Leadership Giving

More than 1,000 individuals support ArtsWave with a leadership gift and enjoy a variety of benefits in thanks for their generosity.

Leadership Giving Levels

$25,000+      Visionaries
$15,000        Ovation Circle
$10,000       Innovators Circle
$5,000         Chair's Circle
$2,500         Directors' Circle
$1,500         Leadership Circle

Match Your Gift
Western & Southern and The Thomas J. Emery Memorial will match new and increased leadership contributions to the 2015 campaign.

Matching Example:

2014 Gift: $1,500

2015 Gift: $2,000
2015 Match: $500 (incremental increase)
2015 Total Impact of Your Gift: $2,500

Leadership Giving Benefits

Louis Langree of CSO shakes hands with Myron Hughes of UC Alumni Association.ArtsBreak
A quarterly series featuring leaders in the arts and business community who make Cincinnati amazing.  Speakers will share their passion, expertise and vision for the arts in Cincinnati. Click here to learn more about ArtsBreak.

Additional Benefits Include:        
•  Invitation to exclusive annual leadership event
•  Invitations to two other donor events throughout the year
    (Past events: Sign Museum reception and open house, Children’s Theatre performance and reception; Ballet & Beer)
•  Special recognition in ArtsWave materials


Three-Year "Step-Up" Program
The Step Up program is a great way to ease into the leadership level of $1,500 or step up to the next leadership level.  Step-up donors enjoy all the benefits of leadership giving right away.

Step Up Example:
Year One: $500
Year Two: $1,000
Year Three: $1,500

Combined Gifts
Individuals may combine their gift with that of their spouse for recognition at the Leadership Level.

Women’s Leadership Roundtable
In 2014, ArtsWave is launched ArtsWave Women’s Leadership Roundtable. Click here to learn more.

Click here to see a list of current leadership givers.

For more information, contact Kate Kennedy at 513.632.0114 or email kate.kennedy@theArtsWave.org.