2021 UNCF “A Mind is…” Virtual Gala – Seattle

Please join us for the 15th annual UNCF Seattle “A Mind Is…” Gala.

This year’s event will be virtual!

Join with our guests, corporations, historically Black colleges and universities’ (HBCUs) alumni, and UNCF major donors. The event provides you with the opportunity to become a donor to minority education and align yourself with others who see education as the foundation to building better futures.

The mission of the gala 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.

Last year’s sponsors included:

  • Amazon
  • Essentia Water
  • Jordan Brand, Nike
  • US Bank
  • Jim Sinegal
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
  • AT&T
  • Key Private Bank
  • Swedish
  • Boeing
  • Seattle Storm
  • Vulcan Inc.
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Starbucks
  • Seattle Police Department
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Seattle Seahawks
  • Laird Norton Wealth Management
  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc
  • American Pacific Mortgage
  • Unico Properties
  • Seattle Mariners
  • Urban League Metropolitan of Seattle
  • National Hockey League
  • Seattle Rotary Club #4
  • Downtown Seattle Association
  • Washington State University-Everett
  • City of Seattle
  • Marriott International
  • Westin Hotels and Resorts
  • McCullough Hill Leary, PS

UNCF is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community, and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other HBCUs are highly effective, awarding 20% of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs.

Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 1,100 colleges and universities across the country. UNCF Seattle supports over 600 UNCF students and scholarship recipients from Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

Presented by UNCF Seattle.