Ways to Donate

There are a number of ways to support Black Tie Dinner in addition to becoming a Sponsor. Year round we actively pursue donations for the silent and luxury auctions and collect contributions to the John Thomas Scholarship Fund.

  • Beyond the Tie Fund
  • Silent Auction Items
  • Live Auction Packages
  • John Thomas Scholarship
  • General Donations

Auction Donors of Black Tie Dinner 2019

Restaurants \ Bars

Al Biernat's, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Bob's Steak & Chop House, Easy Slider, Fernando's Mexican Cuisine, Fogo de Chao, North Italia, Hunky's Hamburgers, Kenny's Italian Kitchen, Lovers Seafood and Market, Lucky's Good Eats, Magnolia Cafe, Nikos Nikos Market Square, Panera Bread, Perry's Steakhouse & Grille, Redrock Canyon Grill, Shinsei, Sugar Daddy's Cakery, The Dough Dough, The Henry Restaurant, The Woodlands American Grill, Via Real Restaurant, Vidorra Dallas, Water Grill Restaurant, The Grapevine Bar, First Watch, STIRR, La Ventana Tortaco, Meso Maya, Grace - Ft. Worth

Salons \ Spas

Dallas Gents Fine Men's Salon, Exhale Dallas, Lure Salon, MYX Blend Bar, Nailed Nail Bar, No Bad Looks, Osgood Oneal Salon, Spa in the City, Tina Quintana Salon, Vigor Massage & Personal Training, Willie and Coote Aveda Salon, Drybar, Lure Salon, HD Pro Global, BTAN Inc., Gay Shea, Kendra Campbell


Archer Hotel Napa, Delta Hotels - Watters Creek, Fairmont Dallas, Four Seasons Resort, Las Terrazas Resort & Residences, One Marriott DFW Chapter, Renaissance Dallas Hotel, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, The Highlands Inn, The Lodge at Sonoma Resort & Spa, The Warwick Melrose - Dallas, Westin Galleria, The Lazy Bear Retreat, Celebrity Cruises, Travel Set Go, Sinclair Hotel, Casa Bellamar, Hilton


Conceive Fertility Center, Doctor Eyecare, North Texas Infectious Diseases Consultants, Spectrum Chiropractic, Dallas Health Helpers

Cosmetic Services \ Surgery

Ohzone Clinic, Uptown Dermatology, Lemmon Avenue Plastic Surgery & Laser Center

Entertainment \ Recreation \ Arts

American Airlines Center, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Brookhaven County Club, Dallas Zoo, Escapte Room Races, House of Blues Dallas, iHeartMedia, The Texas Pool, Cara Mia Theatre Co, Dallas Opera, Dallas Symphony, Grapevine Vintage Railroad, Kitchen Dog Theatre, Nasher Sculpture Center, Padilla Gallery, Perot Museum, Samuel Lynne Galleries, Shakespeare Dallas, Theatre 3, Voices of Change, Spark!, Kimbell Art Museum, Visit Dallas, Dale Hansen


Scardello, Foxtrot Market, Central Market


Advanced Skin Fitness - Telos Fitness Center, Barry's Dallas, Black Swan Yoga, CorePower Yoga, Dallas Yoga Therapy, SoulCycle, We Yogis, Jonathan's Private Training Studio

Sport Teams

Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Dallas Wings, Texas Rangers

Furniture \ Home Decor

Olivia Riegel, Corsicana Mattress Company, Daniel Stuart Studios, Diamond Home, Erdos + Ko, Global Views & Studio A Home, Great Things, Herend, IMAX Worldwide Home, In-Detail, Junkyard Dolls, Mecox, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Palecek, Pier 1, Spencer and Company, The Light Garden, Uttermost, Z Gallerie Knox Street, Currey & Company, Sterling Industries, Herend, Touch of France, Zuo, Sundance Catalog


Barking Hound Villabe, Isla Veterinaty Boutique Hospital, Society Pet Sitter, Inc., Wagnes

Apparel \ Jewelry \ Eyewear \ Beauty Products

COACH, Eiseman Jewels, Forty Five Ten, Fossil Group, Kendra Scott Dallas, Knot Standard, MCM, Men's Warehouse, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus Downtown, Q Clothier, Sabah, Spectacles Fine Eyewear, Talulah & Hess, DezineNews Accessories, House of Neuville, Jack Mason Brand, Lucky Cat Designs, Sarri Designs, Sisley-Paris, Erno Laslo, Sydney Evans, My Manbuns, Brackish Bow Ties, J. Pacetti Precious Jewels

