• Business Partners

    Celebrating Successful Community Partnerships and Building the Future Together

    Thank you for considering becoming a business partner for Gocio Elementary. Our school has approximately 620 students that live in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Business Partners receive exclusive access to our families and will have their company recognized as a supporter of education at Gocio Elementary.

    Businesses can provide monetary donations at the different levels outlined below. If you are interested in partnering with our school and becoming an Owl, please download the Partnership Agreement (linked below) and reach out to our business partnership coordinator Joelle Young.

    Phone: 941-361-6405 ext. 50505 Joelle

    Email: Joelle.Young@sarasotacountyschools.net

    Owl Partner Levels:

    Platinum Owls-

    Cash donation of $1,000 - and up

    1.  Promotional signage in our car loop 
    2.  Recognition on our marquee 1 time each semester (twice a year)
    3.  Recognition on our website with link to your business
    4.  Recognition in our monthly newsletter 
    5.  1/4 color page in our yearbook
    6.  1 month recognition on our Facebook page.
    7.  Invitation to business partner brunch

    Golden Owls-

    Cash donation of $750-$999

    1.  Recognition on our marquee 1 time each semestr (twice a year)
    2.  Recognition on our website with link to your business
    3.  Recognition in our monthly newsletter 
    4.  Recognition is our yearbook
    5.  Promotional signage in our car loop
    6.  Invitation to business partner brunch

    Silver Owls-

    Cash donation of $500-$749

    1.  Recognition on our marquee 1 time 
    2.  Recognition on our website 
    3.  Recognition in our monthly newsletter 
    4.  Recognition in our yearbook
    5.  Invitation to business partner brunch

    Bronze Owls-

    Cash donation of $250-$499

    1.  Recognition in our yearbook
    2.  Recognition in our monthy newsletter

    Adopt a class

    Cash Donation of $100

    1.  Thank  you letter and certificate from the class you adopted
    2.  A sponsorship sign on the classroom door.

    We will add your business to the Sarasota County Schools Community Involvement Portal, which continually scrolls all our participating businesses and helps you connect with other schools and partnering opportunities. Thank you in advance for your support and consideration. 

    You can also explore other partnership opportunities at Community Involvement Portal.  Click here for Directions to Register as a Business Partner with Sarasota County Schools. 


    •  Reward coupons for dining in/out at your restaurant (example: coupon for a free kid’s meal)
    •  Reward coupon for an activity, product, or service (example: coupon for free mini-golf, bowling, jump time)
    •  Teacher Appreciation Coupons or Gift Cards (example: coupon for dining, product, or service)
    •  Donation of food and beverage for a school-sponsored event (example:  Staff Appreciation, 5th Grade Advancement,  Winter Fest)


    •  Recognize partner in school publications                                                      
    •  Potential to reach a new market demographic                                                
    •  Receive tax deductions on in-kind and financial donations