Join our Advisory Board 

The WBC of Northern Ohio is taking applications for our Advisory Board

The Women's Business Center of Northern Ohio is seeking visionary, dynamic Advisory Board members, with a deep understanding of Cleveland, who can add value to the mission and goals of the WBC. Strategic and Innovative individuals with proficient problem-solving and communication skills are encouraged to apply. 



  • Serve as an active ambassador to regional partners on behalf of WBC and leverage networks and connections 

  • Mentor WBC staff  

  • Actively participate in important WBC events 

  • Participate in fundraising activities 

  • Stay informed on best practices that will assist in the goals and mission of WBC  


Time Demands (Approximate): 

  • Prepare for, attend and conscientiously participate in all Council meetings (1.5 hours quarterly) 

  • Attend and actively participate in the annual fundraiser (3-4 hours annually) 

  • Meet with potential donors/funders to make a case for funding the organization, answer questions, etc. (4 hours annually) 


Financial and Resource Development Expectations: 

  • Through personal or professional resources, secure a minimum of $2,500 per year 

  • Sell tickets to fundraising events 

  • Recruit sponsors, as needed 

  • Identify and cultivate potential donors 


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The WBC services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, and disability. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. To make a request or obtain more information, please contact the Columbus WBC at 614-732-0981 & the Cleveland WBC at 216-992-5655.

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