2017 “A Mind Is…” Gala - Chicago

UNCF Chicago will host its annual “A Mind Is...” Gala. This is a major fundraising event for the Chicago area office of UNCF, which serves students in Illinois and Wisconsin. Each year, UNCF recognizes the extraordinary contributions of individuals who have made significant contributions of time, talent and resources to support UNCF’s mission and work, and student scholars who have directly benefited from the generous support of area donors. 

 

Black-tie attire only

Organizers
"A Mind Is…" Honorees
Venue
Hyatt Regency Hotel

Hyatt Regency Hotel

Visit the venue website for directions and parking information.

Sponsorship Levels

Contact UNCF Chicago for sponsorship and advertising information: Latina Brooks, 312.845.2200.

PRESENTING SPONSOR $100,000

  • Company CEO or designee listed as “A Mind Is...” Gala Chairman on event collaterals, press materials and a welcome letter in souvenir program book
  • Full-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is…” Gala souvenir program book
  • Gala Chairman provides remarks during program
  • Three premium tables (12 guests at each table)
  • Company logo on all Gala materials
  • Company logo presentation during the Gala
  • CEO and company acknowledgement during dinner program
  • Event photo opportunities with UNCF President and CEO and honorees
  • Company logo on UNCF website – Chicago special events page
  • Corporate gift item(s) included in the Gala gift bags

CHANCELLOR SPONSOR $50,000

  • Company logo listed as “A Mind Is…” Gala Chancellor Sponsor on event collaterals and press materials
  • Full-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is...” Gala souvenir program book
  • Two premium tables (10 guests at each table)
  • Company logo presentation during the Gala
  • Company logo on UNCF website – Chicago special events page
  • CEO and company acknowledgement during dinner program
  • Corporate gift item(s) included in the Gala gift bags

PRESIDENT SPONSOR $25,000

  • Company logo listed as “A Mind Is...” Gala President Sponsor on press materials and souvenir program book
  • One reserved table (12 guests at table)
  • Full-page advertisement in the "A Mind Is..." Gala souvenir program book
  • Company logo presentation during the Gala
  • Company mentioned on UNCF website – Chicago special events page
  • Corporate gift item(s) included in the Gala gift bags

TRUSTEE SPONSOR $12,000

  • One reserved table (10 guests at table)
  • Half-page advertisement in the “A Mind Is...” Gala souvenir program book
  • Corporate gift item(s) included in the Gala gift bags

PROFESSOR SPONSOR $7,500

  • One reserved table (10 guests at table)
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the “A Mind Is...” Gala souvenir program book
  • Corporate gift item(s) included in the Gala gift bags

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Recognized in the “A Mind Is…” Gala souvenir program book

Underwriting commitments include no seating or other taxable benefits for the 2017 “A Mind Is…” Gala unless otherwise specified.