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In-Person Cocktail Reception: September 30, 2021 • Inside Park at St. Bart’s in NYC • 6:00 PM ET

Virtual Gala Premiere: October 27, 2021 • 7:00 PM ET

The Virtual Gala Program will premiere on October 27th.  Options to join the Virtual Gala premiere begin with a Friend Gift Ticket.  HEAF’s In-Person Cocktail Reception will take place in NYC at Inside Park at St. Bart’s on September 30th (Proof of Vaccination required to attend).  Options to attend the In-Person Cocktail Reception begin at the Leader Gift Level. Our annual Gala is a critical evening for HEAF fundraising to ensure we continue opening doors of opportunity for our students.  We are so appreciative of your past generosity and hope you will consider supporting the 2021 Gala.

INNOVATORS & DISRUPTORS

Gala Honoree John K. Collins, Board Member of HEAF and Managing Director, Global Head of Healthcare Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley, is recognized for almost two decades of commitment to HEAF’s innovative programming to open doors for some of the city’s most deserving students.

Gala Honoree Adena T. Friedman, President & CEO of Nasdaq, Inc., is in conversation with Alan Murray, CEO, Fortune Media, to discuss the need for bold leadership and transformative commitment to create a more diverse workforce by fostering greater opportunity at all levels in the global corporate sector.

Gala Honoree Verdun S. Perry, Global Head of Blackstone Strategic Partners at Blackstone, speaks with Neil deGrasse Tyson Ph.D., Astrophysicist and HEAF Board Member, and  Robert F. Smith, Chairman & CEO of Vista Equity Partners, about the importance of creating opportunity and nurturing ambition in our young people.

Gift, Ticket, & Sponsorship Opportunities

Gifts

Groundbreaker Gift – $150,000

Your Groundbreaker Gift can help HEAF continue its path of expansion to reach more students throughout NYC and bridge educational disparities and provide a network of support for student success.
Your Gift Includes:

  • Leadership recognition throughout the events and in the credits
  • 24 invitations to the in-person HEAF Gala Honoree Cocktail Reception at Inside Park in NYC on Thursday, September 30th from 6 -7:30 PM ET
  • 40 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Opportunity to host (2) volunteer events at HEAF in 2022 to amplify your gift to the students (virtual options also available)
  • Premium Title ad space in the e-journal for your logo, name, and/or message
  • Featured throughout 2022 on HEAF website, across social media platforms, and on materials

Disruptor Gift – $100,000

Your Disruptor Gift can help HEAF provide programs for remote learning, providing access to close the digital divide with technology tools and support to children and families throughout NYC
Your Gift Includes:

  • Special recognition throughout the events and in the credits
  • 16 invitations to the in-person HEAF Gala Honoree Cocktail Reception at Inside Park at St. Bart’s in NYC on Thursday, September 30th from 6-7:30 PM ET
  • 30 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Opportunity to host (1) volunteer event at HEAF in 2022 to amplify your gift to the students (virtual options also available)
  • Complimentary 2-page ad in the e-journal for your logo, name, and/or message
  • Prominent recognition throughout 2022 on HEAF website, across social media platforms, and on materials

Innovator Gift – $50,000

Your Innovator Gift can help underwrite a Summer Quest program in a borough to help children and families avoid the summer melt and engage in classes such as Shark Tank, Doctor-Doctor, Mandarin, Architecture, and Amusement Park Design
Your Gift Includes:

  • 8 invitations to the in-person HEAF Gala Honoree Cocktail Reception at Inside Park at St. Bart’s in NYC on Thursday, September 30th from 6-7:30 PM ET
  • 20 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Complimentary prime full-page ad in the e-journal for your logo, name, and/or message
  • Special recognition in the event credits
  • Prime listing throughout 2022 on HEAF website, across social media platforms, and on materials

Visionary Gift – $25,000

Your Visionary Gift can help fund the cost of educating five children at HEAF for an entire year
Your Gift Includes:

  • 4 invitations to the in-person HEAF Gala Honoree Cocktail Reception at Inside Park at St. Bart’s in NYC on Thursday, September 30th from 6-7:30 PM ET
  • 15 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Complimentary preferred full-page ad in the e-journal for your logo, name, and/or message
  • Special recognition in the event credits
  • Listing throughout 2022 on HEAF website, across social media platforms, and on materials

Leadership Gift –  $15,000

Your Leader Gift can help fund a semester of entrepreneurship classes where students will receive one-on-one mentorship, explore their careers, and build their networks
Your Gift Includes:

  • 2 invitations to the in-person HEAF Gala Honoree Cocktail Reception at Inside Park at St. Bart’s in NYC on Thursday, September 30th from 6-7:30 PM ET
  • 10 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Complimentary full-page ad in the e-journal for your logo, name, and/or message
  • Special recognition in the event credits
  • Listing throughout 2022 on HEAF website, across social media platforms, and on materials

STEM/STEAM Gift –  $10,000

Your STEM/STEAM Gift can help equip middle and high school students with quality science, technology, engineering, arts, and math electives Your Gift Includes:

  • 10 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Special recognition in the event credits
  • Complimentary full-page ad in the e-journal for your logo, name, and/or message

Tickets

Achiever Ticket(s) – $5,000

Your Achiever Gift can help fund 100 hours of upper-level math instruction for our middle school students
Your Gift Includes:

  • 6 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Recognition in the event credits
  • Complimentary ½ page ad in the e-journal for your logo, name, and/or message

Scholar Ticket(s) – $2,500

Your Scholar Gift can help support HEAF’s arts program, exposing students of all ages to world-class visual and cultural arts education and experiences, helping them to navigate new opportunities with virtual access
Your Gift Includes:

  • 4 virtual access tickets to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Recognition in the event credits

Friend Ticket(s) – $1000

Your Friend Gift can help HEAF guide high school juniors on new ways to experience College Tours and prepare the Class of 2021 on how to navigate their first semester while all face a new college experience and entry
Your Gift Includes:

  • 1 virtual access ticket to the 2021 HEAF Virtual Gala Premiere on Wednesday, October 27th from 7-8 PM ET
  • Recognition in the event credits

 

Journal Ads

Half Page Ad – $2,500

  • 160-300 DPI Half-page 6” Wide x 6.75” High

Full Page Ad $5,000

  • 160-300 DPI Full pages 12” Wide x 6.75” High Full page Ad

Tribute Ad $10,000

  • 160-300 DPI Full pages 12” Wide x 6.75” High, 2 pages in the front section of e-journal and run at the close of event

Marquee Ad – $25,000

  • 160-300 DPI Full pages 12” Wide x 6.75” High Marquee Ad (positioned at open or close of event and e-journal, also interspersed between ad sections)