SponsorshipDowntown Richmond

The 2019 Commemoration is a public-private partnership supported by the Virginia General Assembly and leading corporate partners. As sponsors of the 2019 Commemoration, corporate partners support our mission by funding the development and execution of signature events, legacy projects, educational programs, and other major commemorative projects. In exchange, sponsors receive significant visibility and a variety of marketing benefits.



Public PartnershipsGodspeed

The 2019 Commemoration has partnered with organizations across the Commonwealth of Virginia to develop programs and events of national and international significance designed to bring awareness to the historical events of 1619 and the Commemoration’s key themes of Democracy, Diversity, and Opportunity.


If your organization would like to become more involved in the efforts of Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration, we would love to hear from you. For more information, contact our Associate Director of Partnership Programs, Amy Ritchie, at or call (757) 253-4189.