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 2020

Abstri Winer, Adriana Cobo-Frankel, Advanced Skin Fitness, Ali Khataw's Photo Philanthropy, April Hull, April Klics, Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau, Assouline Books, ATT Performing Arts Center, Avant Garden, Avanti Restaurant, Barbara Nunneley,  Barry's Dallas, Bella MD, Belmont Hotel, Ben Taylor Paladino, Bert Gallagher, Bill Scott, Billy Bob's Texas, Blade + Blue, Boardroom Salon For Men, Bonnie Watkins, Brady Wood, Brandon Baker, Brinker International, Brookhaven Country Club, Bryan Chatlien Photography, Burgundy Swine, C. Maddox, Cafe Reconcile, Carlos Alberto Rocha, Celebration Restaurant, Central Market, Chamber Music International, Charles Ray & Assoc., Charlotte Dorsey, Chris Marioni, Christopher Hightower, City Yoga, Clinton Kemp Photography, Corado Fitness, Crossville Studios, Currey & Company, Dallas Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics, Dallas Center for Photography, Dallas Center for Photography, Dallas Gents Salon, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Skydive Spaceland, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Yoga Therapy, Daniel Blaylock, David A. Correa,David Chadd, DeeJay Johannsen, deNovo Health & Aesthetics, Detroit Vineyards, Dick Weaver, Dirk Nowitzki, Dorothy Pierce, Dotti Timmins, Dr. Carla Russo, Dr. Steven Clark MD, Dustin Vyers, Eddie V's Prime Seafood, Edgar Negron, Elizabeth Clark, Ellen Key, Epic Waters Indoor Water Park, Equality Vodka, Erdos + Ko, Erin Atwood, Ernie Cote, Fixture Kitchen, Fly Away Style, FM Winery, Fort Worth Zoo, Frank Effland, Friends of Cathedral of Hope, Gardens for Texas, Gary Hamrick and Mike Salcido, Gary Owens, Gessell Studios, Gigliola Zimmermann, Gittings Portraiture, Global Views, GO HOME, Gold Light Leadership, Great Harvest Bread Co., Greg Hurt, Guin Coronado, Heather Gorham, Hill Family Estate, Hilton Austin Hotel, Hollywood Feed, Ilknur Ozgur, IMAX Worldwide Home Inc., Jack Mason Brand, James Fontana, Jason's Deli, Jay Maggio, JD English Jewelers, Jeanne C. Neal, Jeff Paul, Jen Adams, Jeremiah Garcia, Jeremy Hawpe, Jose Wood, JW Marriott Houston Downtown, Karen Harris, Katherine Sullivan, Kathleen Deeley, Kee Sourjohn, Keith Callahan, Kelly Basham, Kelly O'Neal, Kendra Scott, Kenny's Authentic East Coast Pizza, Kimball International, Kirsten James, Knoll, Knot Standard, Kramer Portraits, Larry North Fitness, Laura Tahri, Laurelle Dodd, Lazy Dog Restaurant, Lea Ellermeier, Leatherology, Lekka Retail Concepts, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Liliana Villareal, Lombardi Restaurants, Lucky's Cafe, Manbuns, Mary Bealmer, Matt Neuman, MECOX, Medieval Times, Megan Wood, Michele, Mike Williams and Richard Michael, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Nailed Nail Bar, Nan Faith Arnold, Nathan Robbins, Nathan Schroder Photography, Natural Environments Landscape Architects, Neiman Marcus, NFACO, Nice Winery, Niko Niko's, Oliver Freeston, Olivia Riegel, On Center Gallery, Oriental Trading Co.,Origins, Pamela Nelson,Park Hill Fine Portraits, Patty Harvey, Peter Poulides, Picaboo, Piccolo Mondo Italian Restaurant, Pride Basics, R+D Kitchen, Randall Ray, Randy McClellen, Renee Robinson, Robin Jackson Photography, Ron Bobbitt, Roz Art, Salon Aura, Salon Pompeo, Saltbox Apothecary, Salum, Sam Tucker, Samuel Lynne Galleries, Sandy Anderson, Scot Presley, Scott + Cooner, Scott Bates, Sharon Anaston, Sheryl Lanzel Photography, Simply Elegant Dallas, Smiley's Studio, Society Pet Sitter Inc., Sonoran Range Handcrafted Furniture, Spec's Wine, Spirits, & Finer Foods, Spencer & Company Interiors, Spice Thai Kitchen, Spiral Diner, Staff of Celebration Community Church, Steelcase, Stephen Gihooly, Steve Dodd + Associates, Sue Wyll, Susan Kasten, Tejas Winery, Texas Hills Vineyard, Texas Rangers, The Adolphus Hotel, The Art Hotel, Denver, The Coy Collection,The Curated Home Inc, The Human Rights Campaign, The Southern Willow Woods Designs, Thom Jackson, Tim Wallace, TITAS/Dance(Unbound), Trent Jones, Tulum Restaurant, Turtle Creek Chorale, UMA Enterprise Inc. ,Uptown Players, Uttermost, Wagnes, Warren Paul Harris, Wildlife On The Move, William Chris Vineyard, William Henning, Wini Lynn,Winston Lee Mascarenhas, Ylang 23, Zac Rudd, ZO Skin Centre of Dallas and Zoe's Kitchen

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.*

*To buy a raffle ticket through blacktie.org, you must live at a North Texas zip code (75000 through 76999). Credit cards and Electronic checks are accepted on the website.



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.
  10. To buy a raffle ticket through blacktie.org, you must live at a North Texas zip code (75000 through 76999). Credit cards and Electronic checks are accepted on the website.