that boys and girls could grow up in a positive enviornment with positive life skills that would equip them to become productive citizens in their family, community, state and nation. More than an estimated 7,000 men and women have called Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch home. The Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Alumni Association (CFBRAA) is group of men and women who have called the ranch home. Now scattered throughout the country in various jobs and communities, our alumni return to the ranch annually for the Labor Day weekend rodeo.
The following menu of special project opportunities were created with you in mind. From the annual event to year round recognition and promotion, your gift to the CFBRAA provides the alumni with the necessary tools to effectively carrying on Cal and Mimi Farley’s mission. In addition, gifts to the alumni association are tax deductible. (click here to view IRS Determination Letter)
Annual Reunion at Cal Farley's Civic Center in Amarillo
The highest profile sponsorship opportunity of the alumni association is the annual meeting and reunion. This special project gives our sponsor a unique opportunity for brand exposure which will be viewed by alumni and visitors alike. More than 6,000 people attend the annual rodeo on Labor Day weekend. This is a first come, first served, sponsorship opportunity. In addition, your sponsorship will be noted in the Alumni Newsletter which is produced bi-monthly and on the Official Alumni Website. Sponsorship of this event provides the sponsor with an "offical sponsor" arrangement with the CFBRAA for a one-year term. Each year sponsors will be given a first right of refusal to continue their level or event sponsorship for the special projects of the CFBRAA.
Annual "Leading the Legacy" Golf Tournament in Amarillo
In addition to the annual meeting, another social function is designed to bring alumni together for a time of fellowship and friendly competition. The Annual CFBRAA Golf Tournament is a great way for a participating sponsor to reach our membership and be recognized during the annual meeting. Sponsorship at this level provides recognition as the tournament sponsor and will be noted in the Alumni Newsletter which is produced bi-monthly and on the Official Alumni Website. Each year sponsors will be given a first right of refusal to continue their level or event sponsorship for each special project. Our tournament sponsor is allowed to bring a team to compete as part of their sponsorship donation and join us for all of the other functions related to the annual meeting.
Picnic and After-Rodeo Gathering
Each year the CFBRAA has an alumni social. This is one of the most popular events of the annual meeting. Sponsorship of this special project comes with a one-year arrangement with the alumni association as the "offical sponsor". More than 250 participants attend this event annually and the numbers are growing. Because of the size of this event, the sponsor will be allowed to speak and hand out materials related to their business and support of the CFBRAA. In addition, your sponsorship will be recognized in the Alumni Newsletter which is produced bi-monthly and on the Official Alumni Website.
Golf Tournament Corporate Hole Sponsorships
Companies may sponsor special holes at the annual Golf Tournament (i.e. Hole-In-One; Longest Drive; Closest to the Pin, etc.). Signs recognizing the sponsorship will be placed on the hole for each of the, over a hundred participants to view. In addition the company will be recognized in the Alumni Newsletter which is produced bi-monthly and on the Official Alumni Website.
Golf Tournament Alumni Hole Sponsorships
Alumni and Friends may sponsor a hole at the annual Golf Tournament. These sponsorships are primarily to recognize and honor Ranchers, staff, classes, dorms, or other groups or individuals. Signs recognizing the sponsorship will be placed on the hole for each of the, over a hundred participants to view.
Other Opportunities to Support
DFW Golf Tournament
The Association holds an annual Scholarship Fundraiser golf tournament at the Texas Star golf course in Euless, TX. All proceeds from the tournament go to fund the scholarships the Association provides of family members of alumni. Click the link for a brochure and information on how you can support the Scholarships funded by CFBRAA.
In addition to the opportunities listed above, sponsors can look at recognition opportunities through the Alumni Newsletter and CFBRAA Website. Please review the specifics of those opportunities through the links below.
1. Newsletter Sponsorships
2. Website Sponsorships
A non-profit 501(c)3 organization, the CFBRAA is dedicated to carrying on the dream of Cal and Mimi Farley. Our alumni are engaged with activities at the ranch and also within community activities across the state and nation.
By carrying on the good name of Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch for more than 6-years, the CFBRAA is a great philanthropic and recognition opportunity for donors wishing to assist their efforts in carrying on "the dream." A variety of special project opportunities were created for alumni and those interested in having their supported noted by the alumni membership.