BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ronald K. Hamm
Secretary, Ex-Officio Director
Vice President, Zeta Upsilon Lambda
President, Zeta Upsilon Lambda
Ex-Officio Director of Educational Activities, Zeta Upsilon Lambda
Andre Adams, Ph.D.
JGH 2019 SPONSORSHIP
The Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington (JGH) Educational & Charitable Foundation of Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., respectively requests your support and attendance at our 39th Annual Black and Gold Scholarship Ball on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, Virginia from 7 pm until 12 am. Your partnership is critical to us reaching our goal to raise $30,000 for scholarships to support youth to excel and maintain hope for their future while pursuing their higher education.
We are asking you to join with us as a sponsor or by purchasing an ad in our souvenir journal to help us award more scholarships to deserving student leaders in Northern Virginia. Our outstanding 2019 winners will be selected from a pool of highly qualified applicants. Many of the students who apply for our scholarships have compelling stories of triumph over struggle to excel. With your help, we will continue to make a difference in the lives of many students.
Your company’s investment, along with other donors, and the members of our organization will help ensure the foundation continues to provide programs that benefit the community and scholarships to extraordinary college bound students.
Thank you in advance for your consideration of the opportunity to support the college dreams of students who will be our future leaders. We encourage you to review our website www.jghfdn.org and Facebook page facebook.com/jghfdn/
Co-Chairmen, JGH Corporate Sponsorship Committee
The JGH Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is committed to serving a wide range of needs in our community through the following activities:
- Provide 10 scholarships per year for college-bound high school students
- Provide over 1,000 awards for academic achievement to middle and high school students in partnership with the Chantilly Pyramid Minority Student Achievement Committee and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
- Sponsor and chaperone two high school students to attend a 4-day Leadership Conference at Hampton University
- Partnered with George Mason University to establish the Paul Robeson Saturday Leadership Academy to encourage Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers for middle and high school students
- Sponsor “Project Alpha” program designed to provide teenage males information about teen pregnancy prevention
- Support families in Reston, Virginia by providing nutritious meals annually during the Thanksgiving holiday
- Provided Christmas toys to hundreds of underprivileged children in the Reston, Virginia area through our annual Toys-4-Kids Christmas program
The Black and Gold Scholarship Ball enjoys support from approximately 450 guests and numerous corporate sponsors. Your company will be highlighted as a supporter of college-bound students in the Washington DC Metropolitan area who have a record of academic accomplishment, leadership, community service, and perseverance. We invite you to join us by completing the attached sponsorship form or contact us at JGHSouvenirJournalAds@JGHFDN.org
JGH SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
TOP OF THE PYRAMID SPONSOR –
One scholarship will be named for the Jewel Sponsor who provides the largest sponsorship contribution. This sponsor will be invited to award the scholarship to the recipient.
JEWEL SPONSOR –
Contribution of $8,000 or more – Includes guest seating for 15, one full-page color ad in souvenir journal, photo opportunity with awardees and recognition during the event. Plaques recognizing corporate contribution will be presented. Corporation logo will be displayed on JGH website.
PLATINUM SPONSOR –
Contribution of $4,000-$7,999 – Includes guest table seating for 10, one full-page color ad in souvenir journal, photo opportunity with awardees and recognition during the event. Corporation logo will be displayed on JGH website.
GOLD SPONSOR –
Contribution of $2,000-$3,999 – Includes guest table seating for 7, one half-page ad in souvenir journal, photo opportunity with awardees and recognition during the event Corporate logo will be displayed on JGH website.
ONYX SPONSOR –
Contribution of $1,000-$1,999 – Includes guest table seating for 5, one quarter-page ad in souvenir journal, photo opportunity with awardees and recognition during the event. Corporate logo will be displayed on JGH website.
JGH FOUNDATION SPONSOR –
Contribution of $500-$999 – Includes guest table seating for 3, one quarter-page ad in souvenir journal, photo opportunity with awardees and recognition during the event. Corporate logo will be displayed on JGH website.
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT SPONSOR –
Contribution of $125 – Donation for one scholarship recipient to attend the Black and Gold Ball. The foundation will provide a personalized thank you letter to the sponsor. The sponsors’ Corporate logo will be displayed on JGH website.
OTHER SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
SCHOLARSHIP DONORS –
Patrons who will not attend the event but will donate a gift to the scholarship endeavors of the Foundation. Recognition will be made in our souvenir journal. Your taxable donations can be made online at www.jghfdn.org
SOUVENIR JOURNAL AD –
Purchase an ad to be placed in the souvenir journal which is circulated to up to 450 Black and Gold Ball attendees. (See attached Journal Ad Form for details.)
SCHOLARSHIP BALL TICKETS –
$125 per person.