Project Funway astounds and delights audiences of all ages! Imaginative, brilliant, one-of-a-kind fashion designs of "anything but fabric" parade the runway each Spring in Vail, Colorado. No single runway look is ever the same! The show celebrates creativity, art, and design.
Your participation supports our efforts to increase the adequacy and equity of Colorado's public school funding.
The Education Foundation of Eagle County is the #1 teacher retention effort in Eagle County. We are dedicated to preschool to 12th-grade students' intellectual and emotional growth through equitable access to in-school enrichment programs, mental health supports, and efforts to recognize and retain top teacher talent.
THE FACT: Research shows that teacher quality is the single most important factor in a children’s learning achievement.
THE CHALLENGE: Colorado ranks last in the nation on providing teachers a competitive wage.
THE APPROACH: Support Project Funway!
Lead Judge is celebrity Mondo Guerra, Project Runway & Project Runway All Star Fashion Design Winner
Local volunteer judges include philanthropists and education lovers Amanda Precourt, Elaine Kelton, Gina Browning, and Joe Illick
2022 live attendance = 900 Guests, Designers, & Models
2021 virtual attendance = over 1,600 guests from around the world
22 professional hair & makeup stylists
65 local designers ages 5-70
Live Auction donations have included Vail Resorts, the Denver Broncos, the Four Seasons Vail, the Golden Bear, the 10th Mountain Division Huts, and more
VAIL Magazine features over the years
Your target market
& Audience Demographics
An investment like no other, exposure to this dynamic audience is an unparalleled opportunity to highlight your business and show your support for teachers, students, and education.
Project Funway’s 11 years of sold-out crowds have built a reputation for FUN! Project Funway is a professional, high-quality Fashion Runway Show that receives significant publicity in the Vail Valley.
The 2022 media coverage generated over $35,000 in promotional advertising. Of note, Comcast Xfinity broadcasts Project Funway’s TV commercial statewide.
EAGLE COUNTY & TOURIST STATS
Over 270,000 expected visitors in April 2023
Male 53% | Female 47%
Median household income $91,757