Giving Societies

The President’s Circle

 

Annual donors that contribute $20,000 or more -  A President’s Circle member will receive a commemorative keepsake and be listed on the President’s Circle wall of recognition placed outside of the President’s office in the Ferrell Academic Center.  They are invited to special gatherings throughout the year and are personally thanked by current students.  They are also listed in the Spirit of Giving and receive the Raven Review.

 

President Circle Levels

$50,000+

President’s Gold Circle

$20,000 to $49,000

President’s Circle

 

Cornerstone Society

 

Membership in the Cornerstone Society is obtained through annual giving, July 1 through June 30, of $1,000 - $19,999 to the Benedictine College Fund. The Fund supports vital student scholarships and financial aid, fuels innovative academic programs, grows faith initiatives, and keeps your favorite Benedictine organization, department or athletic team strong.  A special keepsake will be sent to all members and their names will appear on a recognition wall in St. Benedict’s Hall on campus. All Cornerstone memebers will also be listed in annual donor report and receive invitations to special events on campus.

 

Cornerstone Society Levels

$15,000 to $19,999

Spires

$10,000 to $14,999

Pillars

$5,000 to $9,999

Keystone

$1,000 to $4,999

Archway

 

Beanie Society

 

Young Alumni (10 years or less) that contribute $500 or more - Young alumni who give to the Benedictine College Fund between July 1 through June 30, with gifts of $500 or more become members of the Beanie Society. New donors to this society will be recognized with a special keepsake and listed in the Annual Report.

 

Summit Society

 

Lifetime Giving of $100,000 and above - Individuals who have donated substantially through the years to  Benedictine College will be recognized as members of the Summit Society, with lifetime of giving $100,000 or more.

 

1858 Loyalty Society

 

Those who have demonstrated a consistent commitment to Benedictine College through giving five or more years.

 

Charter Level: in recognition of five plus years of consecutive giving

Milestone Level: in recognition of ten to 19 years of consecutive giving

Lifetime Level: in recognition of 20 or more year of consecutive giving

 

Legacy Society

 

Individuals and couples who have placed Benedictine College in their estate plan or created an endowment shall become members of the Legacy Society.  This includes: trusts, life insurance policies, annuities, endowed chairs, retirement plans, life-income plans or funded a permanent endowment at a minimum level of $25,000.  Members of the Legacy Society will be honored on the Legacy wall and at an annual event.