2018 “A Mind Is…” Gala - Seattle

The mission of the 12th anniversary UNCF “A Mind Is…” Gala, presented by Alaska Airlines, is to recognize the corporations, foundations and individuals in the Pacific Northwest who have made a commitment to support minority education. The event spotlights students, donors, and UNCF member schools.

The evening will feature Dr. Frederick D. Patterson Awards, UNCF Portfolio Project Scholarship Presentation and Dessert Frenzy, featuring locally owned dessert catering company, Dianne’s Delights. The evening will also include dinner, silent/live auctions, and entertainment by Josephine Howell Productions.

Presented by UNCF Seattle.


Event Chairs and Hosts
Honorees
Entertainment
Special Hotel Room Rate for Attendees
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington

Visit the venue website for directions and information.

For a special UNCF rate, please visit this link or call 425-2031-1234 to make your reservation.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here for sponsorship information and application

We anticipate 300 guests from corporations, historically black college and university (HBCUs) alumni, and UNCF major donors. This event provides you with the opportunity to become a donor to benefit minority education and give you an introduction to our current donors. Many of our guests are college educated with an average annual income of $60,000+, and age range of 40-65.  

Sponsorship Levels 

Gold Level - Presenting Sponsor  $25,000

  • Premiere seating: 2 reserved tables (20 guests and 2 UNCF students) with four bottles of wine.
  • Full page advertisement in program journal.
  • Logo placement on gobo (exterior of building).
  • Prime logo placement on all collateral materials including UNCF national website and event website.
  • Prime logo placement on event photo booth pictures.
  • Prime logo placement on screens during event.
  • Speaking and/or award presenter opportunity. 
  • Press release recognition.
  • Letter from CEO/Executive in program journal. 
  • Corporate listing in UNCF annual report as event sponsor.

Silver Level  $10,000 

  • Premiere seating: Reserved table (10 guests and 1 UNCF student) with two bottles of wine. 
  • Pre-event reception.  
  • ½ page advertisement in program journal. 
  • Prime logo recognition on all collateral materials including UNCF national website and event website. 
  • Prime logo placement on event photo booth pictures. 
  • Logo placement on screens during event. 
  • Corporate listing in UNCF annual report as event sponsor. 

 

Bronze Leve|  $5,000 

  • Premiere seating: one reserved table (10 guests and 1 UNCF student).
  • Pre-event reception. 
  • Logo recognition on all collateral materials including UNCF national website and event website.
  • Sponsorship listing in program journal.
  • Logo placement on screens during event.
  • Corporate listing in UNCF annual report as event sponsor. 

Table Sponsor  $3,000 

  • Reserved table (10 guests and 1 UNCF student).
  • Pre-event reception.
  • Logo recognition on UNCF national website and event website.
  • Sponsorship listing in program journal.
  • Logo placement on screens during event.

 

Individual Tickets | $150 

  • Reserved seat