UNCF raises money through events across the country to support its mission, while at the same time raising awareness among its constituents.
925 13th St NW,
Washington, DC 20005 United States
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
The 22nd Annual UNCF Chicago “A Mind Is…”® Gala 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 informative and fun-filled evening supports UNCF’s mission of investing in the future of the young men and women that we serve by getting them to and through college.
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1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
New Covenant Church of Philadelphia
7500 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119 United States
We invite you to join us as we celebrate the ninth annual Philadelphia Region UNCF Women of Faith for Education Afternoon Tea. This event will take place on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, beginning at 1:30 p.m. UNCF’s Women of Faith for Education Afternoon Tea is one of the most anticipated events of the year. We honor “spirit-filled” women from the Philadelphia region who have contributed to the community, in general, or the cause of education for our young people—recognizing leaders of the past, present and future. You will be joining an illustrious group, while supporting a worthy cause, by participating in our afternoon tea at one of the premier sponsorship levels. UNCF, our member colleges and universities, and the young people we serve need your support now more than ever.Learn More
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club
100 Walnut Street
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
The annual New Jersey UNCF Masked Ball will celebrate our mission and legacy of serving our member historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and students of color. We also will continue a tradition of honoring the Garden State’s UNCF supporters who, through their generous philanthropy, have helped provide higher education opportunities to deserving young men and women across our great state.
Proceeds will support UNCF’s mission of building a robust pipeline of underrepresented college graduates, in addition to investing in the future of highly motivated and deserving students from New Jersey.
Presented by UNCF NewarkLearn More
Dear Friends of UNCF,
We are proud to announce The Each One Teach One event is back and revamped into a wondrous Jazz in the Garden Luncheon.
THIS IN-PERSON LUNCHEON WILL BRING TOGETHER PORTLAND AREA BUSINESS, CIVIC AND EDUCATION LEADERS TO SUPPORT UNCF’S WORK TO CREATE A CULTURE THAT PROVIDES STUDENTS WITH THE SUPPORT THEY NEED TO GET TO AND THROUGH COLLEGE.
UNCF seeks to increase educational opportunities for minority students in our community and increase the educated workforce pipeline in our nation.
The pandemic has brought to light unexpected challenges and support is needed now more than ever. With your contribution, together we can help students access technology to continue their studies, and help institutions respond to emerging crises and provide emergency financial aid.
Since 1944, UNCF has remained the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. In our Pacific Northwest office, we currently support over 600 UNCF students and scholarship recipients from the Pacific NW and Alaska.
If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact the UNCF office at 206.292.8859 or email Linda.Thompson-Black@UNCF.org or UNCFPaulMorton@gmail.com.
Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to your support. “A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.®”
Linda Thompson-Black Michelle Harper
Area Development Director Leadership Council Chair
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 W Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
UNCF Columbus seeks your partnership support for the 2023 Louisville Leadership Luncheon benefiting UNCF & Simmons College of Kentucky. Net proceeds from this fundraising event will support UNCF’s education mission and help break the financial barriers that prevent so many talented students from earning a college degree.
UNCF seeks to increase educational opportunities for minority students in our community and increase the educated workforce pipeline in our nation. Each year UNCF provides scholarships to students.
Presented by UNCF ColumbusLearn More
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Belle Isle Park
99 Pleasure Dr.
Detroit, MI 48207
The 35th Anniversary UNCF Detroit Walk for Education is a broad-based community fundraising event in which you can recruit family members, friends, co-workers, neighbors, etc. to participate in this non-competitive Walk to raise much needed unrestricted funds for UNCF as well as provide necessary support for our students and schools and raise awareness about our 37 member institutions and HBCUs. The only competition is for the top fundraising Team Captain Prizes, which goes to the team captains based upon the amount of funds raised first in each category by Saturday, August 12, 2023.Learn More
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
401 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
The inaugural UNCF Baltimore 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. Hosted by a diverse group of corporate sponsors, local businesses and professional organizations, the inaugural UNCF Baltimore Mayor’s Masked Ball is an evening of celebration attended by civic leaders, alumni, dignitaries, volunteers and friends of UNCF.
