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2022 UNCF “A Mind Is…”® Gala – Houston

The UNCF “A Mind Is…”® Gala is a signature fundraiser for the local UNCF office and is considered a premier social event for the City of Houston. This year’s event will be held in-person, after being held virtually for the past two years due to COVID-19. Supported by a diverse group of corporate sponsors and individuals, the Gala welcomes celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, public officials, alumni and others who support UNCF’s mission of investing in America’s future by getting students to and through college.

This Year’s Theme
Hip Hop You Don’t Stop…

Attire
Fly Black Tie

Brought to you by the UNCF Houston Leadership Council

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Reception

7:00 PM

Program

9:00 PM

Entertainment

11:00 PM

Concludes

Exterior shot of the Houston Hilton

Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel

Ballroom of Americas
1600 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010

PRESENTING – $100,000

  • EXCLUSIVE PLACEMENT of your name or company on publicity and printed materials as PRESENTING SPONSOR
  • Right to have company representative on program to welcome guests
  • Right to provide a ninety (90) seconds video presentation for event
  • Two (2) PREMIERE tables of ten (10) for a total of twenty (20) guests
  • Fifteen (15) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Ten (10) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • Four (4) photo passes with featured Entertainment & Honorees
  • Company name and logo with prominent placement on event webpage and all marketing materials
  • Company included in media campaigns
  • Company logo included in official event PowerPoint program
  • Acknowledgement from stage during event
  • Inclusion in UNCF National Annual Report

ENTERTAINMENT – $75,000

  • EXCLUSIVE PLACEMENT of your name or company on publicity and printed materials as ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR
  • Honor to introduce entertainment from the stage night of event
  • Right to provide a sixty (60) seconds video message
  • Two (2) PREMIERE tables of ten (10) for a total of twenty (20) guests
  • Ten (10) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Ten (10) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • Four (4) photo passes with featured Entertainment & Honorees
  • Company name and logo with prominent placement on event webpage and all marketing materials
  • Company included in media campaigns
  • Company logo included in official event PowerPoint program
  • Acknowledgement from stage during event
  • Inclusion in UNCF National Annual Report

TREE OF KNOWLEDGE – $40,000

  • EXCLUSIVE PLACEMENT of your name or company on publicity and printed materials as TREE OF KNOWLEDGE SPONSOR
  • Company recognition during Tree of Knowledge segment
  • Right to provide a thirty (30) seconds video message
  • One (1) PREMIERE table of for ten (10) guests
  • One (1) RESERVED table for ten (10) guests
  • Six (6) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Four (4) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • Two (2) photo passes with featured Entertainment & Honorees
  • Company name and logo with prominent placement on event webpage and all marketing materials
  • Company included in media campaigns
  • Company logo included in official event PowerPoint program
  • Inclusion in UNCF National Annual Report

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION HONOREE – $40,000

  • EXCLUSIVE PLACEMENT of your name or company on publicity and printed materials as EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION SPONSOR
  • Company recognition during EIE award presentation
  • Right to provide a thirty (30) seconds video message
  • One (1) PREMIERE table of for ten (10) guests
  • One (1) RESERVED table for ten (10) guests
  • Six (6) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Four (4) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • Two (2) photo passes with featured Entertainment & Honorees
  • Company name and logo with prominent placement on event webpage and all marketing materials
  • Company included in media campaigns
  • Company logo included in official event PowerPoint program
  • Inclusion in UNCF National Annual Report

YOUNG BUILDERS HONOREE – $40,000

  • EXCLUSIVE PLACEMENT of your name or company on publicity and printed materials as YOUNG BUILDERS SPONSOR
  • Company specific tag/acknowledgement during YB award presentation
  • Right to provide a thirty (30) seconds video message
  • One (1) PREMIERE table of for ten (10) guests
  • One (1) RESERVED table for ten (10) guests
  • Six (6) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Four (4) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • Two (2) photo passes with featured Entertainment & Honorees
  • Company name and logo with prominent placement on event webpage and all marketing materials
  • Company included in media campaigns
  • Company logo included in official event PowerPoint program
  • Inclusion in UNCF National Annual Report

PRESIDENT – $30,000

  • One (1) PRIORITY table for ten (10) guests
  • Four (4) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Four (4) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • Two (2) photo passes with featured Entertainment & Honorees
  • Company name and logo with prominent placement on event webpage and all marketing materials
  • Company included in media campaigns
  • Company logo included in official event PowerPoint program
  • Inclusion in UNCF National Annual Report

PROVOST $25,000

  • One (1) PRIORITY table for ten (10) guests
  • Two (2) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Two (2) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • One (1) photo pass with featured Entertainment & Honorees
  • Company name and logo with prominent placement on event webpage and all marketing materials
  • Company included in media campaigns
  • Company logo included in official event PowerPoint program
  • Inclusion in UNCF National Annual Report

DEAN – $15,000

  • One (1) RESERVED table for ten (10) guests
  • Two (2) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Two (2) invitations to the Kick-Off event
  • Company listed on event webpage and in marketing materials
  • Company listed in official event PowerPoint program

PROFESSOR – $10,000

  • One (1) RESERVED table for ten (10) guests
  • Two (2) invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter night of reception
  • Company listed on event webpage and in marketing materials
  • Company listed in official event PowerPoint program

SCHOLAR – $5,000

  • One (1) table for ten (10) guests
  • Company listed on event webpage and in marketing materials
  • Company listed in official event PowerPoint program