Support HackTheHearst

The Hearst Museum is actively seeking financial sponsors for HackTheHearst, support in the form of in kind gifts, and individual donations to help make this event a success.

Individual donations

Your tax-deductable donation of any amount will help us provide delicious food and drink for the hard-working participants, and to offer prizes to the best teams as well as raffled prizes to all participants.

If you'd like to give or pledge a gift to support HackTheHearst, please visit the University's Give to Cal donation site, where a fund has been set up specifically to accept donations to support HackTheHearst:

Give to Cal


Financial sponsorship

As a financial sponsor, your support of HackTheHearst will produce dividends well beyond a successful hackathon.

Financial support can be offered at a range of levels, each of which is accompanied by a unique package of perks:

Patron Saint
($5,000+)
Gold Circle
($2,000–
$4,999)
Silver Circle
($1,000–
$1,999)
Bronze Circle
($250–
$999)
Naming opportunity: "HackTheHearst, sponsored by __[your name]__"
A personalized, behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum's collections
Invitation to judge apps developed at HackTheHearst
Invitation to fill 5 mentorship positions
Invitation to fill 2 mentorship positions
Invitation to be a mentor at HackTheHearst
Prominent logo display in media material
Showcased logo and name on all HackTheHearst marketing material
Prominent logo display at HackTheHearst events
Logo display at HackTheHearst events
Showcased logo and name on website
Prominent logo display on website
Logo display on website
10 reserved seats at opening and closing events
5 reserved seats at opening and closing events
Verbal recognition at the HackTheHearst events
Vendor display table at the HackTheHearst events

If you're interested in learning more about financially supporting the Hearst Museum's HackTheHearst event, please contact us at hackthehearst@berkeley.edu or make a donation via Give to Cal:

Give to Cal


In kind support

Gifts in kind are always welcome and are essential to the success of HackTheHearst. These are some of the current areas in which we're seeking gifts in kind or services:

If you're interested in learning more about offer a gift in kind to support the Hearst Museum's HackTheHearst event, please contact us at hackthehearst@berkeley.edu.