[I]f NOM makes a contribution from its own resources that are not specificially designated for one of these efforts donor identities are NOT disclosed. It is critical we have a reserve fund to give to these efforts to ensure victory and protect donor identity.
…just two individuals contributed more than $6 million to the organization’s political arm – accounting for about two-thirds of NOM’s 2010 revenue, while single donations below $5,000 covered only 8 percent of reported revenue.The top five contributions to the National Organization for Marriage, Inc in 2010 were:
I want you to realize that NOM is a small group of devoutly religious Catholics supported by a couple of undisclosed sources. NOM is essentially made up of Brian Brown, its President, Maggie Gallagher, the CEO, a handful of other Board members (who are scattered across the country involved in other matters), a couple of advisors to Mr. Brown and a small and largely incompetent office staff.Of course, shielding the few benevolent One Percenters from public scrutiny is of paramount importance; look at the relentless focus the left has kept on the Koch brothers since their meddling became apparent. (I know you're wondering, it's probably not them, David Koch at least is on record as supporting marriage equality.)