Leadership Giving

Leadership giving ($1,500+) is a powerful way to develop ArtsWave champions. Several opportunities and incentives are in place to encourage leadership giving.

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
P&G and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation will match all new and increased leadership contributions to the 2014 campaign.

Matching Example:

2013 Gift: $1,500

2014 Gift: $2,000
2014 Match: $500 (incremental increase)
2014 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 launching a Women’s Leadership Roundtable under the leadership of 2014 ArtsWave Campaign Chair, Melanie Healey. 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.