Wine \ Beverage

Baugh Family Estate, Checkered Past Winery, Goody Goody Liquor, Hill Family Estate, Out in the Vineyard, Texas Hills Vineyard, The Nice Winery, Vom Fass, Hall Wines, Louis Martini Winery, Firestone & Robertson Whiskey Ranch, Clos Pegase

Gittings and Picaboo


The Botanical Mix, McShan Florist, Grey Gardens Florist

Misc. Services

Golftec, The Slate, Natural Environments Landscape Architects

Misc. Stores

Purely CBD, Compendium


Angelina Kerene, Ann Garrard, Anne Halpenny, Ashlynn Campbell, Bao Dam, Boyd Totin, Buzzy Gamble, Caryl C. Gorgon, Christina D. Yielding, Claire Cusack, Michael Israel, Ellen Key, Jeanne Neal, Kathleen Deeley, Patty Harven, Rachel Duffy, Rachel M. Davis, Renee Robison, Rob Denton, Ruth Lerner, Sal Barron, Susan Kasten, Thadeus Parkland, Todrick Hall, Winnie Linn

Dinner Journal

The Dinner Journal advertising opportunity serves two purposes: 1) To showcase your support for the LGBT community, and 2) To offer financial support to the Black Tie Dinner beneficiary organizations through advertising proceeds.

Take a look back and see the 2019 Black Tie Dinner Journal.

  • About the Book
  • Specifications
  • How to Submit

The dinner journal is a physical extension of the dinner itself, and an elegant memento of one unforgettable evening. The journal not only serves as the program for the evening, but beautifully highlights all aspects of it, including speakers, award recipients, beneficiary information, and sponsor recognition. The dinner journal is a great way to creatively show your support for Black Tie Dinner, the LGBTQ community, and make an impression on our attendees that will last far beyond the night of the dinner. Click below to purchase your dinner journal ad today. Reservations must be placed and artwork received by {{ ::context.variables.adSales.endDate | date }}.

Ads should be designed for either right or left page placement, as special placement requests are limited and require upgrade contribution. 

  • Trim: 9"x9"
  • Live Area: Live copy must be kept 1/2" from trim edge
  • Bleed allowed only on full page.
  • Screen Ruling: 133 line

Full Page
Square 8" x 8"
Bleed: 9.25" x 9.25"

Half Page
Horizontal 8" x 3.875" - No Bleed
Vertical 3.875" x 8" - No Bleed
Quarter Page
3.875" x 3.875" -
No Bleed

The ad must be submitted as a CMYK high resolution PDF file (minimum 300dpi) with fonts outlined (preferred) or fonts embedded.

If you are a Dinner Journal advertiser, and need to submit your artwork, you may login to use our online upload feature. If you are a submitting artwork on an advertisers behalf, please use one of the delivery methods outlined below. Be sure to check our ad specifications.

Car Raffle

Raffle Car

Win a 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB250 or A220

You could be the proud owner of either a brand new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB250 or A220, graciously underwritten by Park Place Motorcars. The color choices of the A220 are white or black - this car features upgraded 18” wheels, a sunroof, rearview camera, heated seats, collision prevention assist, and Pre-Safe. The color choices of the GLB250 are white or black - this car features upgraded 18” wheels, a rearview camera, heated seats, collision prevention assist, and Pre-Safe. More information here.

How our Raffle works

Only 1,500 raffle tickets are available to purchase throughout the year. During Black Tie LIve, one winning ticket will be drawn from all tickets purchased. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased from a Black Tie Dinner representative or beneficiary, or by clicking below.

2020 Contest Information

  1. Must be age 18 or older.
  2. Only 1,500 tickets are available.
  3. No limit of ticket purchases by one person.
  4. All major credit cards, cash and checks are accepted.
  5. Winning name will be drawn Sunday, October 18, 2020.
  6. Need not be present to win.
  7. Ticket price is not deductible as a charitable contribution.
  8. Winner must claim prize by November 18, 2020.
  9. Prize recipient is responsible for all taxes, title, license and any IRS tax implications.