STEP UP: Support & Donate

Honoring Our Past, Preparing for Our Future!  

The ‘STEP UP’ program provides a path for giving which allows donors to receive ongoing recognition for their continued support!  Become part of our family!

As we celebrate our 20th year of empowering women, we honor our past and plan for our future. As we continue to grow, our budget needs increase. It’s imperative that the quality of programming and networking opportunities remain constant. In order to serve women in Kentucky for generations to come, we ask for your assistance in sustaining our organization with your financial support. By ‘Stepping Up’ you become part of our family and receive ongoing recognition across all platforms (events, website, collateral material, etc.)!

 


THE IMPACT WE MAKE ON OUR COMMUNITY

Roundtable Networking Luncheons

Our signature Roundtable Networking Luncheons are held 8-10 times per year, attracting over 175 business professionals at each event. If you’ve attended in the past, you know the value of face time with this prestigious group! Be empowered by speakers who are prominent KY leaders, build your network, connect with leaders and decision makers, support  exhibitors, win amazing door prizes, feel motivated and make new friends!

 

 

Networking After Hours

This intimate and casual evening event is held at various business locations in the community. It allows local businesses to showcase their brand to a dynamic and diverse group of professionals. Come to build your networks, connect with new friends, obtain new clients and support local businesses. We make networking easy!

 

 

 

Business & Leadership Conference

This premier, statewide annual conference brings together professionals who are interested in leadership development and networking with other decision-makers. The Conference features a dynamic nationally recognized morning keynote, interactive and educational breakout sessions, tantalizing silent auction, and the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award Luncheon.

 

 

 

Leadership Awards

The Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award is presented at the Annual Business & Leadership Conference. Members of the community nominate women with outstanding leadership qualities. Awards are presented by Kentucky’s first and only female governor, Martha Layne Collins. This prestigious award recognizes women of achievement who inspire and motivate others!

 

 

 

Scholarship Program 

Scholarships are awarded to women, attending college in Kentucky, who demonstrate exceptional leadership abilities. Since 1999 over $175,000 has been awarded to women across the commonwealth.

 

 

 

Executive Forum 

This highly esteemed annual event allows business leaders with a successful track record in the community to participate in a panel discussion. A relevant topic is discussed among the panelists in a moderated manner, for all to benefit, ending with a Q&A.

 

 

 

Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops are offered throughout the year for individuals at all stages of their careers. A variety of topics are covered in these relevant, informative and interactive courses. Be armed with the latest techniques and tools to grow professionally and develop your business.

 

 

 


‘STEP UP’ DONOR LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES 

Donations at the ‘Associate’ level and above accumulate over time. Once your donation amount reaches the next level you will automatically be ‘Stepped Up‘ to the next tier. 

SUPPORTER

$50 – $499  |  Donor receives a pin with the Women Leading KY logo. Recognition and acknowledgement during the year in which the gift was made.

Thank you for stepping up: Michael & Ozlem Eva Davis |  Christa Collins | Jane & Rick Davis | Lindsay Hughes Thurston | Mary Colvin | Susan Lancho | Amy Sohner | ORI | Lisa Parke | Gwyn Everly | Christina Heckathorn | Barbara Jean Beighle | Elizabeth Lee Thompson | Susan Mobley | Mary Karns | Cliff Feltham | Tina Pugel | CT Marketing Solutions | Robin Fleischer | Susan Rayer  | Josephine Richardson | Beth Ann Haydon | J J Hamner | Susan Douglas | Stacy Kula | Davonna Saier | Sasha Bowlby | Kim Parker Brown | Molly Sutherland | Glenn Leveridge | Nicole Mueller | Nawanna B. Privett | Allison Carter | Dawn Harlow | Gail Bennett | Victoria Carling | Jeannine Petell | Ryan Bussell | Lesley Fluke

ASSOCIATE

$500 – $1,499  |  Donor receives a pin with the Women Leading KY logo and permanent recognition. Acknowledgement at all events.

Thank you for stepping up: MaryAnn Gramig | Sutherland & Associates | Susie Basham 

AMBASSADOR

$1,500 – $4,999  |  Donor receives a pin with the Women Leading KY logo and permanent recognition. Acknowledgement at all events and listing in conference printed program. Two tickets to annual STEP UP fundraiser event.

Thank you for stepping up: Janet Holloway | Chrisandrea L. Turner, Esq. | Linda Allin | Carol & Clark Siler | Spurgeon Law Group  

PARTNER

$5,000 – $9,999  |  Donor receives a pin with the Women Leading KY logo and permanent recognition. Acknowledgement at all events and listing in conference printed program. Four tickets to annual STEP UP fundraiser event.

Thank you for stepping up: Kathryn Hansen (Matching Gift Donor)

LEADER

$10,000 – $19,999  |  Donor receives a pin with the Women Leading KY logo and permanent recognition. Acknowledgement at all events and listing in conference printed program. Table of 10 at annual STEP UP fundraiser event.

Thank you for stepping up:

LEGACY

$20,000+  |  Donor receives a pin with the Women Leading KY logo and permanent recognition. Acknowledgement at all events and listing in conference printed program. Speaking opportunity and table of 10 at annual STEP UP fundraiser event.

Thank you for stepping up:

 


Your contributions will enable Women Leading Kentucky to continue providing quality professional experiences and create future innovative programming.

By ‘STEPPING UP’ you become part of our family and receive ongoing recognition across all platforms (events, website, collateral material, etc.)!

  ~  Help us prepare for our future!  ~

 

Online Donation




Mail-In Donation

Make check payable to: Women Leading Kentucky

Mail to: 620 Euclid Avenue, Suite 105; Lexington, KY 40502

Phone: 859-243-5551

Women Leading Kentucky is a non-profit 501c3 and your contribution is tax-deductible.

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