Harry Johnson (president): $289,645; Richard Marshall (CFO):$203,715; Ed Jackson Jr. (executive architect) $211,374
The top three officers of the tax-exempt Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation made a combined $704,000 in 2007. The group is raising cash to build a King monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The foundation also paid a “license fee” of $761,160 to Intellectual Properties Management Inc., a for-profit company owned by members of the King family.
Eighty-two cents of every donated dollar goes to fund-raising and administration, according to Charity Navigator.