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The Imani School is pleased to present Portraits of Excellence at our 30th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at The Power Center in Houston, Texas. The gala will feature a portrayal of the Imani School’s journey of excellence through honorable recognition of students, teachers, parents, alumni and our community friends and visionaries.  We look forward to seeing you there to celebrate The Imani School!

 

 

The 30th Anniversary Portraits of Excellence Gala Chairs

Co-Chairs

Dr. Carla Brailey
Bernard Freeman

 

Honorary Chairs

Yolanda Adams
Congressman Al Green
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
State Senator Borris & Cydonii Miles
Anita & Gerald Smith

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Join us for a fantastic event on March 23, 2019!

Underwrite a portion of the event:
You can donate money to The Imani School through a straight donation and underwrite a portion of the 2019 Awty Gala.  Underwriting opportunities start at $1,000 and can be found on this page.

Advertise at the Gala:

Consider placing an advertisement in the program where you reach hundreds of people.

Donate an auction item:
We are hosting a live auction as part of our 30th Anniversary Gala efforts.  Popular auction items include restaurant gift cards, certificates for beauty services, kids birthday party items, popular summer toys, and anything related to travel.   If you have an item that you would like to donate, please contact Lauren Linn, Director of Special Events

Volunteer:
The 2019 Gala Committee has a number of outlets for involvement including helping us thank our donors through stewardship, asking for auction items, coordinating the auction, or working with the VIP reception.

$30,000 PREMIERE SCHOLAR SPONSOR

•    Naming/Branding Rights for the entire event
•    Two premiere tables of 10
•    Outside Back Cover (color)  in the events’ program booklet
•    Company name and logo linked to school’s website
•    Listing in Angels’ Song newsletter, press releases and broadcast media
•    Acknowledgement in all gala publications and invitations
•    Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception and premiere seating at the End of School Production
•    Recognition and brief presentation during gala

$15,000 VISIONARY SCHOLAR SPONSOR

•    One premiere table of 10
•    Inside back cover in the events’ program booklet
•    Company name and logo linked to school’s website
•    Listing in Angels’ Song newsletter, press releases and broadcast media
•    Acknowledgement in all gala publications and invitations
•    Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception and premiere seating at the End of School Production
•    Recognition during 

$10,000 MERIT SCHOLAR SPONSOR

•    One preferred table of 10
•    Full page in the events’ program booklet
•    Company name and logo linked to school’s website
•    Listing in Angels’ Song newsletter and press releases
•    Acknowledgement in all gala publications and invitations
•    Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception and premiere seating

$5,000 ANGEL SCHOLAR SPONSOR

•    One table of 10
•    Half page in the events’ program booklet
•    Company name and logo linked to school’s website
•    Listing in Angels’ Song newsletter and press releases
•    Acknowledgement in all gala publications and invitations
•    Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception and reserved seating at the End of School Production
•    Recognition during gala

$2,500 HONORS SCHOLAR SPONSOR

•    One table of 8
•    Recognition in the events’ program booklet and during gala
•    Listing in Angels’ Song newsletter and press releases
•    Acknowledgement in all gala publications and invitations
•    Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception and reserved seating at the End of School Production

$1,000 STAR SCHOLAR SPONSOR

•    Preferred seating for two
•    Recognition in the events’ program booklet and during gala
•    Listing in Angels’ Song newsletter
•    Acknowledgement in all gala publications and invitations
•    Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception and reserved seating at the End of School Production

 

 

 

RATES (NET) & SPECIFICATIONS

AD INSTRUCTION

  • Overall trim size of a program is 8 ½” x 11” and 150 line screen.
  • We only accept ads on CD, MAC format, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or high-resolution pdf format. Please convert type to paths or include all fonts and images/graphics used in design.
  • No Word document ads, PowerPoint ads, or Publisher ads will be accepted, and no film or veloxes.
  • Digital photographs need to be 300 DPI at the approximate size that will be used in the ad.
  • For information on advertising options, please contact Tiffany Gray at 713-723-0616 or tgray@imanischool.org .
  • Ad deadline is January 28, 2019.
  • Mail or deliver contract and advertising copy to The Imani School, 12401 South Post Oak School, Houston, TX 77045.

 

Individual tickets can be purchased at $250 per ticket.