MVEF hosts Black and Gold Gala - April 17


The Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) is proud to host the “Black and Gold Gala”, a signature fundraising event supporting excellence in public education for every student every day, through grants, programs, and initiatives that directly benefit the Mt. Vernon School District. The Gala will take place:

Saturday, April 17, 2021

JW Marriott Downtown Indianapolis

Click here for tickets, additional information & sponsorship opportunities!

This year we have created a Golden Ticket with the opportunity to win $1500, $750, and $250. Only 300 tickets will be sold and you do not have to be present to win. Golden Tickets can be purchased by selecting "View Event Items" on

Celebrate the community's spirit of generosity to ensure the continuation of a top-notch “A” school district. The Gala’s success plays an important role in meeting the MVEF mission of developing lifelong learners along with providing relevant, real-world experiences for our students. All proceeds help enrich the educational experiences, programs and initiatives of our students and teachers in the Mt. Vernon Community School District. Nearly $700K has been granted to Mt. Vernon staff and students since it's inception in 2008. 

“Behind every mask, there is a face with a story to be told.”

 As we share our story this past year words such as; impact, perseverance, collaboration, celebration, passion, ingenuity, and support come to mind in describing the work of the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation.  Even during this pandemic in an ever-changing world, in spite of masks, social distancing, and unmet needs, the fundraising efforts of the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation has continued to grow and support Mt. Vernon students and educators in meaningful and impactful ways that promote learning.

Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required, and decorative masks over the eyes are optional for attendees. Dress code is business attire; black-tie optional. 

Several different ticket and package options are available on the MVEF website for purchase.

For more information, to purchase tickets, and or sponsorship opportunities, contact or go to



Black & Gold Gala “Masquerade”

April 17, 2021

JW Marriott Downtown Indianapolis

6 p.m.

Live Music from Dave & Rae

Black and Gold Reception

Dinner and Complimentary Wine from Daniel's Vineyard

Silent Auction


Business attire, black tie optional
Masks covering mouth/nose required, decorative masks over the eyes are optional



MVCSC TOY & SOY Announcement

Alumni Hall of Fame

Leanne Brown Cornerstone Award

Keystone Award


For additional information and to purchase non-staff tickets, visit

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