The Patron Program is the highest level of membership, designed for the Center for Watershed Protection’s top partners. These organizations have committed to strong, continued support of the Center for Watershed Protection’s mission and vision. In return, Patrons receive multiple benefits designed to meet their needs including complimentary memberships, webcasts, conference benefits, and an umbrella of recognition opportunities. Patrons are also engaged in providing guidance on documents, presentations on their area(s) of expertise, and otherwise engaging in Center related programs.
The Patron Program is limited to 25 members in the first year and an open process for participation will begin on January 1. The starting annual contribution of patrons is $20,000 per year.
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A Patron program requires an understanding of each and every organization in the program with a special relationship and conversations with participants. To ensure that the Center for Watershed Protection can commit to the high quality of the partnership required for each participant, the number of participants is limited at this time.
The following is a partial list of benefits for Patrons.
The program will require at least yearly interviews with Patrons to determine which of the benefits they care about most and to determine what topics they might have for presentation and cross referencing these with what we plan for conferences and webcasts.
The funds would be used to staff time for Patrons and the program and fulfilling the mission and vision of the Center for Watershed Protection as outlined in our strategic plan. This includes funding the Center’s five year research plan and other education efforts, including the annual National Watershed and Stormwater Conference and the Center’s efforts on National Clean Water Certification and Green Jobs.
Hye Yeong Kwon, Executive Director
410-461-8323 ext 212
Katrina Harrison, Membership Coordinator
410-461-8323 ext 206