We can’t wait to see you on May 5th!

>>Click here to purchase your tickets or sponsor a table today.


Proceeds benefit OC Human Relations,
a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Tax ID #33-0438086.

Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Attendees will receive food and beverage with an estimated fair market value of $55/person. The remainder of your donation is tax-deductible.

It’s a Celebration!

Celebrate Orange County’s unsung heroes on May 5th at OC Human Relations’ AWARDS 45, an inspiring celebration that brings together hundreds of local, diverse community and business leaders to honor outstanding human relations efforts of  seldom-recognized individuals, model community policing programs, exemplary school programs and outstanding businesses that create safe and inclusive environments for Orange County’s students and residents.  To support the nonprofit work OC Human Relations leads in Orange County to create safe and inclusive schools and communities, develop diverse leaders and mediate conflict, this special AWARDS 45 celebration dinner and fundraiser brings people together to share the stories of unsung heroes who make a difference every day, often one person at a time, and to lift up a vision to create safe and inclusive neighborhoods, free of violence and discrimination.  You can be a part of helping to make Orange County a better place for ALL people to live, work, go to school and do business by getting your tickets or table for AWARDS 45 here.

Want to Sponsor Our Nonprofit Work?

To learn more about the benefits of sponsoring a table to help fund our youth programming and community work, view our Sponsorship Package here, or read the benefit descriptions below.

Celebrate Heroes

Join our annual OC Human Relations AWARDS 44 Celebration Dinner & Fundraiser to honor Orange County’s heroes who have made exemplary contributions to human relations issues in schools, cities, businesses, and police departments in our community. View Sponsorship Package.

Bring Together Community

AWARDS 45 brings together 500 local, diverse community and business leaders to celebrate local heroes at this special occasion. As a sponsor, you send an important message to the community that you are committed to creating an Orange County where ALL people are valued and respected. View Sponsorship Package.

Sponsorship Benefits

Not only will you help our nonprofit to grow and make an impact in the community, but as an AWARDS 45 sponsor, you will have access to the following benefits:

Confirmed Title Sponsor: RELATED

 $15,000 Marketing Sponsor – VIP seating for 10 guests

  • Acknowledgement in paid marketing
  • All * items below

 $15,000 BRIDGES School Sponsor – VIP seating for 10 guests

  • Inclusion in event press release *
  • Logo placement on venue signage *
  • Logo on web site *
  • On stage award presenter *
  • Logo placement in event slideshow *
  • Full page program booklet ad *
  • All * items below

$7,500 Community Sponsor – Seating for 10 guests

  • Half page program booklet ad
  • All * items below

$5,500 Supporter – Seating for 9 guests**

  • Name acknowledgement on venue signage *
  • Logo in event program booklet *
  • Social media recognition *
  • All * items below

$3,500 Advocate – Seating for 9 guests**

  • Acknowledgement in printed invitation *
  • All * items below

$1,500 Community Partner – 2 Tickets to event

  • Acknowledgement in event slideshow *
  • All * items below

$500 Friend – 1 Ticket to event and sponsorship recognition

  • Inclusion on event web site *
  • Acknowledgement in event program booklet *
  • Acknowledgement in OC Human Relations Annual Report *

$175 Individual Tickets1 Ticket to event
(Limited “NextGen” Young Professional Discount Available!)

Click here to sponsor a table today.

View Sponsorship Package.

Note: Benefits apply to sponsorships confirmed by deadlines.

 **Allows special guest seat for OC Human Relations volunteer.


Melissa Morgan, Director of Partnerships:


[email protected]


  • Deadline for sponsor name inclusion in printed invitation is 3/13/16
  • Deadline for inclusion in the program (including ads) is 4/21/16
  • View Sponsorship Package.