Loading Events

​2022 UNCF “A Mind Is…”® Gala – Chicago

The annual Chicago UNCF “A Mind Is…”® Gala is one of the city’s signature fundraising and premier social events of the year. Supported by a committed philanthropic community of corporate sponsors, other organizations and individuals, the Gala brings together Chicagoland in support of UNCF’s mission of investing in America’s future by getting students to and through college.

UNCF Chicago Special Tribute 

This year, we are remembering Chicago legend, television icon, American philanthropist, and journalist, Merri Dee.Merri Dee headshot

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event presented by UNCF Chicago.

hyatt regency chicago

Hyatt Regency Chicago

The gala will be held in the Crystal Ballroom. Visit the venue website for directions, parking information and health regulations.

PRESENTING SPONSOR $150,000

  • Company CEO or designee listed as presenting sponsor on event collateral and press materials
  • Full-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is…”® Gala souvenir program book
  • Presenting sponsor provides remarks during program
  • Two premium tables (10 guests at each table)
  • Company logo on all Gala materials
  • Company logo presentation during the Gala
  • CEO and company acknowledgment during dinner program
  • Event photo opportunities with UNCF leadership and honorees
  • Company logo on UNCF website – Chicago special events page

LEGACY SPONSOR $100,000

  • Company CEO or designee listed as “A Mind Is…”® Gala legacy sponsor on event collateral and press materials
  • Full-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is…”® Gala souvenir program book
  • Two premium tables (10 guests at each table)
  • Company logo presentation during the Gala
  • CEO and company acknowledgement during dinner program
  • Company logo on UNCF website – Chicago special events page

CHANCELLOR SPONSOR $50,000

  • Company listed as UNCF “A Mind Is…”® Gala chancellor sponsor on event collaterals and press materials
  • Full-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is…”® Gala souvenir program book
  • One premium table (10 guests)
  • Company logo presentation during the Gala
  • CEO and company acknowledgment during dinner program
  • Company logo on UNCF website – Chicago special events page

PRESIDENT SPONSOR $25,000

  • Company logo listed as “A Mind Is…”® Gala president sponsor on event collateral and press materials
  • One reserved table (10 guests)
  • Full-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is…”® Gala souvenir program book
  • Company logo presentation during the Gala
  • Company mentioned on UNCF website – Chicago special events page

TRUSTEE SPONSOR $15,000

  • One reserved table (10 guests)
  • Half-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is…”® Gala souvenir program book

PROFESSOR SPONSOR $10,000

  • One reserved table (10 guests)
  • Quarter-page premium advertisement in “A Mind Is…”® Gala souvenir program book

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $750