As the term implies, nonvoting members are vested members of The Palatine Foundation without voting or management powers. Membership is for one physical year from date of qualifying donation. Membership may be upgraded to Voting at any time.
You have input & Participation
As a Nonvoting Member, your input and advice is accepted by Voting Members towards decisions made by the Foundation Board or any of the Program Committees under direction of Voting Members.
You always have Options
Donors may become Nonvoting Members with at least one event of a Direct Single Pay Contribution with Single Participation for one time Option One. Option One sustains a Nonvoting Membership for one twelve month period. You always have the option to “upgrade” your donor status at any time through the year as donations accrue for each Donor.
“MEN IN TIGHTS”
Level One - 1-time individual donation up to - $1,000
The first level of participation and membership is the Men In Tights. This is the first level of duty for all donations under $100.
Level Two - 1 Year Sustained non-voting - $1,001 to $10,000
Direct Single Pay Contribution with Single Participation for one time donation.
The third level participation and membership is the Page who is assigned to help the Knight perform their duties. In medieval times, a page was an attendant to a nobleman, a knight, a Governor, a knight, or a Castellan. A medieval page was the first stage of chivalric knighthood
Level Three - 1 Year Sustained non-voting - $10,001 to $50,000
The third level participation and membership is the Squire. Starting in the Middle Ages, a squire was the shield- or armor-bearer of a knight. At times, a squire acted as a knight's errand runner. Squires had already served 7 years in the role of a page before moving to the role of a Squire at the age of 14 years old.
Level Four - 1 Year Sustained non-voting - $50,001 to $100,000
Rangers are most popular the of the “Civilian” crowd in the Palatine Foundation. Ranger level donors have further control and influence over their donations and the benefits to select personal projects.
Level Five - 1 Year Sustained non-voting - $100,001 to $500,000
The Knight is the most aggressive, noblest, and the highest level of non-voting membership. As a knight, a Donor has their crusades well chosen and funded with the Palatines at their side.
Donors can structure their donations to qualify for either of the five participation options, via any of the several gifting options available through the Palatine Foundation, N.A..