Become a Sponsor

We are looking for like-minded business leaders in Lake County who would like to give back to our local community by donating funds and their skillset for 1Team 1Dream’s programs. We are also looking for businessmen and businesswomen who can provide advice and mentorship to our budding entrepreneurs.

As a sponsor:

  • Join Us In:

    • Effecting change in our Lake County communities

    • Changing lives by providing advice and mentorship to our Hands Up Lake County participants

    • Helping to jumpstart a new small business or boost a startup

    • Promoting creativity and encouraging entrepreneurialism

  • Donations for the Hands Up Lake County Project:

    • Will be matched by our inaugural sponsor, The Lodge at Blue Lakes, owned by Peter and Maryann Schmid.

    • Donors may sponsor an award level and make the on stage presentation to the winner of that award.  The levels are $10,000 | $5,000 | $3,000 | $1,500 | $1,000

    • All donors will be recognized in media/advertising and PR and merchandising materials.

    • In-Kind donations or other prizes honoring the competitors are welcome and will be recognized in the Gala Program. 


Join the team, live the dream to help Lake County thrive. 

Join Us Today!

Help Lake County Recover!

Every little bit counts.



1 Team 1 Dream is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting economic growth in Lake County. The organization was formed in response to the years of fires and for the need to help budding business enterprises thrive and survive. 1 Team 1 Dream seeks to build economic resilience and stability amidst varying economic and environmental challenges. 

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1Team 1Dream

5135 W. State Highway 20

Upper Lake, CA 95485


EIN #83-3737632

With thanks to our photographers and videographers:  

Noah Berger, AP 

Cole Euken, Euken Photography

Sam Euston

Claudia Konocti

Ron Keas

Mike Smith

Karen Pavone Photography

Jeff Jenkins, Jeff Jenkins Photography


Jeff Henderson, J&B Photography