This must-attend event is full of fun, fashion and glamour, and supports UNCF’s mission of investing in Better Futures® for the young men and women we serve by helping them move to and through college.
Presented by UNCF Washington.Learn More
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Blue Jacket Park
2501 General Rees Ave.
Orlando, FL 32814 United States
Looking for an event that’s not only fun but also supports a great cause? Look no further than the UNCF Walk for Education and Community Festival! This event is designed to be a great day out for the whole family, while also raising funds to support scholarships for underprivileged students.
The community festival features live entertainment, including music from local talent and a DJ, as well as plenty of activities for kids such as games and face painting. And let’s not forget the small business vendors who will be on hand offering tasty treats and unique handcrafted items to enjoy.
But the real highlight of the event is the chance to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged students and their dream of a higher education. By participating in the walk, you’ll be helping to raise funds that will directly support students who may not have had the same educational opportunities as others. By joining in the fun, you’ll be helping to ensure that all students have the chance to achieve their full potential and pursue their dreams.
So don’t miss out on this fantastic event! Come out to the UNCF Walk for Education and Community Festival and have a great day out while making a meaningful impact on the lives of students in need.Learn More Vendor Registration
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virginia Union University Campus
1500 N. Lombardy Street
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
Walk, Run, Cycle for Education? Let’s Move!
Virginia, Let’s Move – walk, run, cycle, dance – all in honor of UNCF, our students and schools. Join us live on Virginia University Campus in Richmond Virginia and help UNCF raise funds to support our HBCU’s and students.
Celebrate with your family, friends and coworkers. Let’s build better futures one step at a time.
The UNCF Walk for Education is a nationwide initiative to raise the critical funds UNCF needs to fulfill our mission of support to our member HBCU’s and to help our students to become active participants of society through a high-quality education.Learn More
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
The 21st Annual UNCF Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon is a signature fundraising event named in honor of our beloved friend and volunteer, Dr. Maya Angelou. During the Luncheon, women who are leaders and who have brought positive recognition locally, statewide and nationally will receive the distinguished Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Award.
Make plans to join us for shopping, mimosas, music, and red carpet photos to benefit UNCF, our member colleges and universities, and the young people we serve.
Thank you for considering this opportunity and for remembering that “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”®Learn More Donate
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Dayton Convention Center
22 E 5th Street
Dayton, OH 45402 United States
UNCF Dayton seeks your partnership support for the 2023 UNCF Mayor’s Luncheon benefiting UNCF. Net proceeds from this fundraising event will support UNCF’s education mission and help break the financial barriers that prevent so many talented students from earning a college degree.
UNCF seeks to increase educational opportunities for minority students in our community and increase the educated workforce pipeline in our nation. Each year UNCF provides scholarships to students.Learn More
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Perry Harvey Sr. Park
1000 E Harrison St.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
Are you searching for an event that not only promises a fun-filled day but also supports an incredible cause? Look no further than the UNCF Walk for Education and HBCU Homecoming Festival! This event is tailored to be a perfect outing for the entire family while also raising funds to provide scholarships for disadvantaged students.
The community festival boasts live entertainment featuring homegrown music talents and a DJ, along with a range of activities for children such as games and face painting. Plus, local small business vendors will be present, offering mouth-watering delights and handcrafted items to enjoy.
However, the most significant part of the event is the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged students and their aspirations of higher education. By taking part in the walk, you will be helping to generate funds that will directly support students who might not have had the same educational opportunities as others. By partaking in the festivities, you’ll be ensuring that every student has a chance to reach their full potential and chase their dreams.
Don’t miss this exceptional event! Join us at the UNCF Walk for Education and HBCU Homecoming Festival, have a great day out, and create a positive impact on the lives of students in need.Learn More Vendor Registration