2017 “A Mind Is…” Gala - San Francisco

UNCF will host its inaugural “A Mind Is...” Gala. This is the culminating fundraising event for the Northern California area office of UNCF. 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 Bay Area donors. 

Approximately 500 attendees representing the Bay Area’s corporations will participate in this event comprised of a “Very” VIP Experience, dining featuring the Bay Area’s multi-cultural cuisine and award winning Napa Valley wineries, an awards presentation and a live performance by professional recording artists. Previous artists have included Kenny Lattimore, Ledisi, The Whispers and other top performers.

Volunteer opportunities include fundraising, auction committee and logistics coordination.

Featuring:

  • VIP Reception
  • Dinner and Awards Presentation 
  • Student Testimonials
  • Live Auction
  • Live Entertainment and Dancing

 

Volunteer opportunities include fundraising, auction committee and logistics coordination.


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Venue and Parking Details
Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Presenting Sponsor: $50,000

  • Serve as presenting sponsor of the 2016 UNCF’s “A Mind Is” Gala
  • Ticket package inclusive of 4 priority seating tables of 10 (40 guests)
  • Naming rights and all access for guests to  “A Mind Is” VIP reception
  • Remarks during VIP reception and banquet
  • Company name and/or logo in prominent place in electronic and printed media, invitations, and program
  • Corporate recognition via Honor Roll Scroll and brand placement in pre-function areas
  • Priority meet and greet and photo ops with UNCF senior leadership and corporate representatives with UNCF Leadership Council during VIP reception
  • Remarks by donor scholarship recipient* (*donors who have scholarships with UNCF will have this opportunity)

 

Platinum Sponsor:  $25,000

  • Ticket package inclusive of 3 priority seating tables of 10 (30 guests)
  • 30 all-access passes to the VIP Reception
  • Remarks by corporate spokesperson during VIP Reception
  • Photo opportunities, corporate acknowledgment during VIP Reception
  • Company name and/or logo in select electronic and printed media advertisement, invitations*
  • Corporate recognition via Honor Roll Scroll during banquet
  • Prominent brand placement in pre-function areas
  • Photo opportunities, meet and greet with UNCF senior leadership during VIP reception
  • Remarks by donor scholarship recipient * (*donors who have scholarships with UNCF will have this opportunity)

Gold Sponsor;  $10,000

  • Ticket package inclusive of 2 priority seating tables of 10
  • 20 all-access passes to the “A Mind Is” VIP Reception
  • Photo opportunities, corporate acknowledgement during VIP Reception
  • Corporate recognition via Honor Roll Scroll during the banquet
  • Company name and/or logo in select electronic and printed media advertisement and invitations*
  • Photo opportunities during VIP reception.
  • Prominent brand placement in pre-function areas

Silver Sponsor:  $3,500

  • Ticket package inclusive of 1 reserved table of 10
  • 10 all-access passes to VIP Reception
  • Corporate recognition via Honor Roll Scroll during the banquet
  • Company name and/or logo in select electronic and printed media advertisement*

Individual Guests:  $200

 

*Company inclusion may vary based upon commitment and print deadlines.

Please contact the UNCF/San Francisco Area Office for more information: 

415-956-1018 or email Angela Wilbourn, Area Development Director, angela.wilbourn@uncf.org

 

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