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2021 UNCF Virtual Mayor’s Masked Ball – Charlotte

The UNCF Charlotte Mayor’s Masked Ball is a premier fundraising gala and major social event, focusing on raising awareness of the need and benefits of a college education, the students UNCF serves and the contributions of historically Black colleges and universities.

This year’s event will be virtual!

Traditionally, the celebration and fundraiser is held in-person; however, for 2021 we are upgrading the experience and brand awareness for corporate supporters by making it a national event with a local flair.

Hosted by UNCF Charlotte and a diverse group of corporate sponsors across the U.S. and local businesses, it involves a national segment with major celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, alumni, and others who support UNCF’s mission of investing in better futures for us all by getting students to and through college.

This must-attend event is full of fun, fashion, glitz and glamour that supports UNCF’s mission of investing in better futures for the young men and women we serve and by helping them move to and through college.

Virtual Event Featuring:

  • Masked Award Presentation
  • Fund the Mission Appeal
  • Featuring Celebrity Guests and Performances by Kenny Lattimore and Samuel L. Jackson

PRESENTING SPONSOR LEVEL: $75,000

Company name listed as Presenting Sponsor

  • Ball registration for 100 guests
  • Opportunity to feature company CEO or senior executive in a pre-recorded, 60-second video message for the local program
  • Opportunity for 30-second PSA or 30-second pre-recorded remarks to run during the national entertainment segment
  • Opportunity for a full-page ad in the digital program book
  • Option for company representative to serve as vice chair on the event host committee
  • Company logo as Presenting Sponsor displayed on the event webpage, sponsor thank you loop and virtual program viewing platform
  • Presenting sponsor recognition on all event marketing and press materials
  • Acknowledgment on social media before, during and post-event

MARQUIS SPONSOR LEVEL: $50,000

  • Ball registration for 50 guests
  • Opportunity to feature company CEO or senior executive in a pre-recorded, one-minute video message for the local program livestream
  • Exclusive sponsorship of one of the virtual program elements including honorees or student testimonial
  • Opportunity for a full-page ad in the digital program book
  • Option for company representative to serve as vice chair on the event host committee
  • Company logo as Marquis Sponsor displayed on the event webpage, sponsor thank you loop and virtual program
  • Marquis Sponsor recognition on all event marketing and press materials
  • Acknowledgment on social media before, during and post-event

MAYOR’S ROYAL COURT LEVEL: $25,000

  • Ball registration for 30 guests
  • Company logo as Mayor’s Royal Court displayed on the event webpage and virtual program viewing platform
  • Opportunity for a full-page ad in the digital program book
  • Option for company representative to serve as vice chair on the event host committee
  • Company name listed as Mayor’s Royal Court Sponsor in the sponsor thank you loop and virtual program
  • Mayor’s Royal Court recognition on all event marketing materials • Other opportunities to be discussed

MAYOR’S MASKED COURT LEVEL: $12,500

  • Ball registration for 20 guests
  • Opportunity for a half-page ad in the digital program book
  • Option for company representative to serve on the event host committee
  • Company name listed as Mayor’s Masked Court Sponsor in the sponsor thank you loop and virtual program
  • Mayor’s Masked Court recognition on all event marketing materials

THE MAYOR’S COURT LEVEL: $5,500

  • Ball registration for 15 guests
  • Opportunity for a half-page ad in the digital program book
  • Company name listed as Mayor’s Court Sponsor in the sponsor thank you loop and virtual program
  • Mayor’s Court recognition on all event marketing materials

BETTER FUTURES SPONSOR LEVEL: $3,500

Available for small businesses; (10 employees or fewer, or individuals)

  • Ball registration for 10 guests
  • Opportunity for a half-page ad in the digital program book
  • Company name listed as Better Futures sponsor in the sponsor thank you loop and virtual program
  • Better Futures recognition on all event marketing materials

VIP TICKET: $250

  • Ball Registration for 2 guests
  • Listed as Friend of UNCF sponsor in the virtual program

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $50

  • Ball registration for 1 guest